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 Sharing Board £12pp (min 2 people)

Yorkshire Wensleydale, Wensleydale Blue, Naturally Oak Smoked Yorkshire Wensleydale, Yorkshire Cheddar, Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries, pan-roasted Yorkshire Chorizo, house pickled veg, served with mixed leaves, Cockett’s Wensleydale fruit cake, home-made oat biscuits, and Rosebud Preserves Yorkshire Wensleydale Chutney, crusty bread & Yorkshire dipping oils

Indulge In…

  • Feature Cheese Scones in our 1897 Coffee Shop, all served with Yorkshire Butter, Yorkshire Wensleydale Chutney & a Slice of Yorkshire Wensleydale.

Introducing a new feature variety each day from 7th October to add to our classic Yorkshire Wensleydale & Yorkshire Red Cheese Scone that’s a popular choice on our menu…..lookout for amazing cheese scone flavours such as Wensleydale Blue, Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries, Fountains Gold with Caramelised Onions, and Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger!

Delight In…

  • From 7th October, enjoy 20% off our unique Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake Brymor Ice-cream (from the Ice Cream Counter in the Gift Shop)

Be Amazed…

  • Cheese & food/drink pairing each day on the 12.30 Cheesemaking Demonstration

Discover amazing food pairings such as Yorkshire Wensleydale served with rich Wensleydale Fruit Cake or our own Yorkshire Gin, Filey Bay Flagship Whisky with Extra Mature Yorkshire Cheddar, and our latest pairing & new addition to our range; Rosebud Preserves Sticky Fruit Chutney with our Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries!  There’s an opportunity to sample when you join the 12:30pm Cheesemaking Demonstration.

  • Watch Cheese Being Made!

Our interactive experience will take you on a journey through the art of cheese making which includes the opportunity to watch Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese being handcrafted by our team of master cheese-makers from our Viewing Gallery.

Shop Amazing Cheese

  • Visit our Cheese Shop

Our famous Cheese Shop stocks our full range of artisan cheese, handcrafted right here in our Creamery, plus cheese ranges from our other Yorkshire Cheese Partners; The Home Farmer, Shepherds Purse, & Yorkshire Squeezy Cheese (Yorkshire Dama)!

Check out the full list of activities here from the wonderful businesses in and around the National Park who are taking part in the celebration of local produce! 


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