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

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.

Say Cheese for the Camera

With news that the French are eating more British cheese than ever, we recently welcomed the BBC to Maryland Farm.

Make Cheese While The Sun Shines

It's a busy time down on the farm when our cows get back out to grass.

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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