Legendary Cheese Shop In Hartington

No visit to the Peak District is complete without a trip to The Hartington Cheese Shop! This legendary shop has been selling local and national cheeses from its quaint stone building, ‘’The Old Cheese Shop’’, in the charming village of Hartington for over 50 years. In addition to stocking over 70 varieties of cheese at any one time, they also stock a fabulous range of local ales, gins, chutneys, biscuits and much more. So, whether you’re looking for tasty treats to enjoy during your Peak District stay, or as a gift or treat to take home, The Hartington Cheese Shop has a little something for everyone! 

Open 9am to 5pm daily, the helpful team can’t wait to welcome you!

Why not gift a Hartington Cheese Shop Hamper, or have one delivered for your own special occasion? And, if you want to really impress your guests, why not go all out with a fabulous Cheese Celebration Cake?!

If you can’t get to Hartington, no panic, The Hartington Cheese Shop also have an online store, delivering fresh, delicious cheese right to your door!

The Hartington Cheese Shop

The Old Cheese Shop

The Hartington Cheese Shop is perfectly positioned in the village of Hartington, overlooking the village’s quaint duck pond. Here the knowledgeable staff are eager to share their expertise and guide you through the delightful options available.

The Hartington Cheese Shop is a treasure trove of artisan cheeses from across the globe with over 70 cheeses available at any one time, but their true passion lies in showcasing local speciality cheeses and the very best local artisan offerings from Derbyshire and Staffordshire. 

Indulge in Hartington’s Devonshire Gold, a soft blue cheese, produced at the request of Chatsworth’s Duke of Devonshire, or maybe the Hartington Hottie, a white cheese blended with chillies!  For those with a sweet tooth, why not try out their award-winning chocolate and chilli cheese?!  

In addition to local cheeses, The Hartington Cheese Shop stocks artisan cheeses from small, independent producers, offering an ever-changing selection. Whether you prefer blue cheese, smoked and fruity cheeses, or soft cheeses, there is something to suit all taste buds. In addition, they can source hundreds of cheeses from all over the world, so if you know of a particular cheese you would like to order for a special occasion, contact The Hartington Cheese Shop who will be able to check availability and price for you. 

The friendly and approachable staff are the heart and soul of the shop. They are passionate about cheese and have an in-depth knowledge of their offerings. Whether you’re a cheese connoisseur or just fancy trying something a little different, they’ll guide you through the selection, offering recommendations to help you discover the perfect cheese for you.

Check out the range of products here!

More Than a Cheese Shop!

The Hartington Cheese Shop also offer a selection of accompaniments specifically chosen to complement their cheese selection, so you can be sure to impress when you present your fabulous cheeseboard to your guests!

  • Biscuits and Crackers: It goes without saying that with cheese comes biscuits or crackers, so as you can imagine, there is a great selection of both here, along with a variety of moreish nibbles, perfect for your cheeseboard. 
  • Local Honey: Derbyshire honey is rich‚ strong and lends itself to a wide range of culinary uses, and of course is highly recommended for local hay fever sufferers too.
  • Pickles, Chutneys and Jams: Add a touch of sweetness and spice with their range of pickles, jams and chutneys, from classic piccalilli to the more adventurous spicy Caribbean chutney.
  • Locally Sourced Wines and Beers: No cheeseboard is complete without the perfect beverage pairing. The shop offers a selection of local wines and craft beers, which are all a little out of the ordinary, specifically chosen to complement their cheeses.

Wonderful Hampers & Corporate Gifts

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The Hartington Cheese Shop offer a delightful selection of cheese hampers, perfect for gifting or indulging in yourself.  These beautifully presented hampers feature an assortment of cheeses, accompaniments, and other gourmet delights, making them a thoughtful and delicious gift for any occasion. From birthdays and anniversaries to corporate events and client appreciation, a cheese hamper from The Hartington Cheese Shop is sure to impress.

Shop from the Comfort of Your Home

Can’t make it to the charming village of Hartington? Don’t worry, The Hartington Cheese Shop brings the world of cheese to your doorstep with their user-friendly online shop. Browse their extensive selection of cheeses, accompaniments and artisan products from the comfort of your home. The online shop offers the same commitment to quality and customer service as the shop, ensuring a seamless shopping experience.

All cheeses are carefully wrapped and packed in recyclable boxes using biodegradable chips and reusable ice gel packs..  

Check out their online shop here!

Cheese Wedding & Celebration Cakes

Who says wedding and celebration cakes have to be traditional? The Hartington Cheese Shop take celebrations to a whole new level with their unique and show-stopping Cheese Celebration Cakes. Imagine a stunning tower of cheese, meticulously crafted from a selection of the shop’s finest offerings! Each tier features a different cheese, offering a delightful progression of flavours and textures for your guests to enjoy.  Whether you prefer a classic cheddar base with a creamy Brie crown or a more adventurous selection of blue cheeses, the shop can create a customised cake that reflects your unique taste, for you to decorate to complement your wedding or celebration theme.

These cheese masterpieces are not just visually stunning, they’re also a delicious alternative to traditional cakes, catering to cheese lovers and offering a truly memorable experience and talking point for your guests. The shop provides all the necessary information on portion sizes and cheese selections, ensuring your Celebration Cheese Cake is both impressive and perfectly sized to suit your party.

Village Location

The Hartington Cheese Shop is situated in the charming village of Hartington, central to the Peak District National Park, perfectly positioned between the popular towns of Bakewell, Buxton, Ashbourne and Leek

Hartington is a beautiful White Peak village close to Dovedale, which is popular with visitors who wish to explore the picturesque Dovedale Stepping Stones. Surrounded by miles and miles of stunning countryside, there are walks in abundance from Hartington including the five mile route through the Hartington Dales and along the clear waters of the River Dove. 

For those who prefer to cycle, Hartington is close to both The Manifold Way and The Tissington Trail, where you can enjoy miles of traffic-free cycling amongst the beautiful Peak District Countryside.

In addition to The Hartington Cheese Shop, Hartington is also home to a selection of independent shops, cafés and two village pubs, with a delightful village pond at its heart. 

So, if you are passing by Hartington enroute to your holiday destination, or simply fancy a day out in a traditional Peak District village, whilst perhaps enjoying a walk or cycle in picturesque Peak District countryside, be sure to call in to The Hartington Cheese Shop for treats for your picnic, or tasty delights to look forward to when you return home!


Contact The Hartington Cheese Shop

For more information, please contact the helpful team at The Hartington Cheese Shop.