British Artisan Hard Cheese

Indulge in the rich and robust flavours of British hard cheese with Rennet and Rind. From the classic Cheddar to the sharp and tangy Red Leicester, our selection will transform your perception of what can be done with hard cheese. Buy the finest British hard cheese online and add a touch of sophistication to your cheese platter, delivered straight to your door.

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Hard cheese explores the tangy flavours and firm textures that arise from leaving a cheese to age longer than average. A colourful display of reds, whites and oranges, our hard cheese collection includes variations on the UK’s most popular cheese - cheddar. From Pitchfork and Montgomery to Westcombe Cheddar, you aren’t short on cheddar varieties that will give you a deeper appreciation for artisan cheese.

Cornish Yarg is the pride of Cornwall and is a shining example of what can be done by letting a cheese harden. All artisan cheeses are a product of their environment, but this crumbly cheese is wrapped in it, as its rind is covered in nettles to give it a unique appearance and a delicate savouring of mushrooms. With our one-of-a-kind maturing methods, we’ve ensured it doesn’t lose that all-important moisture.

Rennet and Rind’s hard cheese selection counts cheeses such as the ever-popular Sparkenhoe Red Leicester, whose rind looks like a weather-beaten stone, but hides unique characteristics that only come from being the only unpasteurised Red Leicester in the world. Elsewhere, you can find Lincolnshire Poacher, which has a lingering flavour of a savoury twang pulled into a pineapple sweetness, or the bountiful AlpenCheddar, which promises a delectable medley of sweet, nutty, meaty, fruity and herby flavours all wrapped into one. Ageing into the hard cheeses means the flavours get strong and the variety gets stronger.

Our Mystery Cheese Box is curated by an award-winning affineur every month and is ideal if you’re new to our collection or simply want to try a hand-picked selection of British artisan cheeses. Whether you want a one-off for a special occasion or a monthly subscription, we offer a box of five cheese varieties complete with information cards so you can get to know each of them individually. Give your tastebuds the flavours they don’t know they craved at Rennet and Rind.