We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Blaenafon Cheddar Company

Closes in 22 min: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Fantastic experience I would highly recommend

Had a visit to the Blaenavon Cheddar company today, and all I can say is FANTASTIC. Fabulous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracey P
,
Blackwood, United Kingdom
Absolutely Brilliant

We paid a visit to the Blaenavon Chedder company this afternoon and had a wonderful time. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
peep2907
,
uk
Read all 38 reviews
18
All photos (18)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“big pit”(4 reviews)
About
A Food Tourism Destination for Wales, based in the World Heritage Town of Blaenavon. See the Award winning cheeses being matured 300ft below ground at Big Pit Mining Museum which is free entry. Visit us and have a cheese tasting & see the hand made...more
Closes in 22 min
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
See all hours
Contact
80 Broad Street | Blaenavon, Pontypool NP4 9NF, Wales
Website
+44 1495 793123
Call
Reviews (38)
Filter reviews
38 results
Traveller rating
33
5
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
33
5
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbig pitdragon's breathfantastic cheesecheese tastingfamily runchristmas puddingtheir websitehigh streeton lineexcellent servicelooking forwardgreat place to visitthe ownerhamperblaenavonshoprange
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 38 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a visit to the Blaenavon Cheddar company today, and all I can say is FANTASTIC. Fabulous samples that were all delicious, together with a few tipples which matched the cheese perfectly. Together with an insight into the company, how it was established, and how...More

Thank Tracey P
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your day & Gerry is looking forward to you coming back to see us . We have all our Christmas goodies available from the beginning of November xx

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid a visit to the Blaenavon Chedder company this afternoon and had a wonderful time. The cheeses we sampled were amazing as was the the Brandy and Whiskey (small amounts)Thank you so much for a wonderful afternoon. Very friendly and very informative. This company...More

Thank peep2907
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That is lovely to hear, as Gerry probably told you I had deserted my post to attend our daughter in law to be Hen Weekend. So I am glad Gerry entertained you all suitably. Thank you for leaving us a review. It is very important...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lucky enough to have this shop near my Mum's, so every time I'm back home I can guarantee there's some stocked in the fridge. Every cheese I've tried from here is just gorgeous - I haven't tried all of them yet though! My favourite one...More

Thank Sam S
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for such a lovely lively chatty review. We are so glad to have you on our Fan base. If you ask your local cheese monger to contact. CASTELL HOWELL at Crosshands then they will be able to export to them xx

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a cheese tasting session here last week and it was a wonderful experience. Sue was very informative and the selection of cheese was excellent only troble is trying to stop eating it. I would recommend a visit to anyone.

Thank qnet59surf
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am glad you enjoyed tasting it was a pleasure to meet you both. I try to maintain a balance between being informative & fun & enjoyable. We hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed August 14, 2018

We were given an 'Experience voucher' for a Christmas present and the one that stood out in the booklet was Welsh Cheese tasting in Blaenavon, so we planned our summer holiday around that. Very friendly welcome from Susan and Gerry even though we arrived early....More

Thank Jackie C
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

What a beautiful review from an equally beautiful family. it was a pleasure to welcome you to our world & hope to remain in your services in the future. Please visit us again sometime.

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Only a small shop but expanding shortly, packed with all kinds of deliciousness. One of the most welcoming places you could hope to visit, my grand daughter enjoyed being shown around. The range of things available is awesome, not just cheese but chutney's and drinks....More

Thank MONTY1240
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

What a lovely review thank you, it was a pleasure to help and makes our job so enjoyable when we can share our passion with the rest of the world .

Reviewed August 5, 2018

Now we could have gone to a local cheese tasting but we decided to make a weekend of it and take ourselves off to South Wales. Blaenavon is a world Herritage site with quite a few places of interest to visit one being the Blaenafon...More

Thank Brian C
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

How amazing was your visit, you were a splendid couple, and I do worry when customers think they are running late as the road traffic these days is not good on the Motorways & it is when rushing accidents happen. The beauty of offering a...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

What a great place! The owners were so friendly and welcoming. Their cheeses were delicious and we bought several to take home and also sent some to family as a hamper. Great to know we can order more online!More

Thank Alison A
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

I am sorry for the late reply, I have only just seen your review. Thank you for choosing us and we hope to be of help in the future to post out more cheese to friends & family. We are glad you enjoyed the Welsh...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We’d read about this and decided to pop in and buy some cheese - what amazingly friendly people and what delicious cheese. If you’re visiting the Big Pit (where they actually mature some of their cheese ) take a moment to visit this little shop...More

Thank Alan P
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

What a lovely review, thank you so much. We do try to give 100% welcome and encourage our visitors to also explore the other local attractions. I’m really glad you enjoyed our cheeses & your visit. We hope to see you again sometime, but if...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Excellent value and best cheeses I have tasted and bought as gifts. I bought lots to make gift hampers! They were very much appreciated.

Thank Jennyclarke_13
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you Jenny I am so glad you enjoyed our products. I bet your hampers were well received. Don’t forget you can always order on line

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Premier inn Abergavenny Hotel
128 reviews
6.00 km away
The Angel
1,041 reviews
6.98 km away
Premier Inn Ebbw Vale Hotel
496 reviews
8.13 km away
Premier Inn Pontypool Hotel
469 reviews
9.75 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 53 restaurants in Pontypool
Butterflies Bar & Kitchen
489 reviews
.20 km away
The Lion Hotel and Restaurant
91 reviews
.06 km away
The Coffi Bean
34 reviews
.01 km away
Cafe and Cards
22 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 15 attractions in Pontypool
Big Pit: National Coal Museum
2,242 reviews
1.56 km away
Blaenavon Ironworks
344 reviews
.44 km away
Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
88 reviews
.25 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Blaenafon Cheddar Company staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines