The Holy Smokery
Location Skipton United Kingdom Product category Meat & Charcuterie
Our story
Jake Buchan is fusing traditions that date back to Cistercian monks with modern tastes to carve out a niche for himself in the world of food. The Holy Smokery is located at a long-established smokehouse on the Kilnsey Estate in the Yorkshire Dales.

Formerly operated with award-winning success by the Roberts family - who run the estate - the chance came up for a new occupant when the family opted to focus on their other business interests.

Enter Mr Buchan, who spent 18 years living and working in Manchester as a chef but who seized the chance to move across the Pennines when the head of K...
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About Us
Jake Buchan Message maker
My original plan was to have a restaurant of my own but I saw this and I’ve always enjoyed the production side as opposed to the service side of things. We want to grow enough to supply restaurants and farm shops but at the same time keep it small enough so we can focus on creating an artisan handcrafted product.