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Monkland Cheese Dairy

#9 of 53 things to do in Hereford Features Animals
The Pleck, Hereford HR6 9DB, England
+44 1568 720307
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Tasty

Call in when going past in the car great choice of cheese more that you want plenty of local and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alfie n
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Hereford, United Kingdom
A visit by chance.

My wife and i set out to visit Leominster on Sunday morning. However most of it was closed and so... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Briansdad2262
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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The Pleck, Hereford HR6 9DB, England
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+44 1568 720307
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Call in when going past in the car great choice of cheese more that you want plenty of local and other cheese , nice and friendly staff very helpful with advice on what you need.

Thank alfie n
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My wife and i set out to visit Leominster on Sunday morning. However most of it was closed and so we decided to take a ride around west Herefordshire. it was about lunchtime and we saw the sign for Monkland Cheese on the main road...More

Thank Briansdad2262
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Visited with a group of 8 children and had a lovely tour around the children were of various ages from 2yrs - 10 yrs it was great they did a 'Splat' test and got to see cheese at various stages. Really interesting and although it...More

Thank Kate90036
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a small, family run dairy hidden away in Monkland that is well worth a visit. For a very reasonable £3.50 you can take a guided tour around the dairy as cheese is being made in front of you - and our tour guide...More

Thank MissRubyJewels
Reviewed 23 May 2017

very good cheeses and homemade soup A good range of local products although they can be a tad over priced

Thank aemkr1201
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The star attractions are (obviously) the chance to taste and then buy some really good and unusual cheeses. The additional benefit is to have the chance to see how the cheeses are made - phone ahead to check visiting times. They provide a range of...More

Thank martinu
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A very interesting insight into the cheesemaking process. From raw milk to the finished product, all well explained. Good Cheselbourne to taste too!

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour (£3.50), which showed us just how the cheese was made. The first room is where the milk is brought up to temperature, so is a bit warm but following this the temperature is cool. The lady who showed us round...More

Thank Derrick w
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A very welcome break on the A44. Having been hounded by large lorries exceeding the speed limits and trying to avoid the myriad of potholes as well it was good to turn off to Monkland Cheese Cafe for afternoon tea. Spotlessly clean and with a...More

Thank Alfred1914
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Just a little way off the A44, this artisan cheese 'factory' makes small amounts of cheese, from a soft cheese through to a cheddar-style and flavoured cheeses. The tour is detailed and interesting, covering all of the stages of cheese making. The cafe is, unsurprisingly,...More

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Phil and Maddy P
21 April 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Property representative |
The café is open as usual but there are no cheese tours on that day.
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80ced
16 November 2016|
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Response from Mark H | Property representative |
The café is open 10-5 Mon-Sat. The dairy tours Mon and Wed 10-2 with last entry 1.15. The dairy closes Dec 8th-Jan10th but the café will be open except bank hols. Hope that helps.
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80ced
16 November 2016|
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Response from Mark H | Property representative |
The cafew is open 10-5 mon-sat. The dairy tours Mon and wed 10-2 with last entry 1.15. Yes suitable for children.
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