May 2018


Yorkshire’s Own Cheddar

Yorkshire Cheddar now lies under the Yorkshire Creamery brand! Learn more here: We are so thrilled to be announcing that we’re adding Yorkshire Cheddar to our award-winning cheese range! After being lovingly handcrafted using local milk, by our team of skilled and passionate cheese-makers, Yorkshire Cheddar has been ageing for up to 15 months for proper strength and character…..and now we can reveal it to the world! David Hartley, Managing Director of The Wensleydale Creamery, said: “We’re thrilled to be launching Yorkshire Cheddar, made from Yorkshire milk and carefully... Read More


Creating a little piece of the Yorkshire Dales in Chelsea

We’re getting closer to the start of the Chelsea Flower Show and are getting even more excited to be part of this fantastic event. You may have seen that we are teaming up with Welcome to Yorkshire for this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show! This year’s show garden will showcase the county to the world and encourage people to visit the area to see its beauty first hand. As well as a stunning Dales landscape and traditional cottage garden, this year’s design by Mark Gregory features a stone bothy converted into... Read More


Coffee, Chocolate & Walnut Scones

A popular scone “special” in our 1897 Coffee Shop – wonderful warm with lashings of our Dales Butter. Ingredients Scones 1 lb of self raising flour 3 tbsp of cocoa powder 200g of caster sugar 250g of unsalted butter a handful of crushed walnuts, plus extra for sprinkling on top Splash of cream 2 eggs Coffee icing 250 g of icing sugar 1 shot of espresso coffee Method 1. Heat oven to 160c. 2. Tip the flour into a large bowl with the sugar, butter and cocoa powder and rub... Read More


Lemon Drizzle Scones

Highly popular in our 1897 Coffee Shop – delicious served warm, with lashings of Dales Butter. Ingredients Scones 450g self-raising flour, plus more for dusting 350 g caster sugar 250g margarine 2 eggs Splash milk Juice of 2 lemons Zest of 1 lemon Icing 500g icing sugar 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice   Method 1. Heat oven to 160C/. 2. Tip the flour into a large bowl with the sugar, margarine, lemon zest and rub together into fine crumbs. 3. Add lemon juice, eggs and splash of milk. Mix until... Read More


May Half Term Tasting Events at Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre

If you’re anything like us here at Wensleydale Creamery and love to get out and explore during half term holidays…join us at one of our tasting events during the May break! Join one of our cheese experts and the suppliers below as they show you how to pair our delicious cheese with artisan jams, olives, chutney and oils from local suppliers. An exciting day out for both you and your taste buds! See below for the schedule where you can meet the people behind the name…we hope to see you... Read More


A Celebration of Game, Dinner and Dance raises over £13,000 at The Wensleydale Creamery

We were proud to host a Charity Game Dinner; a celebration of game, dinner & dancing at our Creamery on Saturday evening, 28th April. We hosted the Yorkshire Dales Moorland Group’s event in our very own, Calvert’s Restaurant, where we enjoyed stunningly tasty food thanks to our wonderful chefs and L&A Dent Game Dealers who generously provided all of the game for the menu. Guests enjoyed a 5 course menu showcasing glorious game and of course, our famous Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese. Delights on the menu included Wild Duck and Ginger... Read More