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WI Cookery School

Denman College, Marcham, Abingdon OX13 6NW, England
+44 1865 391991
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A wonderful oasis in a sometimes crazy world

Just back from my 4th visit to Denman College. It is often called 'the jewel in the W.I. crown' and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maureen S
Redhill, United Kingdom
Well appointed Accommodation & V.G. Arts & Crafts Course

20 - 23/3/17. Arts & Crafts Course with Anna Stevens. First time at Denman and arrived to well... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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Denman College, Marcham, Abingdon OX13 6NW, England
+44 1865 391991
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from my 4th visit to Denman College. It is often called 'the jewel in the W.I. crown' and it is a fitting description. I went on my own but once inside Denman you are alone no longer. My course focused on the Life...More

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed March 25, 2017

20 - 23/3/17. Arts & Crafts Course with Anna Stevens. First time at Denman and arrived to well appointed single room with beautiful soft furnishings courtesy of North Yorkshire West WI. Each federation has undertaken to furnish the bedrooms with provision also made for carers,...More

2  Thank DoricLady
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Peter was an excellent tutor and we were well supported. Success was had by all! Denman is a lovely place to visit with 9 acres of beautiful gardens, including a lake. I felt privileged to be in the Georgian House with its rich history. The...More

1  Thank Pinkhat66
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Denman College is a wonderful place to learn, socialise and relax. I gave just had a weekend in the WI Cookery School where I learnt a tremendous amount. As well as this the accommodation, food and surroundings were sublime.

1  Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Denman college is set in a beautiful old house with lovely grounds. It is a perfect place to learn a new craft, or brush up on one you already enjoy. The bedrooms are all beautifully arranged and comfortable. The food ,as you can imagine, with...More

Thank EpicureanOx14
Reviewed June 24, 2016

I attended a course on Thai cookery with tutor Peter Lien . Excellent tutor who gave us very clear instructions on the dishes he made. We then made them ourselves. we were able to store them in the fridge and bring them home with us....More

Thank 659philfan
Reviewed February 22, 2016

I have just returned from my fifth cookery course at Denman college since first "discovering" that men are allowed to go on the courses as well. As with each occasion I have gone home enthused with lots of new ideas, skills and techniques to improve...More

1  Thank snowydog
Reviewed May 23, 2015

Denman College is set in beautiful grounds, in a 17th century 'gentleman's residence', which is beautiful too! I have not experienced the cookery school, but knowing the WI, it will be brilliant!

Thank SallyMabey
Reviewed March 16, 2015

fantastic value for money. food amazing and plentiful. rooms really comfortable and quiet. Cannot fault our weekend away. company really amusing, tutors enthusiastic and fun. we didn't actually use the cookery school but did watercolours, flower arranging and drumming would recommend all three.

Thank LFennelly
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went for a day course which was excellent. But, lunch was a key part of the day but we had to sit at cramped tables on very uncomfortable chairs and service was slow. The food did not live up to its WI billing. I was...More

2  Thank Carole H
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