A Morning or Afternoon in the Dairy


Well that was a crazy time (again).  Who knew!

In line with new government advice as of February 22nd we intend to fling open our doors again (from May 21) to the cheese loving public and start running our very successful cheese making classes.

We want you to have a great and fun day but obviously things have changed, and we have put in place a few extra measures to ensure your safety.

This is a commercial food production space and we have always maintained the highest level of hygiene and cleanliness. All surfaces in this dairy; walls, tables, doors, equipment, handles etc are regularly cleaned and disinfected or steam cleaned.

Class sizes have been reduced to ensure we can all maintain social distancing.

During classes all the doors will be left open to ensure sufficient air flow and ventilation to the workspace area.

All guests will be offered face masks, gloves, handwashing facilities and aprons should these be still be recommended at the time of your class.

Any food will be ready in pre-packed boxed rather than our usual buffet style.

In the past participants have worked in pairs. This will only continue if you are part of the same family group or bubble. If you are attending alone, you will work on your own.

We will assume that all participants will not have had any onset of any Covid19 symptoms or knowingly been in contact with anyone displaying symptoms in the previous 14 days.

If you have a booking and are feeling unwell please contact us, we will help rearrange.

If you already have a booking and wish to re book please e mail info@wildescheese.co.uk quoting original order number, date of class and new date that you wish to attend.

We are completely thrilled that the Guardian has listed us as one of the top foodie courses in the UK - read it here



The morning, starting at 11am or 11.30am (will be confirmed on the booking receipt) and lasting approximately 2.5 hours, will allow you to see the entire cheese making process from end to end with the opportunity to get your hands in and help make our Rebellion or St Bruce Cheese - you will leave with a 300g cheese to mature at home. Full care instructions will be provided.



 The full programme includes:

  • Tea, Coffee on arrival
  • A brief overview of the cheese making process
  • Milk comparison exercise (tasting supermarket milk vs farm milk)
  • Making Rebellion Cheese, this will include adding the cultures and rennet, breaking the curds and whey and moulding the cheese.
  • Cheese tasters
  • A tour of the dairy and maturing rooms
  • Question and answer session
  • A 300g freshly made cheese to take home with you to mature (cheese will be ready in 4-6 weeks)

Price per person £40

Looking to book a private group visit? Please contact us info@wildescheese.co.uk or call us on 07984 098629

'Dear Keith and Philip, 

Just wanted to thank you both once again for the delightful morning with you this week. We were blown away by your generosity. My mum is enjoying her box of cheese and we are savouring every morsel of our Napier and Rebellion. Whey made an excellent fruit soda bread for breakfast today.

All the best.

Sarah, Claire and Hazel'


Sue Wollard, organiser of a recent group visit said:

'I have had amazing feedback from the Group!  Thanks so much for looking after them so well – they had a wonderful time.  They are all hooked on your cheese and will be regular customers in the Market!  Tell Chris to watch out for them'


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