Based in Cranborne an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and established by Chris in 2014, Orchard Bay Bakery is an artisan bakery specializing in both traditional & sourdough bread and products.

We use age old methods to develop and produce a more nutritional and gut healthy loaf, all crafted by hand.

From our humble bakery we are on a mission to ‘raise the vibes’ with our daily baked artisanal sourdough breads.

We believe that good bread makes you feel good. It warms the heart, it creates memories for life. It creates positive vibes and we want that to be the standard for happy, healthy humans who love their daily bread.

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**FOR SALE** our trusty 6 tray oven is for sale now. It’s seen a lot of action in the last 4 years but is in Excellent condition and working perfectly(bit like the owner ). Please share/tag about if you know anyone. I’ve had a lot of time wasters on this one. #bakery #oven #deckoven #tomchandley ...

It’s on again tonight!! #pizza #special #beer @orchard_bay_bakery @sixpennybrewery ...

Absolutely ranmed last night @sixpennybrewery for music, #beer and #pizzas . Big thanks to all 👍🏼🍕 ...

These 8 seeded wholemeal #sourdough for @shellbaygarden are looking and smelling delicious 😋 #realbread #raisingthevibes ...

Tonight's #pizza night peeps 😋😉 get your orders in , 5 - 7 pm 👍🏼🍕🍕 ...

Today's country rye #sourdough #crumbshot looking and smelling incredible 😍 #raisingthevibes #Dorset #realbread ...

Want to learn how to make #realbread ?? We are looking to expand our team and have a part time vacancy here at bakery HQ. No experience necessary but some a bonus. Full training given, free loaf of delicious bread, brilliant music and all set in a beautiful location in the country. Hours tbc and salary dependant on experience. Please message us for further details. We look forward to hearing from you. #jobvacancy #baker #cranborne #dorset #raisingthevibes ...

Want to learn how to make #realbread ?? We are looking to expand our team and have a part time vacancy here at bakery HQ. No experience necessary but some a bonus. Full training given, free loaf of delicious bread, brilliant music and all set in a beautiful location in the country. Hours tbc and salary dependant on experience. Please message us for further details. We look forward to hearing from you. #jobvacancy #baker #cranborne #dorset #raisingthevibes ...

One of 3 retarders full of bread being binned due to the power outage as a result of #stormeunice. Alot of hard work goes into #realbread and its gutting having to throw away. We hope power will be restored before Monday 🙏 there's a good week coming, I can feel it !! #raisingthevibes #bepositive ...

Our neighbours @sixpennybrewery #cheese night board looking amazing again this week 👌🏼 #cranborne #supportlocal #brewery #cheeseboard ...

The retarder froze nearly all the shaped doughs which resulted in some frantic defrosting in the oven while it warmed up!! But a few hours later and this is the result 😅 blood pressure has levelled out again now !! #raisingthevibes #realbread ...

Don't forget #pizza #friday is every Friday, just phone through your order, or have a @sixpennybrewery #beer while you wait 😁🍕 ...

Did you know our bread packaging is #biodegradable ? You can find it on the shelves @pamphilldairy @minstergreens @furzehillstores @homefarmshop_ @chettle_village_store @wsclarkesbutchers @cranbornestores #biodegradable #realbread #sourdough #raisingthevibes ...

These #rye #sourdough #cracker test bake samples are almost there, on a menu near you.... ???? All we need is some @thebookandbucketcheesecompany cheese to try them out 😉 ...

New flour and the #sourdough for @the_pig_hotels on the Beach are looking top drawer today!! #raisingthevibes #realbread ...