Meet The Maker – The Home Farmer

We are renowned for our heritage and provenance, and with that comes our love for local produce and support for other food producers, including our local cheesemakers! We’d like to introduce you to ‘The Home Farmer’, situated in Wensleydale, just a little further down the dale from our Creamery in Hawes. The Home Farmer and their team have been friends of Wensleydale Creamery for a while now – their family farm has been a dedicated milk supplier to our Creamery for many years. Fresh milk from their herd of happy cows... Read More


How to choose the right cheese knife for your favourite cheese!

The ultimate and stylish accessory for your cheeseboard night in. Whether you’re casually serving cheese and crackers for the family, or just indulging in some quality ‘me time’ and treating yourself to your favourite cheese, make it even more special by having a good cheese knife that has the appropriate use and blade, to help take your cheeseboard experience to the next level! SOFT CHEESE KNIVES Perfect for Brie, ‘Bluemin White‘ or our creamy Wensleydale Blue.  A soft cheese knife will be short, often with a curved blade and points... Read More


The Perfect Cheeseboard

Staying in is the new going out! So to make it super special, we thought we’d pull together a blog on how to create “The Perfect Cheeseboard”! It’s a must during the festive season too! Whether you serve your cheeseboard quite simple or if you go “all-out”, our top tips guaranteed to hit the spot. 1. Always store your cheese wrapped, in an airtight container in the fridge, away from other strong-smelling foods. This will ensure that your cheese keeps its true flavour and prevent it from drying out. 2.... Read More


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


A perfect gift from the town of Hawes…

At Wensleydale Creamery, we’re passionate about local produce that can be perfectly paired with our handcrafted, artisan cheese. Fruit cake served with Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese is top of the list and is a true Yorkshire delicacy in its own right. It’s a long-standing tradition and very popular around these parts, to serve fruit cake with a slice of creamy, crumbly Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese. We enjoy this paring all year round and find it especially popular at Christmas. The unique fresh flavour and crumbly texture of our Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese creates... Read More

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Meet The Maker – Yorkshire Dama Cheese

We are so proud to stock Yorkshire Dama cheese in our Online Shop. Yorkshire Dama Cheese is a story of inspirational bravery by a woman who refused to let her circumstances define or constrain her. It is about finding a new place to call home and new experiences which has lead to the creation of a British multi-award winning cheese and dairy company. Founder, Razan, arrived in the UK from war-torn Syria in 2012 with her Husband and three young children after losing almost everything, finally settling in Yorkshire. Razan... Read More

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Visiting Us – What you need to know

Hello & welcome, Unfortunately, our Visitor Centre will be closed from 4pm on 4th November 2020 in line with new government guidelines.  In the meantime, if you wish to visit, please understand that this may not be the usual Wensleydale Creamery experience that you are used to.  However, be assured that we are working extremely hard to ensure that when you visit us, you can do so in a way that is safe for you and our staff. We’re open Monday – Sunday 9.30am – 4pm Cheese and Gift Shop... Read More

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Meet The Maker – Shepherds Purse Cheeses

We’re so excited to be bringing Shepherds Purse Cheeses to our online shop. For years we’ve been friends of the company and fans of their cheeses and we’re so proud to be able to stock a selection of their fantastic cheeses. Shepherds Purse are a proud, independent family business making cheese in the traditional way on our farm in North Yorkshire, and have been making cheese since the late 1980’s. Enjoy their award-winning artisan cheeses from cow’s milk and sheep milk, Yorkshire Blue, Harrogate Blue, Mrs Bell’s Blue, Bluemin White. Meet... Read More

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Maturing our Wensleydale Blue for Christmas

Our artisan cheesemakers have been busy over the past couple of weeks making the Wensleydale Blue that you’ll be eating this festive season. Our award-winning cheese matures for 10 weeks, to be perfectly aged in time for Christmas. Wensleydale Blue is steeped in heritage & provenance; it represents the original, matured Wensleydale cheese that was made throughout Wensleydale by the Cistercian monks when they first settled in the dale in 1150.  Due to the conditions under which it was made and stored, the cheese would have naturally ‘blued’. Things have... Read More


Our Reopening Plans

Hello & welcome, Our award-winning Visitor Centre has now fully reopened. Please understand that this may not be the usual Wensleydale Creamery experience that you are used to.  However, please be assured that we are working extremely hard to ensure that when you do visit us, you can do so in a way that is safe for you and our staff. We’re now open Monday – Sunday 10am – 4pm* Cheese and Gift Shop Calvert’s Restaurant *11.30am – 3pm 1897 Coffee Shop Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience (including Cheesemaking Viewing Gallery)... Read More