Calling all students!

We are looking for students to work in our busy Visitor Centre Cheese & Gift Shop, during the holidays and at weekends. Hourly rate for over 16s is £6.73. For more information, or to apply, please contact Lynn Peacock on 01969 667664 or


Name The Wensleydale Creamery’s New Cheese

The Wensleydale Creamery, main sponsor of the Dales Festival of Food & Drink, is inviting visitors to the Dales Festival of Food & Drink to come along and name its new cheese, which it will be launching at the festival. A creamy, mellow, russet coloured blue cheese, full of character, which is handcrafted at The Wensleydale Creamery using milk from local farms, will be available for visitors to sample at the festival. The new blue cheese will be available for sale in Campbell’s, along with the Creamery’s range of handcrafted... Read More


British Cheese Awards 2016

This year’s British Cheese Awards took place at the Royal Bath & West Show, on Wednesday 1st June. Cheese and dairy producers from all over Britain enter their products to be judged by panel of industry experts, and this is the first major “competition” of the season. We were delighted to receive a number of accolades; Best Territorial – Traditional Double Gloucester Gold – Traditional Double Gloucester Silver – Yorkshire Wensleydale Silver – Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries Our cheeses were also entered by retailers, and we were awarded the following medals:... Read More


Half Term at our Visitor Centre

We’re looking forward to bank holiday weekend and Summer Half Term here at The Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre – we’ve got lots going on! You will find a selection of our local suppliers sampling their fantastic food & drink in our Cheese & Gift Shop over the following dates: Sunday 29th May – Rosebud Preserves Monday 30th May – Raydale Preserves Tuesday 31st May – Masons Gin Wednesday 1st June – Yorkshire Dales Brewery Be sure to check out these incredible products, all of which can be found here at... Read More


Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

We were delighted to discover this week that we have been awarded Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence, for superior service at our Visitor Centre in Hawes. Why not visit us and see for yourself?


Great Yorkshire Show

The 2016 Great Yorkshire Show takes place at Harrogate Showground Tuesday 12th – Thursday 14th July, and we would love to see  you there. We will have a stand in the brand new Cheese & Dairy Hall, sampling our range of award-winning handcrafted cheeses and Yorkshire Yogurt, with products available to purchase too. Hope to see you there!


Dales Festival of Food & Drink

This year, the Dales Festival of Food & Drink is moving back to Leyburn Market Place, and is a free to attend event. Showcasing the best of food and drink from the local area, there is a full schedule of demonstrations, activities and performances from local bands too. The festival takes place 18th and 19th June, and we are delighted to be headline sponsors. We’ll also have a stand at the event, where we will be sampling our range of award-winning handcrafted cheeses, with products available to purchase too.  ... Read More


Yorkshire Dales Brewery Sampling

On Wednesday 1st June we will be welcoming Yorkshire Dales Brewery to our Visitor Centre, sampling their award-winning ales between 11am and 4pm.


Masons Yorkshire Gin Sampling

Masons Yorkshire Gin will be joining us at our Visitor Centre on Tuesday 31st May, sampling their locally produced dry gins between 11am and 4pm.


Raydale Preserves Sampling

We welcome Raydale Preserves to our Visitor Centre on Monday 30th May, who will be sampling their range of delicious jams, jellies and chutneys between 11am and 4pm.