April 2016


Iconic Yorkshire Food Producer The Wensleydale Creamery Serves Up New Two Year Deal with Yorkshire Cricket

The Yorkshire Dales’ famous cheese-maker announces two year sponsorship extension with Yorkshire County Cricket Club to support sales at home and away. The Wensleydale Creamery, producers of the famous Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese [protected with European Protected Food Name Status], has today announced a two year contract extension to its official partnership with Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The renewal deal will see the historic Yorkshire cheese-maker’s logo displayed on the County Championship winner’s shirts, supported by a package of branding rights at Headingley in all forms of cricket until 2018. David... Read More


Our Head Chef – Gwen Lambert

Gwen is our head chef and is responsible for ensuring that the wide range of food served daily in our popular Visitor Centre Calvert’s Restaurant and 1897 Coffee Shop is of outstanding quality, being home-made, and locally sourced, and of course great value, all of which Gwen has a great passion for. Our Visitor Centre food offer is unique, being is inspired by the use of our range of Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese milk & butter; Gwen and her team champion this and have developed a fantastic range of dishes and... Read More


Food & Drink Expo 2016 – The Round Up!

We were delighted to take a stand and bring The Wensleydale Creamery to this year’s Food & Drink Expo, to meet with contacts and customers old and new. The show was vibrant and exciting with a wealth of different food and drink producers, wholesalers and independent businesses; all of whom were passionate about growing their businesses and working together. On The Wensleydale Creamery stand we displayed our full range of handcrafted cheeses including Yorkshire Wensleydale (which has European protected food name status), Wensleydale Blue and Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries, as... Read More


Michelle’s Marathon

Our Deputy Visitor Centre Manager Michelle Barnes, is undertaking a marathon challenge in aid of the Fire Fighters Charity on Sunday 24th April, when she takes part in the 35th Virgin London Marathon. Michelle is one of three members of our staff who are in the retained fire service, based at Hawes Fire Station in Wensleydale. This is quite typical of deeply rural areas that may be too far from the bigger towns with full time fire crews, to reach them quickly enough in an emergency situation. The Wensleydale Creamery... Read More


Front of House Seasonal Staff

We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join our team. Seasonal vacancies throughout our Visitor Centre, working full or part time, including every other weekend.   Pay rates from £8.50 to £8.53 following a 13 week probationary period and a weekend enhancement of £28.76 is also paid for working every other weekend. To express your interest or discuss these opportunities, please contact Lynn Peacock on 01969 667664 or email Closing Date: 7th May 2016 The Wensleydale Creamery is committed to equal opportunities in employment


Macaroni Cheese

A magnificent mac! The ultimate comfort food is even more soothing with Yorkshire Cheddar, Yorkshire Red and a bit of Double Yorkshire stirred in. Their golden colour and buttery flavours are just the thing to give it a creamy boost.


Wensleydale Creamery Announced As Main Sponsor Of The Dales Festival Of Food & Drink

The Wensleydale Creamery has been announced as the main sponsor for the 2016 Dales Festival of Food & Drink (18th – 19th June 2016). The festival is back with a new look event for 2016 [and with a new organising team behind it], being held in the market place of Leyburn. The announcement today that The Wensleydale Creamery will be sponsoring the 2016 festival has helped to safeguard the future of this popular food and drink festival for the Dales. The Wensleydale Creamery, based at Hawes in Wensleydale, [in the... Read More