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Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival, celebrating local produce:

Why not join us and an amazing array of businesses this September for the 2nd Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival, Celebrating Local Produce on the 15th to the 23rd September in and around the Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale there will be producers and local businesses inviting you to some fantastic events and delicious happenings, with in the local area. 

There will be special cheese and Yorkshire-produce-based menus, forest school and bush-craft experiences, cheese and wine tasting, visits into the depths of caves cheese and butter making courses and chef demonstrations – as well as a “Westmorland Wedge” Cycle ride, children’s cycle rides, runs and guided walks with a dairying twist to help work up your appetite. 

As part of this event there will also be 2 exciting larger festivals taking place; the Cheese Festival at the Wensleydale Creamery on the 15th and 16th September. A 2 day celebration of the Dales rich cheese making heritage, there will be the opportunity to meet 25 local suppliers, experience butter making, cheese tasting, pairing and grading – there will also be live music, children’s entertainment, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and tempting street food each day - Wensleydale.co.uk 

On the 22nd Sept there will be the North’s very first Beer and Beef Festival hosted by the Whole Roast Ox Co. offering succulent local Dexter beef, delicious local ales and heavenly gins. From Midday until midnight, there will be live music, including the Moonbeams, Siren and Strings and Chasing Mumford. Food and drink will be available all day, with amazing entertainment and fun around every corner. beerandbeef.co.uk

For more information, go to our website. yorkshiredales.org.uk/cheese-festival


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