Cheese hampers are something of a speciality here at Paxton & Whitfield and we spend a lot of time selecting the perfect cheese and fine food combinations for your Christmas hamper gifts.
Learn more about raw milk cheese and the truly game-changing unpasteurised (raw milk) cheeses for your cheeseboard.

Customer Reviews

We regularly send a quick feedback survey to listen to how you think we could improve. We've been in business for over 220 years, but there is always more that we can do to enhance our products and...
Watch Hero demonstrate how to remove the cloth and serve your Paxton & Whitfield clothbound Cheddar Truckle.
We caught up with Anita and Philip from Pennard Ridge and asked them our bite-sized questions about their delicious artisan goats' milk cheese...
Cheese for Summer picnics. Read on for our top 5 perfectly portable artisan cheese picnic ideas.
We meet Julianna Sedil - the maker behind British washed-rind cheese Baronet. Read on to learn more about Baronet cheese.
Read about Roquefort Cheese; its maturation, taste and PDO conditions. Read on for more about this famous French sheep's milk, blue cheese.
Jazz Reeves is Paxton & Whitfield's Quality Manager based at our HQ in the Cotswolds and she has the hard job of tasting all of our cheese! Read on to learn more about tasting quality in artisan...
Read about some of our most popular French Cheese and their regions of origin in celebration of Bastille Day.
Visit our shops in Jermyn Street and Cale Street London
The vineyard is managed by a small and passionate team. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation, their team is sadly even smaller. The month of March is spent fixing the broken stakes ready for...
Featuring on the Bōkan, London restaurant's taster menu and Truffle menu this week is this divine dish. Featuring a soft, organic hen’s egg, a Winter black truffle purée and a dip of our Cornish...
Greg Parsons from the Sharpham Estate came to visit our Stratford upon Avon store this week to give our customers an exclusive guided tasting of Ticklemore Cheese.
Read our interview with Joe Schneider from Stichelton Cheese and learn more about his passion for Stichelton and raw milk cheese.

Truffle Cheese

Truffle Cheese is in high demand for Christmas 2019. Read our top recommendations for your Truffle Cheese board.
A good cheeseboard will contain a mixture of cheeses with differing textures.  A set of cheese knives not only looks the part when you’re entertaining guests, but will also help you cut...

What is Mont d'Or?

One of our most popular cheeses at this time of year is Mont d’Or, a deliciously creamy French variety which is at its best in winter.
The biggest, annual event in the cheese calendar – The World Cheese Awards takes place this Friday 18th October - in Italy for the first time.
We have just released our new cheese board selections - chosen by our Cheesemongers for the ideal combinations of flavour and texture.
Still our best-selling cheese for the festive season. Our artisan cheese makers have already begun work to craft our house Stilton collection for Christmas.
Our Head of Retail - Hero Hirsh is the first person to pass the new Academy of Cheese Level Two! Read her thoughts on her cheese education...
We catch-up with Ros for her thoughts on being celebrated as a British food icon and her advice for the future of the industry.
It’s the International Cheese Awards in Nantwich on Tuesday 30th July and our Head of Wholesale; Ruth Holbrook is one of the judges. We get the inside line from Ruth on cheese judging…
How many of us think we’ll follow the same path as our parents? In cheese, that path seems hard to resist as some of our most loved cheeses are made by father and son teams.
Our very own Alan Watson was crowned “Young Cheesemonger of the Year” at the 2019 British Cheese Awards last week. We had a chat with Alan to get his thoughts on his new celebrity status!

Mum's the Curd

Read our cheesemonger's recommendations for cheese (not cheesy) Mother's Day gifts.
Before I became a mother and gave up the comfort of holidaying in places with at least four walls, I had a sketchy idea of camping and in hindsight, an absolute ignorance of the practicalities –...
Each year a different dairy holds the annual Specialist Cheesemakers Association (SCA) farm visit. This year was the turn of Westcombe Dairy, home to Westcombe Cheddar PDO and Ducketts...
In conjunction with one of the finest luxury hotels in the heart of St James’s, The Stafford Hotel , Paxton & Whitfield have explored the growing popularity of non-alcoholic drinks and...
Swedish Midsummer Cheese Pie.
For the second year running Paxton & Whitfield have been proud to set up a stand in the Grand Pavilion at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, providing cheese for the gala opening.

London Cheese Month

Our Jermyn Street shop are gearing up for London Cheese Month, when a mix of cheesemongers, experts and producers collaborate to celebrate ‘real’ cheese for the month of May.
This is the perfect dish for using up all those odds and ends of cheese and results in a dish which is rich and gooey and reminiscent of a fondue. You need roughly 500g cheese and the beauty is in...
As we wave goodbye to the festivities of Christmas and New Year and wade through the gloom of February, those of you planning a wedding in 2018 will have started to turn your attention back to the...
It’s not easy to find a stand-out gift for a food lover year after year, but membership of the  Paxton & Whitfield Cheese Society  always goes down a treat.
Here at Paxton & Whitfield, we’re famous for our luxury Christmas cheese hampers and this year we have another stunning collection which we know you will enjoy.  
Our  Monthly Cheese Society  is perfect for any lover of cheese!
Our artisan cheese gifts are among the finest in the world and they make the perfect present.
Our  Monthly Cheese Society  is perfect for any lover of cheese!
It's that time of year again when Courgettes are in abundance.  There is no doubt that seasonal, home grown vegetables are the best but when they all seem to come at once it's a problem...

Le Gruyere AOP

Gruyere Reserve is renowned on the Paxton & Whitfield counter as being one of the most consistent cheeses that we stock.


Classic Shredded Pork
Shredded Pork with Sloe Gin
This applies to any batch you may have.
The product has been recalled by the manufacturer over concerns about the control...
Our Monthly Cheese Society is perfect for any lover of cheese!
Towards the end of June this year, a group of people were lucky enough to take part in an informal tasting at Paxton & Whitfield’s iconic shop in Jermyn Street for an evening of cheese...
With Bastille Day being celebrated on July 14 th , and the magnificent and dramatic bike race, the Tour de France being battled out as this is written, it seems fitting to pay tribute to the home...
Cheese Society Selection July 2017
Backstage At The British Cheese Awards
Father’s Day Gift Ideas
The Perfect Cheese Hamper for Summer
Cheese Society Selection June 2017
Celebrating ‘Cheesemonger of the Year’ Award
Roll Out The Changes - Award Winning Rollright
Paxton & Whitfield at the Leicestershire Handmade Cheese Company
Cheese Society Selection May 2017
The best cheese to eat at Easter time
Let our wholesale cheese experts help your business

Cheese in the Raw

Cheese in the Raw
Create a Cheese Wedding Cake that works for every guest
Cheese Society Selection April 2017
Introducing our new range of hand-made ceramics
Inspirational Cheese Gifts for Mother's Day (Sunday 26th March)
When is Stilton not Stilton?
Introducing our new creamed honey range
Exploring New Cheese | How milk type affects the flavour of cheese
Wholesale cheese – the choice of chefs
Devilishly good Goat’s cheese and Pumpkin Risotto!
Cheese of the Month: November - Bath Blue
Cheese Society Selection October
Cheese Society Selection November
Cheese Society Selection March 2017
British Food Fortnight (17th September - 2nd October)
Around the UK in 8 Cheeses
P&W Stratford upon Avon Cheese Counter of the Year!
Foodepedia - Getting Cheesy with Paxton & Whitfield's cheese of the Month
Cheese Society Selection September
Monthly Cheese Society
How To Cook Halloumi (and other tasty cheese for a barbeque)

Grand Mayne

Grand Mayne
Cheesemakers Visit to Nettlebed Creamery
The Paxton & Whitfield Guide to French Cheese
How To Choose A Cheese Wedding Cake
Annual SCA Farm Visit - Trethowan's Dairy
Our Visit & Making Cheese at Ram Hall

Summer Cheese Ideas

Summer Cheese Ideas
Jermyn Street Hamper
Herbert Hall Sparkling Wine
Shakespeare's World in Wine
Lunch At The Bath Priory