NEW CHEESE-MAKING VIEWING GALLERY The Wensleydale Creamery, based at Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, is welcoming families to come and enjoy the Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience at its Visitor Centre this February half term. The interactive experience takes visitors on a journey through the art of cheese-making, including the opportunity to watch Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese being handcrafted from the Cheese-making Viewing Gallery. There is fun for the whole family with hands-on games and activities such as driving the children’s milk tanker and learning all about how a... Read More
The Wensleydale Creamery, the famous cheese-makers based in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, is the only place to be this December, as it pulls out all the stops to create a magical festive season at its Visitor Centre in the market town of Hawes. Visitors heading to The Wensleydale Creamery, can enjoy a ‘Festive Taste of Yorkshire’, with exclusive Christmas shopping, including build-your-own hampers, plus fantastic home-made, seasonal food and drink served in Calvert’s Restaurant and the 1897 Coffee Shop. The Creamery’s popular Christmas shopping evenings will be held... Read More
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
Join us on Tuesday 20th December, 5-8pm, for our second Christmas Shopping Evening. These popular evenings are not to be missed, with free mince pies and mulled wine, a live performance from local folk band Peg Powler, and 20% off all products*! Look out for our home-made & locally sourced Yorkshire Tapas Menu, being served in Calvert’s Restaurant 5-7.30pm. We hope to see you there. *T&Cs apply: in store on specified date only. Excludes alcohol and promotions.
Join us on Thursday 8th December, 5-8pm, for the first of this year’s Christmas Shopping Evenings. These popular evenings are not to be missed, with free mince pies and mulled wine, a live performance from the Askrigg Hand Bell Ringers, and we will be joined by Sloemotion who will be sampling their delicious range of artisan products. You can also take advantage of 20% off all products*! Look out for our home-made & locally sourced Yorkshire Tapas Menu, being served in Calvert’s Restaurant 5-7.30pm. We hope to see you there.... Read More
We’re looking forward to the Summer here at The Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre – we’ve got lots going on! We will be running cookery demonstrations during the Summer in our Museum. Our Head Chef will show you how to create some of the mouth-watering dishes found on our menu in Calvert’s Restaurant and the 1897 Coffee Shop, which feature our award-winning cheese. And of course, you’ll be able to taste the finished dish too! Please contact us for days and times. Phase one of our ‘Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience’ is open... Read More
We’re looking forward to bank holiday weekend and Summer Half Term here at The Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre – we’ve got lots going on! You will find a selection of our local suppliers sampling their fantastic food & drink in our Cheese & Gift Shop over the following dates: Sunday 29th May – Rosebud Preserves Monday 30th May – Raydale Preserves Tuesday 31st May – Masons Gin Wednesday 1st June – Yorkshire Dales Brewery Be sure to check out these incredible products, all of which can be found here at... Read More