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Cartmel Cheeses

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Address: 1 and 2 Unsworth's Yard, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PN, England
Phone Number: +44 15395 36188
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Amazing choice of cheeses, knowledgeable and friendly staff!

Great little shop with a vast array of cheeses to choose from. As I am pregnant I was a bit nervous about what I could and couldn't eat, but the man who served us was so friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great little shop with a vast array of cheeses to choose from. As I am pregnant I was a bit nervous about what I could and couldn't eat, but the man who served us was so friendly, understanding and knowledgeable that I trusted his suggestions immediately and walked away with 2 delicious blocks of cheese - which were eaten within... More 

Thank Chifferrific
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went her after seeing the previous reviews and were not disappointed. The cheese selection was excellent and the guy who served us was very knowledgable. We bought 3 different cheeses, damson jelly and olive bread to eat for lunch outside. The brewery next door was also able to provide plates and cutlery. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Alannah_crawley
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50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this little shop whilst exploring Cartmel, a lovely, little village, with lots of interesting shops. The gentleman behind the counter was very knowledgeable and we were able to 'taste and try' before we settled on a delicious Lancashire cheese.

Thank Sandra L
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We almost missed this. Fantastic range of cheeses that we could taste before buying. Found a magnificent cheese called Ogleshield and even brought some home with us. Very good deli adjacent to the cheeses. Staff very knowledgeable and helpful. This is one good reason to visit Cartmel.

Thank Brian M
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121 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Had a lovely lunch of bread, cheese and olives with a chance to sample each cheese and the leftovers wrapped up for us to take home very tasty and great to go with the beer from the next door brewery

Thank city_ambler
Penarth, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We went to the cheese shop on our way home , the choices were enormous and we sampled several cheeses before buying any . The gentleman serving us was fantastic , very knowledgeable and extremely friendly , asking what sort of cheeses we liked , and pointing us to to the cheeses that we liked . He didn't rush us... More 

Thank mog120
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

What a fantasic shop, we sampled lots of amazing cheeses then purchased a few also crackers, sour dough, chutney and cakes, the pepper cake is the most amazing cake I've ever tasted, and to eat it with the cheese you have to try it to believe how well they taste together! Was so good had to go back the next... More 

Thank Penny J
Capel Garmon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

A Oasis for Cheese lovers. Proprietor took time explaining various cheeses which included a small sample. The cheeses we opted for were extremely tasty. Highly recommended.

Thank 14861486
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This is a small specialist shop in Unsworth Yard in the centre of Cartmel. The cheeses are well presented and look delicious. We were some what put off by the shop assistant who followed our every step and seemed intent on pressurizing us to buy. As we were returning home the next day we decided against making a purchase.

Thank Pengor
Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We were in Cartmel for the Saturday races of the August bank holiday weekend and our first stop when getting off the bus was here to make sure we got in early for our picnic supplies. We got a rosemary and sea salt sourdough, a taster of pork pies, a Lancashire, Wensleydale, Goats cheese and a blue as well as... More 

Thank mhairi h

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