Yes you can grow some of the tastiest cherries here in the UK, but you have to be quick if you want to beat the birds. You really need to net the trees, or grow a white/yellow variety.
Dwarfing rootstocks now make cherry picking a lot easier.
With many varieties developed to grow in certain temperature locations. We grow a broad range of the old traditional varieties as well as some of the modern ones. Also with the dessert varieties we do offer the tart cooking cherries.