Overview & description

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

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. New for 2018, learn all about the history of butter-making and how we make our Yorkshire Butter, you can even get involved in a butter-making demonstration.  

Discover the Wensleydale story and our history in our Museum.

Try our famous cheeses in our much-loved Cheese Shop offering free cheese tasting of over 20 varieties, including our brand new Yorkshire Cheddar, Yorkshire Brie and limited edition cheeses! You can also find mouth-watering accompaniments, including locally sourced fruit cakes, artisan oils, crackers and chutneys.

Great Yorkshire Food with Stunning Views:

Enjoy our unique offer of dishes inspired by the use of our cheese, milk & butter in our Calvert’s Restaurant and 1897 Coffee Shop.  All our food is home-made, locally sourced, and of outstanding quality and great value; a true hearty Yorkshire offer.  We serve a variety of foods our Restaurant & Coffee Shop to suit different eating occasions, and are family friendly. Look out for daily specials & seasonal menu changes here.

Perfect Gifts: Our well stocked Gift Shop stocked offers a wide range of beautiful gifts and hampers along with Wallace & Gromit merchandise. New this year, we offer artisan home-made fudge made using our own milk. Don't forget to pick some of this delicious treat up at the gift shop!

Our Visitor Centre garden offers outdoor seating which welcomes dogs. Free onsite parking and wi-fi. Our site is fully accessible.

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Type Price
Adult £3.95
Child £2.45
Family (2 adults & 2 children) £9.95

Facilities available at Wensleydale Creamery

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