We love cheese! We talk about it all day long. It’s a bit of an obsession actually…

Nestled in the heart of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty,  Cheddar is the birthplace of the worlds famous Cheddar Cheese. As the only surviving Dairy in the village of Cheddar, it’s our passion and a privilege to preserve authentic Cheddar Cheese production.

Our cheese tour is the perfect gift experience for any cheese enthusiasts wish list. So if you’re as passionate about cheese as we are then why not come and visit us here at Cheddar HQ and enjoy a guided VIP tour where you’ll learn how we make our authentic traditional Cheddar.

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What our cheese tour includes

Our tour is available for individuals (2-8 people) starting at 11am and lasts approximately 1 1/2 – 2 hours. Tours are currently available on Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Please note that due to restricted space in our maturing stores we regret they are unsuitable for wheelchairs, mobility scooters, or similar mobility aids. Please read our terms and conditions before booking.

The tour is £25.00 per person.

Our VIP Cheese Tour invites you behind the scenes to share with you our passion for Cheddar making. Learn the interesting history behind Cheddar village and it’s world famous cheese. Watch our cheese makers in action as we explain the unique process of Cheddar making before visiting one of our maturing stores where we’ll explain the art of maturing cheese and enjoy a cheese grading experience. The culmination of your visit will be a cheese tasting session of some our award-winning traditional Cheddars.  Each person will also receive a 190g wedge of cheese and a box of our cheese straws.

For general enquiries or to book your tour please email