The Sports Kitchen

Our extremeley popular residential course - combining learning to cook with sport and fitness.

Each day will feature both cookery lessons and physical training sessions.

Our in house personal trainer, Simon Keele of Shape Smiths, will be on hand for daily fitness sessions and, together with nutritional therapist Venetia Cameron-Rose, will teach students about nutrition for fitness and general health.

You will learn what to eat it to improve your fitness and cook the nutritious food in our kitchen.

Whatever your sport, be it long distance running, hockey, rugby, football, athletics etc Simon and Venetia will help you design a fitness and nutrition programme to enhance your training regime.

Simon is a REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals) level 4 qualified Personal Trainer and will consider your individual requirements when constructing the training sessions for the week. His motivation and expertise will help you achieve your goals. See his website [here]

2019 Course Dates:

... these courses are literally 'running out of the door!'

Sunday 14th July - Friday 19th July

Sunday 21nd July - Friday 26th July

Sunday 28th July - Friday 2nd Aug

Sunday 11th Aug - Friday 16th Aug

Duration and cost:

Students are asked to arrive on Sunday between 5pm and 6.15pm - trains may be met at Taunton by request.The course will finish on Friday at 1pm. The course costs £650 inclusive of all activities, tuition, accommodation and food.

Contact Tricia on 01823 461394 or

Venetia on 01823 432419

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