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Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

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Address: 403 Lowry's Road, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2B5, Canada
Phone Number: 250-954-3931
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Description: Nestled in the shadow of Mt. Arrowsmith, Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and...
Nestled in the shadow of Mt. Arrowsmith, Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and Mooberry Winery, located on Morningstar Farm, produce a selection of world-class cheeses and fruit wines to delight the senses!Come and visit our heritage dairy farm - take a self-guided tour (complete with map), watch the Cheese makers in action, chat with the wine maker and sample the different varieties of award-winning cheeses and wines we create. Stay for a picnic, watch the milking daily at 4pm, and you just can't leave without visiting all the animals - cows & calves (of course!), sheep, goats, pigs, horses, bunnies and 'Carl' the llama!
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Good spot for the kids

You don't think of a cheese works/winery as being a good spot for children but when it is located in a farm, it changes everything. There are numerous cows (obviously), horses... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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169 reviews 169 reviews
58 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

You don't think of a cheese works/winery as being a good spot for children but when it is located in a farm, it changes everything. There are numerous cows (obviously), horses, donkeys, rabbits and pigs to keep the kids amused. You are free to sample the different cheeses as well as the fruit wines in the little store. Unfortunately when... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Went here to buy some cheese only to find they also have wine...both were delicious and reasonably priced. Was excited to see they also had a petting zoo to entertain the kids and picnic tables to eat your packed lunch. Great spot to stop if on a road trip!

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

There are some really good cheeses here, yummy! I narrowed it down to four;, the flavored feta is my favorite and I am happy to be able to take some home. I really liked the idea of a local place making their own cheese with milk from their farm. It's a bonus that it tastes so good! It's not a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My sister and I decided to go here while staying in Parksville because I wanted to visit the farm and she likes wine and cheese. :P Turns out we both loved the farm and the cheese! (I don't drink wine.) The farm was clean (by farm standards), the animals were friendly, and the people even more so. Little Qualicum Cheeseworks... More 

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Prince Albert, Sask.
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Free tastings of the fruit wine they make. I bought a couple bottles and really enjoyed them. They also have a good selection of cheeses, crackers etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Our family had a great time at Qualicum Cheese Works! Found the place pretty easily with some pretty good signage. We needed a break from the drive and needed to pee and stretch our legs. We got more than that here! You can visit cows, rabbits and more in the 'petting zoo', which looks more like a working farm, which... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a wonderful place to visit with kids! You can watch the cows being milked, and then go on into sample some of their cheese. You can also sample some of their berry wine, the blueberry is my favorite. We go often with our granddaughter and she loves to pet the rabbits, and was able to help feed a... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Summer months are a great time to take the children there to see a working farm and cheese being made. The cheese is second to none. They have interesting condiments as well which I buy regularly.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The sampling area really allows you to bring home some cheese that you will truly love and enjoy perhaps with one of their wines. Which are there to sample as well. The livestock are a great attraction especially for young children. The walk around the farm is lovely too if it hasn't been raining otherwise wear your boots. When you... More 

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victoria B.C.
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Took our grand kids to this place. Lots of fun, the kids loved it and we bought some great cheese and even a bottle of blue-berry wine.

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