Cotswold Artisan Food

June 11, 2024

Cotswold Artisan Food

We’re privileged in the Cotswolds to have an abundance of passionate artisan food and drink producers on our doorstep. We’ve compiled a list for you of some of the very best locally conceived and produced food and drink that our region has on offer. Fill your bellies and quench your thirst with some of the very best of Cotswold food below.

Merry May Honey

Merry May Honey is an award-winning family business based on the rural South Worcestershire/North Cotswold border. They’re passionate about caring for their bees and the environment whilst providing great quality local honey and natural beeswax products.

Godsells Cheese

Artisan cheeses handmade at Church Farm, in the Gloucestershire village of Leonard Stanley. The cheese is made using milk from their herd of cows and one other local farm. They dabble in putting herbs & spices in some cheese to add interest at Farmers' Markets.

Gorsehill Abbey Ice Cream

Delicious organic ice cream produced on a dairy farm in the north Cotswolds between the villages of Broadway and Willersey by husband and wife team, Jenny and Nick.

The Cotswold Curer, British Charcuterie

Making a selection of air-dried salamis, chorizo and pancetta using outdoor-reared pork with both rare and traditional breeds. They’re also passionately committed to practising high animal welfare standards. Based in the heart of the Cotswolds near Cirencester.

Matthews Cotswold Flour

Established in 1912 and producing over 100 types of different flours, from strong protein flours to ancient grains to heat-treated cake flour. Their vision is to create a range of products that enhance taste, nutrition, understanding and experience from sustainable, regeneratively farmed sources.

Netherend Farm Butter

A family farming business established in 1936, making traditionally churned butter in large stainless-steel churns. It has a unique and creamy flavour that still tastes “like proper butter should!”

Tewkesbury Mustard

They are the only producers of Tewkesbury Mustard actually made in Tewkesbury and continuing a tradition that dates back to before the 16th century. An award-winning, artisan product that was once famous throughout the land. Mentioned in Shakespeare’s Henry IV and recommended in many old recipe books throughout history. They use the same ingredients listed in medieval times.

Mark's Cotswold Bakery

Mark started baking sourdough bread 13 years ago as a hobby. Fast forward 11 years and he has an award-winning, ever-expanding bakery team with a range of delicious breads and is based near Chipping Norton. All of Mark’s loaves are made from flour ground just a few miles away from his bakery at FWP Matthews Cotswold Mill in Shipton under Wychwood.

Cotswold Gold Extra Virgin Rapeseed Oil

A premium rapeseed oil made using traditional cold pressing methods. They only use crops grown on their family farm in the Cotswolds, ensuring the finest seeds are pressed to produce their oil. Their oil is all harvested, pressed and bottled locally in the Cotswolds.

Little Oak Vineyard

Steve Fletcher first planted 300 Siegerrebe grapes in 2005. Today, Little Oak Vineyard is an award-winning brand with a range of wines and brandy. A family-run business which is quality-driven.