Real Food,
Local Excellence

Located in the heart of West Lancashire, with excellent links to the Northwest and close to some of the best agricultural land in the UK.

If you wish to redeem a voucher please check our training and classes tab for availability and email us at with your preferred class, receipt of our confirmation email will secure your place.

Producers and suppliers of artisan bread, pies and cakes. Many of our breads are suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Provider of bakery training classes and consultancy services. For vouchers and classes click here



Our Awards:


Food Awards LogoLancashire Life LogoLancashire Tourism AwardsTelegraph LogoWorld Bread AwardsWorld Bread Awards

Finalist in The Lancashire Tourism Awards 2016 Local Producer category

Sunday Times 30 Best UK Bakeries  November 2016 click here for the article

i-Community August 2016 vote Merlin's Bakery Cafe the Best Cafe in West Lancashire click here for the article

Daily Telegraph Britain's 20 Best Artisan Bakeries January 2016 click here for the article

Lancashire Life Top Ten Artisan Bakers May 2014 click here for the article

Silver Award Winners in The World Bread Awards 2015 and 2016

FINALIST Food Awards England 2015

Many of our breads are suitable for vegetarians and vegans



Bread Making Classes and Baking Classes held at

Burscough, West Lancashire. CLICK HERE for details

Real Bread Making for Beginners ** Mastering Sourdough ** World Breads ** Pizza and Italian Breads ** Mastering Pies and Savoury
Pastries ** Croissants, Danish Pastries and Sticky Buns ** Special Occasion Baking ** 2-day Intensive Bread Class**

Click here for full details on our classes and for our vouchers if you are buying a Christmas, Birthday or special present

For customer feedback on our classes please go to our Facebook page

Customer comments: "a great day"  "fantastic bread"  "well paced"  "so much background detail"  "very intensive and fun" "great lunch and cakes"  "excellent teaching" "we will be back!"



Our products and breads are on sale at Merlin's Bakery Cafe adjacent to our bakery on Merlin Park in Burscough, click here for details. Limiting food miles wherever possible.



For wholesale supplies, corporate sales, management away-days or team building please click here and drop us an email with your requirements.



Consultants to:

Sefton MBC in 2013/14 on the set-up of The Bakery concept in The Atkinson Centre, Lord Street, Southport. Click here for details.

Merlin's Bakery Cafe in 2014/15. Click here for details


For our consultancy services please email us.

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