Wensleydale Creamery

Attraction, Food/Drink-Centred Attraction, Retail


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

Indulge in Calvert’s Restaurant and sample our delicious *new menu* which champions our award-winning artisan cheese range and fantastic local produce. Choose from a selection of sharing boards showcasing copious amounts of our artisan cheese and indulgent locally produced accompaniments.

Reservations for Calvert’s Restaurant are welcomed and encouraged via phone 01969 667664, ext 3 or email reservations@wensleydale.co.uk.

Treat yourself to a little time out at our welcoming 1897 Coffee Shop, with a beautiful panoramic view over the rolling Yorkshire Dales.

Take your pick of speciality coffees and Yorkshire teas – complemented by Wensleydale milk. Enjoy breakfast rolls,  home-made cakes made in our bakery along with, scones, freshly made sandwiches, light bites and lunches, including cheese on toast and soup. 

Reservations are not required for our Coffee Shop. See the 1897 Coffee Shop menu here!

Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience & Demonstration Room

Watch our master cheesemakers in action, handcrafting our signature creamy, crumbly Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese from the Viewing Gallery. Journey through the art of cheese-making and its history in the Dales through the experience, and have your photo taken with the much-loved Wallace & Gromit Characters! Enjoy a self-guided tour.

Enjoy cheese making demonstrations, butter-making and cheese pairing experiences where you can discover why Yorkshire Wensleydale pairs perfectly with fruit cake, artisan gin, whisky and locally made Rosebud Preserves chutney. Demonstrations run throughout the day.

Cheese & Gift Shop

Discover beautiful gifts to mark your visit; from unique locally sourced products including woodware, pottery, homeware, kitchen accessories and jewellery. 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 at this time.

Shopping Online

We're proud to stock and support small local businesses. 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!

Opening Times

Cheese Shop

Monday – Sunday 9am – 5pm

Gift Shop

Monday – Sunday 9am – 5pm

1897 Coffee Shop – Indoor and Outdoor Dining, plus take away

Monday – Sunday 9am – 4pm

Calvert’s Restaurant – Indoor Dining

11am – 4pm

Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience – Includes Cheese Making Viewing Gallery

9am – 4pm


Type Price
Adult £4.95
Under 12s £2.95
Under 5s Free

Opening Hours

Sun 09:00 17:00
Mon 09:00 17:00
Tue 09:00 17:00
Wed 09:00 17:00
Thu 09:00 17:00
Fri 09:00 17:00
Sat 09:00 17:00


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

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