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Ever wanted to know how to separate the curds from the whey, what differentiates a hard cheese from a soft cheese and what exactly goes into making your favourite cheese?
Then, it's time to enrol on a cheese making course!
Whether you're a passionate beginner or an aspiring professional, there are various schools up and down the country offering an introduction to the craft.
From domestic style day courses to learning cheese making in the heart of countryside dairies, take your pick and learn how to make your own camembert and prepare to impress!
UK Cheese Making Courses
High Weald Dairy, Sussex
Spend a day honing your cheese making skills at this family-run dairy where they also produce over a dozen types of their own cheeses.
Sussex High Weald Dairy Ltd Tremains Farm Horsted Keynes West Sussex RH17 7EA
Hartington's of Bakewell, Derbyshire
Phil Heler teaches enthusiastic amateurs how to make lemon cheese, mozzarella and camembert in a domestic kitchen setting.
Hartingtons Ltd 1st Floor Rutland Mill Rutland Mews Coombs Road Bakewell DE45 1AQ
The Courtyard Dairy, Yorkshire
Get plenty of hands-on experience at The Courtyard Dairy (Yorkshire) led by industry experts where you'll learn enough to start making your own cheese at home!
The Courtyard Dairy Crows Nest Barn, (The Former Falconry Centre), Austwick, Nr. Settle, LA2 8AS
The Red Devon Cheese Company, Somerset
Learn how to make hard and soft cheeses in the heart of a Somerset dairy farm in the competent hands of a cheese-loving farmer with 25 years experience.
Hagley Bridge Farm Waterrow Somerset TA4 2BQ
School of Artisan Food, Nottinghamshire
This reputable school has a wealth of hands-on food and drink classes teaching amateurs and professional courses in a variety of crafts. Cheese making is just one of many classes given a professional spin.
School of Artisan Food Lower Motor Yard, Welbeck S80 3LR
River Cottage Cookery School, Devonshire
Try your hand at cheese making at Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's picturesque River Cottage in the heart of Devon. Not only will you learn the basic skills, you'll also have the chance to master three kinds of cheese.
River Cottage HQ, Trinity Hill Road, Axminster, EX13 8TB.
Wilde Cheese, London
Yes, you can even roll up your sleeves and get stuck in at this sought after micro-dairy in Tottenham. You'll even get your own hard cheese to take away and age in your fridge afterwards.
The Micro Dairy, Units 9 and 10 Frontier Works, 33 Queen Street London. N17 8JA