We are the first dairy on the Isle of Lewis aiming to provide hand-made Artisan cheese using quality ingredients including milk from our own goats. We aim to provide locally produced cheeses to complement the growing number of local ingredients available within the Outer Hebrides.

Our premises and products are checked and approved by our local Environmental Health Department.

We have worked closely with Environmental Health from the begining for the setup of the dairy and hygiene levels, so we know we are on the right track!

All our products have been tested and will carry our identification number for UK tracibility back to us.

Dairy Worker


The Little Cheese



A' Chàise Bheag (The Little Cheese) draining in their moulds.

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Crowdie draining

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hard cheese



White Raven (Fitheach Geal) Hard cheese.

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Buying our Cheese

Just to let you know, we are happy to sell our cheeses direct from the dairy, but we not a shop so please ring us in advance to check that we are about and that we have stock of the cheeses you want. You can ring us on 01851 820517 or 0777 340 4164.

You can purchase your cheese by mail order from our web site shop. Our cheese is also stocked locally in The Good Food Boutique in Stornoway, Buth Bharraigh on Barra, Back Post Office Shop, Buth an Rubha on point and The Welcome Inn Filling Station in Barvas. It is also stocked in the shop at Amhuinnsuidh Castle.

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Dave's video tour of The Ravenstar Dairy shortly after opening day.