Ashmore Farmhouse voted one of the top 50 best cheeses in the world at the 2011 World Cheese Awards. Chaucer's Camembert gained 3 stars at the 2014 Great Taste Awards and was voted one of the top 50 food products out of 10,000 entries. Gruff also received 2 stars and Ashmore 1 star, continuing our proud run of awards across all our cheeses. See the fantastic video of our review below and the comments from the judges and our own church of cheese scribe here!

  This new award continues our success with a Silver medal and a Bronze in the 2013 British Cheese Awards for Gruff, one of our goat cheeses. If you want to order any of our cheeses or Cowslip butter we are happy to do "online". Just give us a call or email and we will make a bespoke package up for you and calculate postage if required click here to use the attached order form...but hurry we sell out fast for Xmas.

2015 Voting is now open again for the Taste of Kent Awards - if you like our cheese's then please vote for us in the Food Producers category - click here to take you to the page - many thanks we really do appreciate your support.

NEW! Catch the latest facebook news from our resident scribe at the "Church of Cheese" or our latest news and links here

2015 Christmas Cheese Open Days - You know Xmas would not be the same without them! - Come along see us making the cheeses with a free guided tour (starring our very own George), enjoy a glass of mulled wine or cider with us and pick-out a unique gift. December 18th, 19th & 21st - 10am-4pm - click here for map and details. Closed Sunday 20th (but you can find us at Faversham and Whitstable farmers markets) then open Tuesday  22nd, Wednesday 23rd - 10am-2pm  for last minute cheese and finally Xmas eve 10-12am for last last minute cheese!

Tasting and meet the producer Weekends at the Goods Shed, Canterbury

Welcome to the Cheesemakers of Canterbury website - Home of the award winning Ashmore Farmhouse Cheese and Kelly's Canterbury Goat CheeseCatch us at the Goods Shed, Canterbury and a wide range of fairs and farmers markets throughout the year.

This site will enable you to find out about our handmade cheeses and new from 2013 our home made Cowslip butter follow them through the process from the milk to the presses, to the finished prize winning cheese.

Cheesemakers of Canterbury also offer our range of  cheeses available for local delivery, or they can be posted/courier anywhere in Kent, Sussex and the UK at very reasonable at cost  rates. Just call us.

Our Cheeses are also available to purchase through our own shop in the Goods Shed, Canterbury and selected retailers and are on the menu in some fine local restaurants and pubs

In addition, you can discover both our history as cheesemakers and the history of our named Ashmore cheese, which we make from unpasteurised British Friesian cows milk and British goats milk, which we source from local Canterbury farms.

If you have any further questions about our cheeses you can contact us by e-mail at or by calling 01227 751741.

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