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Are you fed up with tasteless supermarket cheese that's full of preservatives?

Do you want to know where your food comes from?

Wondered about making your own cheese but always thought it was too time consuming and difficult.

At Abbey Farm Cottage Jonty our cheese maker will show you how to make fabulously tasty cheese in our kitchen  using  everyday kitchen equipment, (some basic cheese making equipment is required which we can supply for pick up at the farm).

Whilst on the course we use our own Raw Goats milk from our goats we do give you the adaptions to make the cheeses using shop bought milk and our recipes are inter changeable between Cow and Goat milk.

Cheese Courses are either:

 Haloumi Experience make your own haloumi around a light lunch incorporating produce from the farm 

. £50 person (minimum 2 people)

1/2  day ( approximately 3-4 hours)2 cheeses, yoghurt and tasting of our Rosedale Cheeses

£95 per person max 8 people

Full  day (approximately 6 hours) 3 cheeses, yoghurt and tasting of our Rosedale Cheeses

£125 per person max 8 people

Corporate bespoke courses can be arranged please email for details and prices

Goat Experience which is Meet and pet the goats see how we make Rosedale cheeses,taste our Rosedale Cheeses and enjoy a light lunch incorporating produce from the farm. £50.( per person (minimum 2 people) 

Meet the Goats £25 per family up to 4 persons £15 per adult and £10 a child under 10  every Saturday from 16th March . 9.30 and 4.30pm please email to book as places limited to 10 people per session, so as not to disturb the goats this may include bottle feeding kids dependant on the time of year. 

If you want to do this outside of published dates please contact Suzie for availability.

Goat Keeping Experience (over 16's only )

Have you been thinking about keeping goats why not come to Abbey Farm Cottage and spend either a whole or half day learning about them it's an early start to see the milking process and through to feeding and general goat care. Prices  are 1/2 day £95 including breakfast and whole day £150 including breakfast and light lunch showcasing products from the farm.  these courses are on an ad hoc basis so please contact for availability

Current cheese course dates 

Dates for cheese courses are;

Saturday 11th May Haloumi Lunch

Saturday 22th June 1/2 Day Cheese course

Saturday 13th July Haloumi Lunch Full

Saturday 28th September  1/2 Day Course

Saturday 12th October

Please contact for more information

Whole day cheese course ; 

We are holding these courses for 2024 on an ad hoc basis, please email for current availability 

If you are interested in any of our courses and experiences and the published dates don't suit please e-mail Suzie  and she will see if we can put another date in the diary.

To book onto the above courses  or to discuss a bespoke course please email

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