Archive

March 2016

17/03/2016
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Easter at The Wensleydale Creamery

With the Easter holidays fast approaching, we’ve got some exciting activities in the pipeline to share with you! Cheese-making demonstrations We will be running cheese-making demonstrations at various times each day during the holidays. This is a wonderful experience, watching one of our cheese experts turn a gallon of milk into a pound of cheese before your eyes, in around 45 minutes! Please contact us for times and availability. Booking essential. Tickets £1 per person (in addition to Museum & Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience admission).   New cookery demonstrations New for this Easter,... Read More

14/03/2016

The Spring Edit

It might not feel too Spring-like with some snow still visible on the hill tops, but there are snowdrops and a few daffodils tentatively poking their little heads up out of the ground, and the odd spell of sunshine! Here at The Wensleydale Creamery, we are ready for Spring. We’ve been busy working on some exciting new projects to share with you ….. Firstly, we have a new Brymor ice cream offering! A range of delicious ice cream cones are available in our Visitor Centre Gift Shop, as well as... Read More

08/03/2016
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English Tourism Week

According to the Visit England website, “English Tourism Week is an annual week-long celebration of events showcasing the quality and vibrancy of our visitor experiences and the value our industry brings to our nation.” This year it runs from 5th – 13th March. The visitor economy provides 2.6million jobs and is worth a staggering £106billion a year to England, so it’s most definitely something that we are truly passionate about! Our Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre is based at Hawes, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park; an absolutely... Read More

07/03/2016
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British Pie Week

Here in the UK, we’re famous for our love of pies – particularly in the North! The origin of the pie can be traced back as far as the ancient Greeks, who created a makeshift pastry to place over meat for cooking, to help keep the juices in. The pastry was never intended to be eaten. The Romans made miniature pies containing fruits or small birds, which would form part of a lavish banquet. The pie became a staple for farmers and tradesmen, who would spend long hours in the... Read More