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Monkland Cheese Dairy

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Address: The Pleck, Hereford HR6 9DB, England
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+44 1568 720307

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

Reviewed 2 days ago
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 cheese from semi-hard (cheddar style) to soft and soft blue cheese: something for all tastes... More 

Thank martinu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 was very friendly as were the people in the shop where we bought 3 different... More 

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North Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 good choice of homemade cake available it was a pleasure to experience the peace and... More 

Thank Alfred1914
Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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, fairly cheese focussed. The cheese board is large - the only thing I would say... More 

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We always stop off here for a bowl of the excellent home made soup served with delightful home made bread and served with a portion of the cheese made on site. A small shop selling fruit juices, chutney and preserves is available and we always stock up on these for small gifts or for our own use. This has the... More 

Thank Brian W
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

give this a try out, great coffee,tea and cake and lots of "free"cheese to try! and a tour of the cheese makeing plant

Thank artmarketing
Gloucestershire, UK
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99 reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Only takes about 20 mins but this is a really interesting little cheese maker. Good cafe and lots of interesting food (& cheese!) to buy.

Thank php5
Seaham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We stopped at Monkland Cheese while driving the Leominster Black and White Village Trail. A pleasant way to break up the drive. Although there was no guided tour available on the day we visited, the lady at the counter was very informative and the samples appreciated. There is a nice little cafe and a shop selling a good selection of... More 

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