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Visitor Centre

02/04/2020
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Welcome to our Digital Days Out!

Enjoy a ‘Digital Day Out’ to Wensleydale Creamery and take a journey through the art of cheese-making in Wensleydale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales from the comfort of your own home! Discover a fascinating insight into the thousand-year history of cheese-making in the Dales with Cheese & Butter Making Demonstrations, Cheese Tastings & Pairings and Cheese-making video clips from inside our Creamery. There’s fun for the whole family – including kids activities, recipe videos and digital quizzes! Our Digital Days Out is a FREE event and will run... Read More

01/12/2016
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Wensleydale Creamery Finalist in White Rose Awards

We were delighted to be shortlisted in this year’s Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards, in the Large Visitor Attraction category. The list of finalists comprised some amazing businesses, and the competition was fierce! Feedback from the judges included: Excellent cheese-making demonstrations Friendly, bright and efficient staff Enticing home-made food A modern, bright and spacious building Well stocked shop aimed at all ages, with lots of local produce Excellent car parking   On the night of the awards our team enjoyed a fantastic event, with delicious food and great entertainment.... Read More

13/05/2016
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Iconic Yorkshire Producers Unite to create Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake Ice Cream

The Wensleydale Creamery is celebrating the start of Summer with the launch of a Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake ice cream, to be sold at the Creamery’s popular Visitor Centre. The Creamery, based at Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, has partnered with fellow Wensleydale dairy manufacturer, Brymor Ice Cream, to create a unique flavour of their Real Dairy Ice Cream; Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake. Inspired by the famous signature dish; Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake, served at The Wensleydale Creamery’s Visitor Centre, the ice cream is... Read More

08/03/2016
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English Tourism Week

According to the Visit England website, “English Tourism Week is an annual week-long celebration of events showcasing the quality and vibrancy of our visitor experiences and the value our industry brings to our nation.” This year it runs from 5th – 13th March. The visitor economy provides 2.6million jobs and is worth a staggering £106billion a year to England, so it’s most definitely something that we are truly passionate about! Our Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre is based at Hawes, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park; an absolutely... Read More

07/03/2016
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British Pie Week

Here in the UK, we’re famous for our love of pies – particularly in the North! The origin of the pie can be traced back as far as the ancient Greeks, who created a makeshift pastry to place over meat for cooking, to help keep the juices in. The pastry was never intended to be eaten. The Romans made miniature pies containing fruits or small birds, which would form part of a lavish banquet. The pie became a staple for farmers and tradesmen, who would spend long hours in the... Read More

09/01/2016
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Yorkshire is open for business!

Recent weather and severe flooding have been widely reported in the news in the last few weeks, with many homes and businesses falling victim to terrible damage. Whilst flooding has been widespread, much of Yorkshire is still operating as usual and businesses are accessible, open and looking forward to seeing you! The Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre is one of those lucky businesses. The roads to Hawes are clear, with diversions in place for any roads that have been damaged or have standing water. We have ample parking and a warm,... Read More