A definitive list of the top 25 British-made bags.
We’ve put together a list of British-made bag brands for every occasion, purpose and size. Our list is brimming with great design, materials and craftsmanship. All made right here in the UK.
On a mission to create objects of ‘soul and purpose’, Bennett Winch is known for fusing a timeless, understated aesthetic with truly innovative product design. British-made using traditional techniques and the highest quality materials, their luggage and accessories are aimed at a new breed of discerning minimalists; those who understand that if you buy well you need only buy once.
Blackshore is sustainably made British Coastal Clothing from a former Lowestoft net factory. Their range includes a canvas sailor’s duffel bag made from heavy cotton canvas (of the type used for boat covers), waterproofed for maximum practicality.
Hettie was born from a passion for traditional British fabrics and a respect for old fashioned craftsmanship. Made in the UK, every Hettie accessory is crafted from the finest local materials, by British craftsmen and women, with a passion for hand-craftsmanship.
Nelson Were are a small family run business designing and handcrafting leather bags and accessories. Nelson Were is a Kenyan born designer who is the creative force behind the brand – he started out making his own clothes, and then followed with designing and making shoes and jewellery to sell, then finally onto bags after moving to the UK.
Started by ex-art dealer Toby Thomas, Ottely is a small bespoke leather goods workshop based in Gloucestershire. Everything they make is designed and hand crafted in their studio. They use both traditional and modern techniques to create items that have a timeless elegance and are made to last.
Padfield crafts the finest leather accessories in England from British-made leather. With ethical and environmental sustainability a major factor in their decision making, Padfield has partnered with a British tannery to source and tan their leather. Padfield are committed to keeping our rich heritage of British leather tanning and craftsmanship alive.
Lovingly handmade in the UK from 100% leather, The Cambridge Satchel Company offers a range of satchels from traditional designs to contemporary colours.
Their very first satchel was inspired by traditional British, leather schoolbags from years gone by. They still make satchels but their collection now includes large and small bags and accessories in lots of sizes and styles with many inspired by bags from the past. We believe we have something for everyone.
Handy tote for your everyday essentials; limited edition; handmade from British wool; saddlery leather handles; fully lined in hardy workwear denim; internal pocket. Woven on traditional looms that the iconic Welsh blankets were once woven and handmade in Wales.
Tusting is one of the largest manufacturers of leather luggage in England with over 135 years of experience in the leather industry. It’s still an independent, family-run business.
Zoe Darling combine quality, aesthetics and usability. By creating products with high quality components they believe Zoe Darling pieces will, over time, develop character and condition becoming trusted investment pieces for owners.
Founder of AndReal Design, Andrea Benahmed Dijali is a qualified fashion designer, highly experienced and specialised in leather creations. Andrea’s passion for designing handbags and accessories started whilst working first hand with leather materials in 2015. She has been specialising in restoring leather handbags and during this time she started designing her own handbags that were uniquely crafted.
Billy Tannery is a new kind of leather company. After discovering that not one goatskin left over from the UK food industry was being tanned here, we decided to do something. Tapping into local leather knowledge we built a pioneering microtannery in Leicestershire and our sustainable, bark-tanned goat leather now completes the circle from food to leather. Our growing range of leather goods is designed and made in England to celebrate this exceptional material.
Carpet Bags of England design and handmake quintessentially English traditional style victorian carpet bags in their own Somerset workshop. The brass hardware is made in a British Foundry and the leather is from a local tannery.
Dear Moon creates unique and desirable products from the finest of materials. From their studio deep in the heart of The New Forest National Park they design and create a range of goods, handcrafted from the finest leathers.
Glencroft are a brand of sheepskin and wool countrywear based in the Yorkshire Dales. Their range includes exceptional quality cross-body saddle bags made using thick hide leather, currently available in four colours – green, tan, brown and navy.
Hyde & Hare is a luxury lifestyle brand offering the finest quality, ethically sourced hides to produce one-of-a-kind bags and accessories; fashion pieces that are timeless, elegant and at an affordable price.
Jane Hopkinson Bags is a family-run business in the heart of the English countryside. Their British leather bags cover over thirty designs from small day time and evening bags, across the body bags, satchels, tote bags through to the weekend and travel bags.
Losana B take beautiful fabrics and turn them into fabulous things. Many of their fabrics are rescued, reused, recycled, upcycled, renovated, reinvented, refurbished or remade. They have an ever growing range of standard designs, all of which can be made to order in a variety of fabrics with a range of variations.
Luxac uniquely combines the elegance of a handbag with the function of a rucksack. Perfect for your iPad or laptop, LUXAC is both beautiful and practical. British made and built to last, LUXAC is the bag you have all been looking for.
Openhouse Products design and manufacture bags mainly for the emergency services and health sector, however our product range doesn’t stop there. We also supply a large range of off the shelf bags as well as medical equipment and consumables.
P Kirkwood’s aim is to provide their customers with minimal, functional, stylish leather goods for both men and women. All pieces are designed and handcrafted in house at their workshop in Brighton.
A premium handbag brand that allows individuality and function in handbags that are both beautiful and timeless.
Steph Rubbo Saddlery specialises in making beautiful, durable, bespoke leather goods, using traditional saddlery tools and techniques. Their range of products includes briefcases, satchels, handbags, belts, card holders, pet collars and leads, as well as bridles and saddles, all created with the highest quality craftsmanship.
Simple and distinctive, casual but elegant, practical and pleasurable, tea green aims to offer a contemporary and individual collection of handbags, purses and more. Established in 2013, tea green is a small design business set up by Frances Bayliss, based in Somerset, England.
The Leather Satchel Co. make bags and accessories using the Hanshaws method (heavy equestrian styled leather and classic raw edge leather-work.)
Umpie Handbags make unique designer fabric handbags here in the UK. Their range includes handbags, shoulder Bags, Hobo Bags, Tote Bags and a collection of Vegan bags.
Originally a manufacturer of fishing and shooting bags, John Chapman makes hand crafted canvas, leather and tweed bags for travel, leisure, business and sporting activities, in Carlisle, Cumbria.
Cotswold Aquarius pride themselves in the creation of high quality, innovative hand crafted, British made luggage for the discerning angler.
Cotswold Aquarius also offers a bespoke service for private and corporate customers, enabling them to create unique luggage designs, whatever the application.