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. Enjoy our two-course summer special offer for just £17 and enjoy signature classic dishes with a ‘Wensleydale twist’ such as Yorkshire Wensleydale Chicken Ballotine, Yorkshire Rarebit made with Yorkshire Wensleydale, Yorkshire Red & Black Sheep Ale and the popular Calvert’s Ploughman’s, along with slow-braised Dales lamb, and Dales beef & ale pie, to name a few.

Reservations for Calvert’s Restaurant are welcomed and encouraged via phone 01969 667664, ext 3 or email reservations@wensleydale.co.uk. Please note that for indoor dining, 6 people are able to dine at one time from separate households and we’re also allowing tables of 8 people (max. 2 households) per party.

Enjoy a coffee and a bite to eat in the 1897 Coffee Shop, with full table service indoors.  Please note that for indoor dining, 6 people are able to dine at one time from separate households and we’re also allowing tables of 8 people (max. 2 households) per party. No reservations are required.

Our Coffee Shop garden will continue to be open for those wishing to dine outdoors, and is dog friendly, with ample seating and panoramic views of Wensleydale. Delicious food & drink is also available to take away. 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.

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 09:30 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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