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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Buyers guide: christmas cheeseboard – Olive Magazine

Clipping from Olive Magazine (December 2014) buyers guide for a Christmas cheeseboard.

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The 10 best cheeseboards – The Independent Newspaper

Clipping from The Independent Newspaper (December 2014) on the 10 Best Cheeseboards for Christmas (including The Courtyard Dairy’s Christmas Cheeseboard!)

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Christmas Cheese Tips & Gifts – BBC Good Food Magazine

Two clippings from BBC Good Food Magazine (December 2014) – Andy’s tips on how to look after your cheese this Christmas, and a brilliant British gift for foodies: The…

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The Courtyard Dairy features BBC’s Countryfile

Earlier this year, the BBC’s Matt Baker visited The Courtyard Dairy in Settle to seek out some great cheese.

Watch the clip by clicking below.

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Homes & Gardens magazine: behind the scenes at The Courtyard Dairy

For their June 2014 edition, Homes & Gardens went behind the scenes at The Courtyard Dairy to ask probing questions about, amongst other things, how The Courtyard Dairy came into…

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Women & Home magazine: their favourite online suppliers

Women & Home’s May/June 2014 edition of ‘Feel Good Food’ had a special feature on their VIP Producers and Favourite Online and Mail Order Suppliers.

The Courtyard Dairy was fortunate to…

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BBC Food and Farming Awards Best Cheesemonger

BBC Radio 4 Best Food Retailer – Finalist

Hot on the heels of winning last year’s World Cheese Awards ‘Cheesemonger of The Year’, The Courtyard Dairy has enjoyed even more success: they were short-listed from over five thousand…

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Cheese telegraph

Whey to go! Saturday Telegraph Clipping

A clipping from The Saturday Telegraph promoting The Courtyard Dairy in it’s top places to visit.

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Master of all he purveys – Best Brands Magazine

Clipping from Best Brands Magazine (Jan 2014) on The Courtyard Dairy.

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Small shop, big cheese – The Times Newspaper

Clipping from The Times Newspaper (Dec 2013) on The Courtyard Dairy.

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Andy Swinscoe wins “Cheesemonger of the Year” at The World Cheese Awards.

The Courtyard Dairy, the specialist cheese shop on the A65 near Settle, North Yorkshire, has followed up its success in winning ‘Best New Cheese Retailer’ at The British Cheese Awards…

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Thin end of wedge for big cheeses as shop lands world title – The Yorkshire Post

Clipping from The Yorkshire Post (December 2013) on The Courtyard Dairy.

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A big cheese now – Yorkshire Life

Clipping from Yorkshire Life (October 2013) on the The Courtyard Dairy.

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Taste notes – House & Garden

Clipping from House & Garden (September 2013) on The Courtyard Dairy.

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Six Of The Best Yorkshire Cheeses – Yorkshire Life

Clipping from Yorkshire Life (June 2013) on the best Yorkshire Cheeses (including Dale End Cheddar from The Courtyard Dairy).

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The big cheese on the board – The Yorkshire Post

Clipping from The Yorkshire Post (June 2013) on The Courtyard Dairy.

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Experienced Swinscoe sets up in North Yorkshire – Fine Food Digest

Clipping from The Fine Food Digest (Jan 2013) on the creation of The Courtyard Dairy.

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