Wensleydale Creamery

Attraction, Food/Drink-Centred Attraction, Retail


We’re excited to announce that we are planning to open our Cheese Shop, Gift Shop and Coffee Shop Garden to serve food & drink outdoors, and to take away, from Monday 12th April, in line with Government guidelines.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you back to our Visitor Centre. We have developed a delicious new menu championing our award-winning, artisan cheese and fantastic local produce for you to enjoy in our garden, where you can soak up the stunning panoramic views of Wensleydale.

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.

Monday – Sunday 9.am – 4pm

Cheese and Gift Shop – Open from Monday 12th April

1897 Coffee Shop – Open for outdoor dining and takeaway from Monday 12th April. See our new menu here.

Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience (Closed until Monday 17th May)

Calvert’s Restaurant (Closed until Monday 17th May)

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.

Closed until Monday 17th May.


1897 Coffee Shop

Treat yourself to a little time out in our welcoming and spacious 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, light bites and lunches, including cheese on toast and soup.  See our new garden menu here.


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. Closed until Monday 17th May.


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 at 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 Online 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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