Press & Awards


Courtyard Dairy Radio Times BBC 2

The Courtyard Dairy features on BBC2’s ‘Made in Britain’ series

Keen-eyed readers of the Radio Times for 1-7 December will have seen that ‘master cheesemonger’ Andy Swinscoe of The Courtyard Dairy was called in to assist with the latest episode…

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Award Cheese Local Food

‘Local Food & Drink Champion’ in The Countryside Alliance Rural Oscars.

The Courtyard Dairy has been crowned ‘Local Food & Drink Champion’ for The North of England in The Countryside Alliance Rural Oscars. The Countryside Alliance Rural Oscars are an annual…

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The UK’s top 15 cheese shops – The Times

Clipping from The Times national newspaper (November 2017) listing The Courtyard Dairy as one of the UK’s top 15 cheese shops.  Click here to read the full article.

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Yorkshire Post Cheese Shop

Meet the Yorkshire couple who have set up a cheese museum – The Yorkshire Post

Clipping from The Yorkshire Post (August 2017) on The Courtyard Dairy.  Click here to read the full article.

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Sunday Times Gift Guide

Featured in The Sunday Times Christmas Gift Guide

The Courtyard Dairy featured in pride of place (number 1!) in this weeks Sunday Times Christmas Gift Guide.  Along with many fabulous other Christmas gifts the Christmas cheese selections had…

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Cheesemonger of the Year

Winner of Cheesemonger of the Year (Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2016)

Specialist cheesemonger The Courtyard Dairy on the A65 near Settle has beaten off stiff competition from all over the UK to be named ‘Cheesemonger of the Year’ at this year’s…

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Observer Food Awards 2015 – Runner Up Best Food Retailer

This month Andy, Kathy and all the team at The Courtyard Dairy were extremely happy to be featured in The Observer Food Monthly Awards: read the article here. Find out more…

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Cheese telegraph

‘The Most Amazing Cheese Shops in the World’ (The Daily Telegraph 2015)

The Courtyard Dairy is featured in The Daily Telegraph’s  ‘Most Amazing Cheese Shops in the World’.

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The Courtyard Dairy features The One Show

Earlier this year, the BBC’s Lucy Siegle visited The Courtyard Dairy in Settle to get advice on making cheese.

Watch the clip by clicking below.

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Delicious Magazine

Clipping from Delicious Magazine (June 2015) on top Father’s Day gift ideas.

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FT Best Cheesemongers

Five of the best: British cheesemongers – FT Magazine

Clipping from FT Magazine (May 2015) on the five best British cheesemongers.

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The Countryman Magazine Cheese

The Countryman: A passion for traditional farmhouse cheeses

The Countryman’s May 2015 edition had a special feature on The Courtyard Dairy and Andy’s passion for farmhouse cheese. Read the article here: page 1, page.      

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