Wensleydale Creamery

Attraction, Food/Drink-Centred Attraction, Retail


Our award-winning Visitor Centre is open! 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 9.30am – 4pm


Cheese and Gift Shop

Calvert’s Restaurant (with breakfast, lunch, light bites, coffee and cake)

1897 Coffee Shop - Closed during the Autumn/Winter months from 5th October 2020

Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience with Cheese-Making Viewing Gallery (Please note Demonstration Room closed)

Read more about our reopening here.


About Us

We are set in a stunning location, with great space that boasts amazing views.

We are the home of the famous Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese which is protected with European Food Names status, and is the only Wensleydale cheese made in Wensleydale.

Explore our new interactive Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience, which takes you on a journey through the art of cheese-making and includes the opportunity to see our master cheese-makers at work, handcrafting our award-winning cheese.


Places to Eat

Enjoy a Taste of Yorkshire at our Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre based at Hawes, in Wensleydale, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales!


Calvert’s Restaurant

Championing the finest Yorkshire Dales produce is at the heart of what we do, delivering show stopping favourites whilst also creating unique dishes. New Autumn/Winter bistro style menu, with breakfast, lunch, cakes & pastries, offering great value and outstanding quality. If you have any specific dietary requirements, please speak to our team who will be more than happy to cater to your needs.

Table reservation between 12pm – 2pm. We welcome bookings via phone 01969 667664, ext 3 or email reservations@wensleydale.co.uk or enquire in the Gift Shop. Please note new entrance via our garden.


1897 Coffee Shop

Closed from Monday 5th October during Autumn & Winter months

Please note that breakfast, hot drinks, cakes, pastries, light bites and daily specials available in Calvert's Restaurant from 9.30am.


Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience & Demonstration Room

Award-winning Visitor Experience! 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 made by our team of master cheese-makers in our new Creamery. Enjoy a self-guided tour. Please note our Demonstration Room and Children’s Interactive Games areas are closed. To reflect these measures, we have reduced admission to £1 (adult) and under 12’s free.


Cheese Shop

Shop award-winning artisan cheese and a mouth-watering selection of  accompaniments, including locally sourced fruit cakes, artisan oils, crackers and chutneys. Please note that complimentary sampling from our Cheese Shop is not available a this time.


Shopping Online

We're proud to stock and support small local businesses. We know that some of you may not be able to get to us, so we’re excited to have launched The Wensleydale Deli. Enjoy our artisan cheese along with a specialist selection of mouth-watering of accompaniments from local food producers.

We’re here to help you - with gifts to make your friends and family smile!  From our fantastic hampers to our beautiful range of gifts; we’ve picked favourites including unique locally sourced woodware, ceramics, homeware and Wallace & Gromit items! We're ready to send them direct to your door at the click of the button! We deliver to all UK mainland addresses for just £3.95 – Free delivery over £50!


Type Price
Adult £1
Under 12s FREE
Family (2 adults & 2 children) £12.95

Opening Hours

Sun 09:30 16:00
Mon 09:30 16:00
Tue 09:30 16:00
Wed 09:30 16:00
Thu 09:30 16:00
Fri 09:30 16:00
Sat 09:30 16:00


  • Disabled Access
  • On-Site Parking
  • Wi-fi
  • Child Friendly
  • Indoor
  • Card Payment

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