View our Working Dairy

Cheese Making you say? ooo yeah!

Our exceptional team of cheese-makers continue the art of hand-making Cheddar Cheese the traditional way. Learn the fascinating process of Cheddar making and what makes our cheese so special whist you watch our cheese-makers do what they do best!

View our working dairy and learn about how we make our heritage cheese. Our accompanying film takes you through the entire 7-hour cheese making process whilst you watch the live action.

Entry Price

Adults £3.50

Children 5 – 16 £1.50 *Children must be accompanied by an adult

Under 5 Free

We don’t take bookings in advance. Tickets are available on the day from the shop till.

Opening times

Viewing to see our Dairy is open 7 days a week excluding the month of December and the 01st January.

Monday – Friday

11.30am – 3.00pm last entry. Closing is at 3.30pm

Saturday – Sunday

11am – 3.00pm last entry. Closing is at 3.30pm

Visitors are welcome to come and go as often as they like until 3pm.

Sorry, no pets.

Dairy Schedule

  • Curd Cutting & Dipping from 11.00am (Weekends Only)
  • Pitching & Draining of the vat is usually from 1pm
  • Cheddaring is usually from 2pm
  • Milling is usually from 2.30pm / 3pm

Timings are a guide line only. As a working dairy our timings vary on a daily basis depending on the curd. Our cheese makers may not always be present in the dairy as they attend to other jobs across the site.