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Cartmel Cheeses

1 and 2 Unsworth's Yard, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PN, England
+44 15395 36188
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Ranked #3 of 7 attractions in Cartmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Visited here in July and had a lovely hour sat in the sunny courtyard. We bought gorgeous bread and cheese from the shop and wine from the shop opposite! Absolutely beautiful cheese and once finished we went back in to buy more to take home! Lovely location and next time we'll visit the micro brewery in the yard! thoroughly recommend... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

These for me was a fantastic find as we originally were not going to Cartmel, there was a food market on in the and after noticing signs at he road side about the market we decide to go Carmel and have a look. The village has very tight streets and parking can be hard in the village but I would... More

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West Midlands, England
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Cartmel Cheeses in Unsworth's Yard was a brilliant find during our stop in Cartmel. In fact the whole of Unsworth's Yard is worth seeking out. The choice of cheeses on offer in the shop is fantastically mouth-watering. Slightly on the pricey side, but we would say worth it for the quality and standard. Also plenty of lovely bread, preserves and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We visit the Lake District every couple of years and always visit here as it is a must. Great cheeses with an amazing bakery linked to it and a micro-brewery next door. Seriously, what more do you want or need?!

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Cumbria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a very interesting shop full of different cheeses and you can taste before you buy Great help from staff there and next door a bread shop again different breads Round the corner a beer maker so what more do you want for a nice picnic on the Local Race Course

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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29 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We always stock up on local cheese from this place when we visit Cartmel. The staff are very knowledgable and can advise on what food matches the cheeses. They also supply L'Enclume so what we normally do is have a wide ranging cheese board at the restaurant on a Sat night, note the cheeses we really like and then buy... More

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Esher, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

What a pity that the staff behind the counter were so unhelpful, and in fact rude, when we visited. I am amazed at the glowing reports for this place and feel that it is time for an honest and open review to be posted. The cheeses are over priced and the condition of the cheese we selected was poor at... More

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Martin G, Owner at Cartmel Cheeses, responded to this review

I'm sorry we didn't get it right on this occasion. As a specialist cheese shop we stock a diverse range of cheeses that represent an equally diverse range of flavours. Sometimes particular cheeses are challenging to some peoples palates, sometimes they're downright offensive, to another customer this could be just the kind of cheese they're after. That's the thing about... More

Fylde coast
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Superb selection of cheeses, both hard and soft. Tried the 'Mrs. Kirkham's Lancs - very tasty and the Wenslydale, also very more - ish. Certainly worth a visit. Also, you must try the fresh homemade bread in the adjoining shop, owned by the same people - so many varieties. Really good.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

cartmell cheeses was tucked away down a lovely little village street and as you opened the door, the smells were lovelly, lots of cheeses locally produced however although a very friendly reception, cheeses were a little over priced (still bought some though)..just love good cheeses.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place is cheese heaven! A fantastic range of delicious cheeses, served by knowledgable staff. Not cheap by any means, but the quality is sensational. They also sell great home baked bread, but get there early, they sell out quickly!

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