The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, Pontypool

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At The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, you'll see award-winning cheeses as they mature 90 m (300 ft) underground. The family-run business offers tours and tastings of the facility--you will, of course, be able to purchase cheese to take home. The company's cheeses are all handmade, free of artificial preservatives and colorings, and suitable for vegetarians. They are also hand-dipped into colored wax to extend their natural shelf life. You'll find that many cheeses made and sold here are flavored with local whiskeys and liqueurs, which act as natural preservatives. A cheddar hamper can make an ideal surprise for someone back home, so consider picking one up at the gift shop. See The Blaenafon Cheddar Company and all Pontypool has to offer by arranging your trip with our Pontypool trip app .
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  • We were given a voucher for an experience day here Fantastic afternoon with people who care about there cheeses. Enjoyable experience and very relaxing environment. Would highly recommend this place t...  more »
  • Visited Blaenafon Cheddar on Sat 27th October with my wife Erica. Really interesting visit. Looked after by Susan and Charlotte. The variety and quality of the cheeses that Blaenavon Cheddar produce i...  more »
  • Step into cheese heaven in a local producers shop in Blaenavon. Try a cheese matured deep in Big Pit or my favourite cheese blended with chives and Penderyn whisky. The staff are friendly and there ar...  more »
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