At Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese, we are absolutely committed to producing the very best cheese that we possibly can (with a little help from our 230 Holstein Fresian Cows!) using our own fresh unpasteurised milk and traditional methods. We have to show lots of patience as cheese we are making today will probably not be sold for another 18 months!

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Our History

OUR HISTORY

Simon Jones, who started to make Lincolnshire Poacher cheese, is the fourth generation to be running the farm, which has been in the family since 1917.

Cheese Making

CHEESE MAKING

Making the cheese is an unusual blend of art and science. Getting the right temperatures and acidities throughout the process is vital.

Our Helpers

SEE WHAT WE DO

Watch our new video to get a better sense of who we are, our ethos, and how the land we tend is such a crucial element in creating our unique and special cheese.

OUR NEWS

Elmo

We are delighted that our handsome new bull, 15 month old Aberdeen Angus, Elmo has joined his half brother Boris, on the farm this week. Read more →

Artisan Cheese Awards

We are delighted to have just been awarded a gold medal at this year’s Artisan Cheese Awards in the Hard Cheese category.  We’ve also been shortlisted in the top 3... Read more →

Butter Making Video

We make a fantastic hand patted farm butter which has a unique taste of its own. See the video about how it is made and find more info here. Read more →

UPCOMING MARKETS

Jun
28
Fri
9:00 am Stamford @ PE9 2DL
Stamford @ PE9 2DL
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Farmer’s market
Jun
29
Sat
9:00 am Bakewell @ Agricultural Business Centre
Bakewell @ Agricultural Business Centre
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Jun
30
Sun
10:00 am Blaston Show @ Blaston Showground
Blaston Show @ Blaston Showground
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
For more information please visit: https://www.blastonshow.co.uk/  
Jul
4
Thu
9:00 am Market Harborough @ Market Square
Market Harborough @ Market Square
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Farmers Market
Jul
5
Fri
10:00 am York @ YO1 8RR
York @ YO1 8RR
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Farmers Market
Jul
6
Sat
8:30 am Spalding @ Town Centre
Spalding @ Town Centre
Jul 6 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
 
9:00 am Sleaford @ Market Place
Sleaford @ Market Place
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
9:00 am Wollaton @ Waitrose Car Park
Wollaton @ Waitrose Car Park
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
9:30 am Creake Abbey @ Creake Abbey, North Creake, Fakenham
Creake Abbey @ Creake Abbey, North Creake, Fakenham
Jul 6 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
 
9:30 am The New Newark Farmers Market @ Newark Market Place, in front of the Town Hall,
The New Newark Farmers Market @ Newark Market Place, in front of the Town Hall,
Jul 6 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
The new market will be held every first Saturday in the month.  
Jul
7
Sun
9:00 am Humber Bridge @ HU13 0LN
Humber Bridge @ HU13 0LN
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Humber Bridge Viewing Area, Ferriby Road, Hessle
Jul
12
Fri
9:00 am Stamford @ PE9 2DL
Stamford @ PE9 2DL
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Farmer’s market
Jul
13
Sat
8:30 am West Bridgford @ NG2 5GS
West Bridgford @ NG2 5GS
Jul 13 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Farmers’ Market
9:00 am Ely @ Market Place
Ely @ Market Place
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm