Wensleydale Creamery

Attraction, Food/Drink-Centred Attraction, Retail



Please check websites of all organisations or businesses before you visit. With the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, many businesses are changing their opening hours.

Unfortunately due to Coronavirus our Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience, 1897 Coffee Shop and Calvert's Restaurant are now closed.

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 Demonstration Room

Our modern, open plan Demonstration Room will host cheese & butter making demonstrations, as well as cheese grading, pairings & tasting masterclasses and exciting, live cookery demonstrations.

Watch as our experienced and knowledgeable Cheese Experts carefully craft Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese and Yorkshire Butter by hand, with a detailed explanation of the process. Discover a fascinating insight into the thousand-year history of cheese-making in the Dales with audio clips, stunning infographics and displays!

Try our famous cheeses in our much-loved Cheese Shop offering free cheese tasting of over 20 varieties, including 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 hearty taste of Yorkshire.

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

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 be bringing our award-winning deli to you online! Enjoy our artisan cheese along with a specialist selection of mouth-watering of accompaniments, including locally sourced fruit cakes, oils, crackers and chutneys.

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!

Can’t find your favourite cheese? Don’t panic – we’ve got plenty & can deliver it direct to you, and to your friends and family too! From individual portions to large packs, choose from our large selection.

We're proud to now stock The Yorkshire Creamery's range of award-winning cheese on our website! Choose from 15-month matured Yorkshire Cheddar, Nutty and Rich Yorkshrie Red and a smooth, creamy and tangy Double Yorkshire!

Get Crumbling Yorkshire Wensleydale

Why not experiment in the kitchen with our Crumble It recipes!

Click here to be taken to our YouTube channel where you can watch our 'Crumble It' recipe videos for free and get some meal time inspiration!

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Type Price
Adult £4.95
Child £2.95
Family (2 adults & 2 children) £12.95

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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