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Cheese advent calendars are a major thing for 2021 and we think they’re brie-lient

It doesn’t get cheddar than this – counting down to Xmas with delicious cheese!

Katherine Robinson

Advent calendars get more exciting each year. Gone are the days of picking out your favourite chocolate brand, and cardboard picture windows? Forget it!

Now we have beauty advent calendars, gin advent calendars and even jewellery advent calendars. And now, you can countdown to Christmas with one of these delicious cheese advent calendars for 2021. Just remember to put them in the fridge! There aren't that many on the market, but the ones we've found below look mighty gouda...

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Ilchester Cheese advent calendar 2021


Ilchester Cheese Advent Calendar, £14.99, Amazon


What do you get? This year’s 24-door model hides a mini cheese surprise behind each one - from Wensleydale to Applewood and even Mexicana, there’s a wide range of flavours.

Why do we love it? Along with the individual cheeses, there are also cheesy jokes waiting for you behind each door – praise cheesus! Plus the new book design means it can be split in half for easier storage in the fridge.

The Chuckling Cheese Company advent calendar 2021


The Chuckling Cheese Advent Calendar, £39.99, Amazon


What do you get? This experimental cheesy dream is packed with 24 different pieces of cheese, including flavours such as Orange and Whisky, Margherita Pizza, Gin and Tonic Cheddar and of course, the extra special Xmas flavour, we're talking a Christmas pudding with a hint of brandy and cinnamon - yes, really!

Why we love it? The fantastically flavoured cheese treats come in different coloured wax cheese truckles, think Babybels but with the ultimate luxury upgrade. That means should you want to save for later them they’ll last way beyond the festive season.

Mousetrap British cheese advent calendar


British cheese advent calendar, £95, Mousetrap Cheese


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