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Cheese Shop

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

11/02/2016

How to find Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries cheese

The Wensleydale Creamery is the only maker of ‘Yorkshire Wensleydale’ cheese, which has been protected with European protected food name status since December 2013. The ‘Yorkshire’ element of the title is incredibly important; it differentiates our unique & special cheese, handcrafted right here in the heart of Wensleydale to a time-honoured recipe, from the other Wensleydale cheeses that are still made elsewhere around the country and found on the shelves of many retailers and delis today. It is our unique Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese that we carefully combine with cranberries –... 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

24/12/2015
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Winter Warmer – a Festive Treat

2015 marked the 20th anniversary of The Wensleydale Creamery inventing Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries cheese. It is an iconic pairing which has since been copied by many others across the country, paving the way for many other creative blends of cheese that grow more adventurous as time goes on. A little known fact is that Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries cheese is one of our biggest selling products. It accounts for around a quarter of our business each year, and has become a firm favourite both here in the UK and... Read More

09/12/2015
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Creating the Perfect Cheeseboard

Cheeseboards are a wonderful thing – the perfect treat at the end of a long day, a fantastic light lunch or indulgent snack, and a delicious way to round off a meal. There are many ways to serve your cheeseboard, and it can be as humble or as grandiose as you like! Here are our suggestions for the perfect cheeseboard, guaranteed to hit the spot. 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... Read More

09/12/2015
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Christmas Shopping with the Askrigg Handbell Ringers

Our annual Christmas Shopping Evenings are a popular event, with people joining us to take advantage of our 20% discount* and free tasty mince pies and mulled wine. It is an opportunity to stock up on cheese for Christmas, find unique gifts for loved ones, and to create stunning bespoke hampers that our team lovingly hand wrap in our gift shop for you. And this year we will be joined by the fantastic Askrigg Handbell Ringers, who will be treating us all to a live performance, adding to the festive... Read More