R.P. Davidson

Cheese Factor of Distinction

Contact Simon
email@: info@cheese-factor.co.uk Tel. 01246 201203

Our Cheeses and other associated products


Please note that we do not normally operate a mail order service, we supply only through our town centre shop in Chesterfield. The exception is if you require a Wedding or Celebration Cheese Cake, in which case, please contact Simon, our proprietor.

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A variety of design of Cheeseboards is available for all occasions, and all the year round. All the Cheeseboards are made to your specifications from the list above.

If you’d like to order one (for collection only) , please download our Christmas leaflet (see below), fill in the form and hand or to a member of staff, or post, e-mail, fax or ‘phone.

R.P. Davidson
The Cheese Factor
10 The Market Hall
S40 1AR

Tel. 01246 201203
Mob. 07970 281717
E-mail: info@cheese-factor.co.uk



£12 ( 4 cheese wedges )


£17 ( 6 cheese wedges )


£22 ( 8 cheese wedges )


£32 ( 12 cheese wedges)

We will be happy to provide you with cheeseboards of your choice!

We are happy also to design a cheeseboard to suit your budget.

Cheese Wheels £22

New for 2023 / 24 is our cheese wheel comprising -
Lancashire Oak Smoked
Sticky Toffee Cheddar
Wensleydale & Cranberry
Sage Derby
Red Hot Mex
Mature White Cheddar
Double Gloucester with Onion and Chives
A total of a minimum of 1Kg of cheese - all dated well into the following month.

And don't forget, cheese freezes well - so you can extend the life of your cheese in the unlikely event that you don't manage to consume it over the Christmas period or within a week or two of purchase!


Download our 2024 leaflet here.

Our leaflets are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format, and are about 1.0Mb in size. They are designed to be printed on both sides of a sheet of A4 paper, then folded into an A5 pamphlet format.

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Note that Cheeses suitable for Vegetarians are preceded with v.

Traditional English Cheeses:

v Mild coloured cheddar (Dairy Farmers of Britain)Cheese Counter of R.P. Davidson
v Special Mature Cheddar - an excellent vintage cheddar with a gritty texture - from the Isle of Man - specially selected by Simon !
v Tasty Coloured Cheddar (Scottish)
v "Owd Timer" Gum tingling Extra Strong Cheese - matured for at least 9 months - a really strong Lancashire
v Farmhouse Cheddar Gorge from the Cheddar Gorge – The FINEST mature unpasteurised farmhouse !
Lincolnshire Poacher Farmhouse Cheddar - Unpasteurised traditional mature cheddar
Wookey Hole Cheddar - Cheese made in Dorset and matured in the Wookey Hole caves
v Snowdonia Black Bomber - Cheddar with attitude - smooth and creamy extra mature
v Black Watch Cheddar - similar to Snowdonia but half the price!!!
v Black Bob - our strongest cheddar cheese coated in black wax
v Cheshire (Coloured) Farmhouse - mild and crumbly
v White Stilton - a wonderful creamy and crumbly cheese with a hint of saltiness - is wonderful with a glass of port!
v Red Leicester Farmhouse a firmer texture with natural colouring
v Wensleydale - slightly crumbly - a favourite of Wallace
v Double Gloucester - full of flavour, but mild
v Derby - Mild and creamy
v Red Fox - Vintage Red Leicester with a twang
v Half Fat Farmhouse Cheddar -Cheddar Texture from Longmans
v Cornish Yarg - teasty cheese with a nettle leaf coating
v Crumbly Lancashire - Award winning cheese from Carron Lodge creamery in Lancashire
v Red Cobble Crunch - Red Leicester "with a crunch"
v Monteray Jack - a cross between Cheddar and Mozzarella
v Lancashire Waxed Bomb - a 2 year matured strong and creamy Lancashire. Will continue to mature for a further 2 years if refrigerated. Available in whole cheese only of circa 460gm. Made by Andrew Shorrock in Goosnargh near Preston.
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English Blue Cheeses:

v Blue Stilton - Tuxford and Tebbutt - rich and creamy with a distinctive blue veining and taste - simply superb.
Derbyshire Blue - Creamier and softer than Stilton
v Stilton Chilli Bomb - blue Stilton rolled in fiery chillis (very hot!)
v Dovedale Blue - softer and creamier than our Blue Stilton - from Staffordshire Cheese Company
Shropshire Blue mellow alternative to Blue Stilton, orange curd with blue moulds
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British Blended Cheeses:

Selection of cheeses at the counter of R.P. Davidsonv Port Wine Derby - mild Derby cheese with a luscious port vein
v Derby Sage Traditional - How it used to be with Sage in the middle
v Derby Sage Marbled (Green) - a veined version with sage flavouring
Cotswold - Double Gloucester with chives + onion
v Innkepers Choice - mature cheddar with pickled onion and chives *
v Lemon Crumble - Finest Wensleydale with lemon
v Red Hot Mex - Cheddar with chilli peppers
v Wolds Gold - Double Gloucester with horseradish and mustard *
v Bowland - Mature Lancashire with apples and raisins, covered in cinnamon
v Cheddar Wholenut - Cheddar with Walnuts
v Cranberry in Wensleydale - Crumbly Wensleydale with whole cranberry
v Caramelised Onion & Rioja Cheddar - Cheese to die for - Simon's favourite - from the Cheshire Cheese Company
v Chilli and Lime in Cheddar - Cheddar with hot chilli and a dash of lime
v Pineapple and Wensleydale - Wensleydale with slivers of pineapple
v Sticky Toffee Cheddar - Cheddar with dates, raisins and toffee
v Charcoal Cheddar - finest mature cheddar infused with charcoal.
v Highland Herd - Garlic and Herb cheddar
v Mango and Ginger in white stilton
v Apricots in white stilton
v Stripey Jack - 5 layers of cheese - Cheshire, Leicester, Derby, Double Gloucester and Cheddar
v Smoked Lancashire - lightly smoked over whiskey barrel chippings.
v Hendo Cheese- red cheddar with a creamy texture, not too heavily smoked.
v Smoked Cheddar - Derby cheese with the "secret" Sheffield relish.
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French Cheeses:

Camembert - Le Grande Rustique - Strong and Soft
Roquefort - one of the finest cheeses in the world, made from sheep's milk and matured in caves in the Roquefort region
Traditional French Brie - Mild and creamy brie from France
Smoked Brie - 55% smoked over Whisky barrel chippings *
Delice des Cremieres - triple-cream - with a light, almost mousse-like texture
Raclette - similar to Morbier without the ash
Comte - 12-14 months old, semi-hard full flavour from the Jura region
Saint Agur - Blue and luscious. Almost spreadable
Munster - A soft wushed rind cheese - smelly ! (similar to Stinking Bishop)
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Other Continental Cheeses:

EdamWhole cheese and clogs from R.P. Davidson - well known Dutch cheese
Old Amsterdam - An extra mature Dutch Gouda cheese with a rich and robust flavour
Jarlesberg Norwegian. - A sweet nutty cheese - the one with the holes
v Gjetost - A mix of cows & goats milk to make a rich caramel taste cheese
Mozzarella - Italian.Excellent for cooking and salads
Provolone Picante (older) - medium texture cheese often used in cooking
Parmesan Reggiano (in a block) Made in the Bologna Region of Italy. The Best!
v Vegetarian Parmesan - At last we've found a good vegetarian option we're happy to sell
Greek Feta - A mix of 90% sheep 10% goats milk
Danish Blue
v Montagnolo Affine - German soft blue - Supreme Champion Cheese 2013
Gorgonzola Dolce - A smooth creamy gorgonzola from Italy (Dolce means sweet)
Manchego - Spanish sheep's milk hard cheese
Pecorino Romano - Traditional Italian Sheep's milk cheese , not as hard as Parmesan >
Chevre Goat’s Log - The classic soft goat cheese in a rolled log shape
Goat Gouda - Dutch Gouda made with Goats' milk (really nice!)

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Vegan Cheese

Yes, we do stock Violife 100% vegan cheese in plain, smoked and parmesan

Pork Pie

A good Yorkshire Family pie of around 450g £3.75


Farmhouse Butter - Slightly salted, from our favourite creamery. £2.20 per 250g
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Other associated items:

Jars of Lemon Cheese (340g/12 oz) £3.80
Hendersons’ Relish (284ml) £2.30
Quince Paste (120g) £2.90
Locally sourced honey - clear - £7.00 - Heather Honey - £10.50
Orkney Oatcake Biscuits - thins - 100g - £1
Orkney Oatcake Biscuits - thicks - 200g - £1.50
Stag triple pack cheese biscuit selection £6.90 for 450g or £2.90 for a single pack
Olive Pouches - four flavours - (in sunflower oil, 220g net) £4.95
Pate Jar (various flavours) 180g - £5.50
Modens' Plum Bread 400g - £3.95
Traditional Bakewell Pudding 260g - £3.95

Brampton Brewery Beers

Brampton Brewery LogoA selection of beers available which may from time to time include
Impy Dark, Wasps Nest and Speciale -
£3.50 each or
£10 for 3

Bradfield Brewery Beers

A selection of beers, including Farmers Blonde and Belgian Blue
£3.30 each or £9 for 3. Also part kegs @ £22


We now have a trained somellier, Alicia, working with us and who’s selected some wines to go with our cheeses: Chilean Gewürztraminer, Portuguese Vinho Verde, Portuguese Rose , Italian Red, Argentinian Malbec, Mulled Wine and Taylor's LBV Port.


Please ask for details.
You can have your cheeseboard nicely presented in a cardboard box. From £15


Chutneys - we have a range of Mrs Bridges Chutneys and Marmalades @ £3.95.
Also Drivers Chutney £3.95 each , Piccalilli and Pickled Onions - large jars £2.95.

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