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01/01/2022
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Join us in January

Enjoy delicious, homemade food from our specials board in Calvert’s Restaurant with 2 courses for just £12.95. Plus, FREE entry to our Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience when you dine with us! View the menu We’re welcoming reservations via phone 01969 667664, ext 3, or email reservations@wensleydale.co.uk

24/11/2021

How to create a spread to impress your guests this festive season!

For years, the cheeseboard has been the undisputed centrepiece of the festive table but striking the right balance between trusty traditional versus new innovative flavours is an age-old quandary that needs resolving once and for all. Cheese experts at the Wensleydale Creamery have crafted a guide to delivering a show-stopping festive cheeseboard set to impress and satisfy even the most discerning of guests – from the perfect number of cheeses, and the right flavour combination, to the best accompaniments to pair, along with top tips for serving. Our Cheese Shop... Read More

22/11/2021

Our New Christmas Menu Launches Today!

Get into the Christmas spirit and celebrate the festive season with all your loved ones, friends and family at the Wensleydale Creamery in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. From November 22nd to December 31st, you can enjoy delicious festive favourites with a special Yorkshire twist from our brand-new Christmas menu in their award-winning Calvert’s Restaurant, with the stunning backdrop views of the surrounding Yorkshire Dales landscape. With handcrafted artisan cheese and local produce at the forefront of the food offering, our Calvert’s Christmas lunch menu has a whole host... Read More

03/10/2021
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Cheese Maker & Milk Intake Vacancies – Hawes

Exciting Opportunities at The Award-winning Wensleydale Creamery We are recruiting for cheesemaking and milk intake team members!  The Wensleydale Creamery, based at Hawes in Wensleydale, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is the home of the famous crumbly Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese. We use traditional methods to handcraft cheese to time-honoured recipes, using milk from local farms, as well as being innovative with the development of new cheese recipes. We are looking for passionate and motivated individuals to join our cheese-making team at our Hawes site. You will be... Read More

14/09/2021
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Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2021

The Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival celebrates the incredible produce of the Yorkshire Dales – cheese very much included! Local businesses throughout the National Park are hosting special events, menus, and tastings to mark the occasion from Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th October 2021. As much as we’re disappointed that we won’t be kicking off the weekend at our Visitor Centre this year with our huge Cheese Festival Marquee, here’s how we are getting involved…and we absolutely can’t wait! Dig In To….. New Artisan Cheese Sharing Board in Calvert’s:  Artisan Cheese... Read More

05/09/2021
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Christmas Delivery Service

Order your Hampers, Gifts and Freshly Cut Cheese Boxes now and we’ll deliver in time for Christmas Nothing says ‘Merry Christmas‘ quite like a luxury cheese hamper or gift from Wensleydale Creamery. Take the stress out of Christmas gifting with our Christmas Delivery Service. Simply choose your gift, pay, sit back, relax and enjoy your glass(es) of mulled wine and mince pies! We’ll deliver your gift just before Christmas so that our award-winning cheese, delicious local produce and delightful handmade gifts can be enjoyed over the festive season.  Choose ‘Christmas... Read More

05/08/2021

We have a new Head Chef!

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Jordan Tyson, who has taken on the role of Head Chef. As a leading Yorkshire foodie destination, we take pride in our commitment to showcasing the finest Yorkshire produce, delivering mouth-watering menus in our Calvert’s Restaurant & 1897 Coffee Shop, which visitors travel from all over the country to experience.  Jordan will be welcoming visitors with memorable culinary experiences that place its handcrafted range of Yorkshire Wensleydale cheeses at the heart of its dishes and celebrate local Yorkshire produce. Jordan has had a... Read More

08/07/2021

We have been named as a finalist for ‘E-commerce Initiative of the Year’

 We’re nominated in The Grocer’s “Gold Awards” for our Online Deli initiative We have been shortlisted for the ‘E-commerce Initiative of the Year’ category at this year’s The Grocer Gold Awards alongside large household brands such as Asda, Kraft Heinz, Piccolo Foods and Sainsbury’s. This recognition comes following the launch of our Online Deli in early 2020. When the our Visitor Centre was forced to close due to the first covid lockdown in March 2020, our team worked tirelessly to create the online deli overnight, bringing the offering of cheese,... Read More