Wensleydale Creamery Tours
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Welcome to cheese heaven! At the award-winning Wensleydale Creamery, visitors will learn everything there is to know about the famous British cheese and the art of cheese making. It’s even possible to see the cheese literally being cut, stirred, pitched, and salted by hand at the viewing gallery inside the Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience. The creamery is also home to a gift shop (where a vast array of cheese and cheese-related paraphernalia are available), a deli, a coffee shop, and a restaurant with views of the surrounding Yorkshire Dales. There is also a newly refurbished visitor center on-site, which explains the history and heritage of the Wensleydale cheese and where visitors will have the opportunity to taste the stuff for themselves.
The Wensleydale Creamery is located on Gayle Lane in Hawes, North Yorkshire. It can be reached by car from both York and Newcastle in less than two hours via routes M1 and A66. It can also be reached by public transit, taking the train to Northallerton and then the 856 bus to Gayle, stopping at Wensleydale Creamery. Entry fee to the museum and cheese experience costs £2.50 per adult, £1.50 per child and £7.50 per family of two adults and two children. The cheese and gift shops are open every day from 10 am to 4 pm.
Address: Gayle Ln, Hawes, North Yorkshire, England
Hours: Cheese and gift shops are open every day from 10 am to 4 pm.
Admission: £2.50 per adult, £1.50 per child
4 Tours and Activities to Experience Wensleydale Creamery
Explore Wensleydale, Littondale and Nidderdale, and discover the delights of the English countryside on this Yorkshire Dales day trip from York. Visit sites of interest including Askrigg and the market town of Hawes before delving deep into the heart of the mighty Yorkshire Dales National Park to enjoy panoramic views over Kilnsey Crag. Travel through Buckden to the picturesque village of Kettlewell, and explore sites made famous in popular British films and television programs. Then, visit the world’s oldest candy shop before returning in comfort to York.
Explore the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park on your own private small-group day trip from Leeds, visiting Bolton Castle, Askrigg, Pateley Bridge and the traditional Dales Market Town of Hawes, where you will have the opportunity to visit the award winning Wensleydale Creamery, the home of Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this private Minicoach tour, for any group size up to a maximum of 15.
This is the ultimate Yorkshire Dales adventure! Enjoy the luxury of having round-trip door-to-door transport included, as well as private guide to entertain you with stories along the way. Save time by seeing many highlights of the Yorkshire Dales in a day, including Bolton Castle, Askrigg, Pateley Bridge, Hawes, and more. You’ll also visit the award-winning Wensleydale Creamery, where the delicious Wensleydale cheese is produced.
Delve into the Dales and discover the scenic heart of Yorkshire on this full-day tour from York. Set out on an epic circuit of the Yorkshire Dales, stopping to admire the heather covered moors and peek into traditional Dales villages like Knaresborough, Grassington and Leyburn. Along the way, pass photo-worthy landscapes like Nidderdale, Kilnsey Crag and Aysgarth Falls; discover the Dales’ most famous cheese at the Wenselydale Creamery Visitor and explore the UNESCO-listed Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Park.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Wensleydale Creamery hours of operation?
Wensleydale Creamery hours of operation: Cheese and gift shops are open every day from 10 am to 4 pm.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Wensleydale Creamery?
The best ways to experience Wensleydale Creamery are:
- Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York
- Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from Leeds
- Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York
- Yorkshire Dales and Fountains Abbey Small-Group Day Trip from York
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