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The Courtyard Dairy
The Courtyard Dairy
The Courtyard Dairy
The Courtyard Dairy
The Courtyard Dairy
The Courtyard Dairy
The Courtyard Dairy
The Courtyard Dairy
The Courtyard Dairy

The Courtyard Dairy

Crows Nest Barn, Austwick, Nr. Settle, Lancashire, LA2 8AS

Produce: Full range of British and European artisan cheeses.

They know the story behind each and every one of their great tasting cheeses, even those from further afield in France, Spain and Switzerland. They have the most fantastic blog……..a fantastic insight for anyone interested to learn more about cheese production.

The Courtyard Dairy select each artisan cheese with exquisite care, to ensure they have an extensive range of cheeses that have been aged to perfection, then hand-cut at the shop, and sent by ‘cheese mail order’ direct to customer’s doors.

Owners Andy & Kathy Swinscoe, always champion British hand made cheeses, that have been made on farms, using quality, mostly unpasteurised milk from single herds. Most of these small farmers and artisan cheese makers have less than 70 cows, the smallest has only 12 cows! We are talking about “proper farmhouse British Cheese”!

Andy & Kathy know the story behind each and everyone of their great tasting cheeses, even those from further afield in France, Spain and Switzerland. They also have the most fantastic blog, featuring many articles and videos with producers, a fantastic insight for anyone interested to learn more about cheese production.

The Courtyard Dairy has come a long way in a short space of time, which could well be down to Andy’s extensive culinary background. His parents were restaurateurs, so growing up he was surrounded by great food. He soon went to work at an Edinburgh Michelin starred restaurant, serving an amazing cheeseboard.

When the opportunity arose to visit the suppliers, Andy jumped at it, and ended up being offered a cheese apprenticeship in France. He now uses a combination of all the skills he has amassed to individually refine and finish the cheese.

The Courtyard Dairy takes cheese to the next level with their specially equipped shop that's designed to mature cheese further.  On a day-to-day basis the cheeses are turned, brushed and washed!

 

Awards:

Best New Cheese Retailer – British Cheese Awards

Best Cheese Counter – The World Cheese Awards

Cheesemonger of the Year – The World Cheese Awards

Runner Up ‘Best Food Retailer’ – The Observer Food Awards

World’s Best Cheese Shops – Daily Telegraph

Runner Up ‘Best Food Retailer’ – BBC Food & Farming Awards

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Yorkshire Pecorino (Fresco)

Yorkshire Pecorino (Fresco)

£8.75 - £32
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Young Buck

Young Buck

£7.95 - £260
(0.25 - 8.00 KG)

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Stichelton

Stichelton

£9.45 - £280
(0.25 - 8.00 KG)

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Rollright

Rollright

£10.15 - £37.50
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Richard III Wensleydale

Richard III Wensleydale

£7.20 - £26
(0.31 - 1.20 KG)

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Pecorino with Truffle

Pecorino with Truffle

£12.85 - £49
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Sparkenhoe Blue

Sparkenhoe Blue

£8.40 - £31.65
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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St Andrew's Cheddar

St Andrew's Cheddar

£6.95 - £26.45
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Sparkenhoe Vintage

Sparkenhoe Vintage

£6.70 - £25.20
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Mini Cheese Cake Tower

Mini Cheese Cake Tower

£32.50 - £39.60
(5.00 KG)

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Stonebeck

Stonebeck

£10.50 - £40.15

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Fruit Cake & Cheese

Fruit Cake & Cheese

£14.50 - £26.95
(0.75 - 1.00 KG)

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Lanark Blue

Lanark Blue

£8.25 - £32
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Berwick Edge

Berwick Edge

£8.20 - £30.95
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Cais na Tire Sheep

Cais na Tire Sheep

£9.95 - £37.50
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Darling Blue

Darling Blue

£8.20 - £30.95
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Dale End Cheddar

Dale End Cheddar

£7.45 - £29.20
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Cote Hill Blue

Cote Hill Blue

£8.45 - £33.90
(0.29 - 1.25 KG)

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30 Month Parmesan

30 Month Parmesan

£8.80 - £33.90
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Baron Bigod Brie

Baron Bigod Brie

£8.05 - £85
(0.25 - 2.80 KG)

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Old Winchester

Old Winchester

£7 - £26
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Leeds Blue

Leeds Blue

£9.25 - £35
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Kirkham’s Lancashire

Kirkham’s Lancashire

£5.90 - £26
(0.25 - 1.10 KG)

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Ogleshield Raclette

Ogleshield Raclette

£8.25 - £60
(0.35 - 2.80 KG)

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Killeen Goats’ Gouda

Killeen Goats’ Gouda

£8.75 - £33
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Fellstone

Fellstone

£7 - £26
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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Devon Blue

Devon Blue

£6.70 - £26.45

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Etivaz Gruyere

Etivaz Gruyere

£8.55 - £40.50
(0.20 - 1.00 KG)

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Hafod Cheddar

Hafod Cheddar

£7.40 - £29.25
(0.25 - 1.00 KG)

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