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Fox Hill Cheese House

#1 of 7 things to do in Port Williams Features Animals
1678 Church St, Port Williams, Nova Scotia B0P 1T0, Canada
+1 902-542-3599
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Great cheeses and the best gelato

Great place to visit and buy local cheese. They have many flavours to choose from. The gelato... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christine M
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Kentville, Canada
So nice to support an excellent local business

Discovered this place quite by accident when we purchased their cheese at a farm market in... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
K.C.NovaScotia
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Nova Scotia
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“gelato” (47 reviews)
“smoked gouda” (4 reviews)
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1678 Church St, Port Williams, Nova Scotia B0P 1T0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit and buy local cheese. They have many flavours to choose from. The gelato is extremely creamy and delicious. I was in Italy a few years ago and theirs is as good or better than what I had there. Pumpkin is my...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Discovered this place quite by accident when we purchased their cheese at a farm market in Meteghan. The Gouda cheese with caraway was sooo good! Found the website on the label and decided to pay a visit. Although listed as being in Port Williams, Fox...More

Thank K.C.NovaScotia
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Don't miss this place, they have the best cheese products. When you can buy their cheese right at the plant and meet the staff. Wow!

Thank bowlinfarms
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went in expecting something special, were we disappointed. It is very pretty from the outside. When we entered the girl barely acknowledged us (we were the only customers there). She was busy cutting up cheeses. We expected to be offered samples in order to...More

Thank pickybit
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is my all time favourite local cheese factory. The little store is welcoming with tons of samples! Also has a beautiful covered deck that is great to sit out on in the summer.

Thank TElizabethO
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Some people try, some don't try. Fox Hill falls in to the latter category. Yes you can sample a few different types of cheese, but the store, the setting and everything regarding Fox Hill is a let down. I drove with my wife from Halifax...More

Thank heyvinds
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We bought gelato here. It tasted refreshing after our Cape Split Hike, but we thought flavors were better in the U.S. The chocolate tasted a tad bitter and the pineapple mango tasted more like vanilla mango. We also bought some smoked gouda cheese, which was...More

Thank TNKaz
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Whenever we're going to the Valley, we always find a way to go here. Their gelato is to die for, ditto for their chocolate milk. :-)

Thank novascroller
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My husband and I stopped in to Fox Hill Cheese House today as part of a Starr's Point Tour. We ended up trying the gelato, which was great! He had the apple pie, and I had the raspberry. The apple pie was creamier than the...More

Thank SpotlessUnicorn
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I am happy that my village has a farm which produces the cheese and gelato which I love. I love the pastoral setting, the timber frame picnic spot next to the cheese house, and I have great respect for the staff hired by the cheese...More

Thank Marilyn M
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Marianna P
What is the cost of the cheese factory tour?
16 July 2016|
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Response from Rowcliw2000 | Reviewed this property |
No cost. it's just a store but the cheese is good and the gelato delicious.
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