The Huntspill Oak Bark Leather Satchel


The Huntspill oak bark satchel is the perfect combination of timeless and practical design. The full grain leather allows for the natural tones and character of the hide to be visible, making no two satchels alike. Perfect for slinging over your shoulder before you jump on your Pashley.

The interior is half-lined in a soft and supple panel hide, with a drop pocket for an iPad or notebook, with smaller compartments on the front for pens and other items. For comfort the adjustable shoulder strap and shoulder pad are lined in the softer panel hide. All fittings and buckles are brass and cast in the UK using traditional methods. This satchel is currently available in stock.


Height 29cm, Width 39, Depth 10cm

  • Full grain oak bark tanned leather exterior
  • English tanned panel hide interior
  • Hand made in Britain
  • Hand stitched in places
  • Internal drop pocket
  • Two smaller pen/accessories compartments
  • Brass fitting made in the UK
  • Adjustable, lined shoulder strap
  • Blemishes and slight colour variations may be visible
  • Shades and tones of the leather will vary with each piece
  • A white 'bloom' may appear on the surface of the leather, which will brush off and fade with age
  • Handmade to order

The oak bark hide used for the Holford Holdall comes from one of Britain’s oldest tanneries – it has been on the same site since Roman times. Each hide of leather is sourced from Britain, cured and tanned using natural vegetable dies and then dripped in traditional leather grease to set and enhance the wonderfully rich tones. It also makes the bag virtually waterproof.

Each piece is hand cut and stitched together using a combination of hand and machine sewing.

The character of leather will vary for every individual bag, making each one of a kind.


Before leaving the tannery our leather is treated with a blend of waxes and oils which among other things offer suppleness and water resistance. With time and use the oak bark tanned leather softens and becomes more flexible. 

To maintain durability apply a hide food every 6 months or so. If used in wet conditions we recommend you maintain the water resistance of the bag with a water resistant wax. This will also avoid dye staining.

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