About Us

About us

The Barber family 

have been farming and making cheese at Maryland Farm in Ditcheat, Somerset since 1833

The cheesemaking process

There is both science and art in cheesemaking. 

Our farm

Today the Barber farms comprise 2500 acres of prime Somerset dairy land and are home to some 2,000 dairy cows.

Our News

Our News

In-cider knowledge

If cheddar is the food most associated with the West Country, then cider is its drink.

Try a Beer with Barber's 1833

In recent years, a growing appreciation for artisan breweries has seen a change in how we drink beer, and how we accompany it.

2015’s Ultimate Cheese Toastie

The Royal Bath & West Show played stage to this year’s search for the ultimate cheese toastie, bringing together the finest food and lifestyle bloggers for the challenge of 2015.

Our Products

Our products

Barber's 1833 Vintage
Reserve Cheddar

Made using traditional starter cultures, rich milk from our cows, and always matured for at least 24 months, Barber's 1833 Vintage Reserve Cheddar is the culmination of all our achievements.

A deliciously creamy cheese with both savoury and naturally sweet notes.

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