Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The Cheese shop

The Cheese shop, Hartington.The former creamery in the village, often called the cheese factory, was founded by the Duke of Devonshire in the 1870s; it was one of the three sources of Stilton, and also produced its own unique Dovedale cheese and others such as Buxton Blue cheese. The factory was closed in 2009 after being sold by Dairy Crest to the Long Clawson Dairy Company. The cheese shop associated with the factory has re-opened under private ownership.


  1. Lovely light you've caught, it accents the stonework beautifully and the cherry tree really pops!

  2. I think I'd enjoy a stop in there.