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Wensleydale Creamery

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Address: Gayle Lane, Hawes DL8 3RN, England
Phone Number: 01969 667664
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You won't spend a lot of time here but it is worth visiting. We went on a day when the factory wasn't producing but knew beforehand that they was a possibility of this. You get a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You won't spend a lot of time here but it is worth visiting. We went on a day when the factory wasn't producing but knew beforehand that they was a possibility of this. You get a reduced entrance cost on these days but inside there are quite a few activities for young children. The cheese tasting area in the visitor... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Four of us on a Dales road trip for the day. We couldn't have timed our arrival in Hawes at the creamery better, 10 minutes before a cheese making demonstration. Wonderful 45 minute presentation by a very informative local lady who obviously loves Wensleydale Cheese. Loads of inside detail about the cheese production process and an excellent video explaining Wensleydale... More 

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Stevenage, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've only visited the shop here, but the choice of cheese on sale is fantastic! There is a chilled room with around 30 different cheeses on sale and you can taste test any and all of them before you buy!

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Thank Sarah S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had missed the guided tour but still paid to walk around the exhibition and look through the viewing window into the factory/creamery. This part wasn't really worth it, maybe more suited to coach tours or school trips. The shop is very good with lots of delicious cheese to taste and buy (Fountains Gold our favourite) Entry to the shop... More 

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our visit to the Creamery, there were lots of fun and amusing cheese facts and a fun activity area for children - my boys enjoyed playing with the Truckle Roll. The video presentation about how the cheese was made was very good and we all enjoyed tasting all the cheeses. The gift shop was well stocked with... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Only visited the shop, but plenty of cheese to taste and buy. Lots of other items in the shop, also a restaurant and cafe on site.

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Thank Graeme E
York,England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a pleasant clean restaurant where one is served by nice attentive staff and with good food. Reasonably priced. Can highly recommend the Warm Yorkshire ham with fried egg and tasty chips and a pot of tea. Well worth a visit even if just a chance to taste the various cheeses which take some resisting. We ate in the... More 

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Thank 2fussy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can taste every single cheese they make. For free. What else is there to say?! Also enjoyed the Ploughman's platter at the Calvert's restaurant. There is a little museum where we saw a cheese-making demo by a man with incredibly dry humor and a super-crowded giftshop where everything has pictures of sheep on it. Very Yorkshire.

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Thank Lauren C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small gift shop but highlight is watching the cheese being made. Informative for kids - especially city kids who might not be aware. Great food in restaurant (there is a small coffee shop as well) - best ploughman's I'd had. very busy when we visited but staff lovely and friendly and not too long a wait. after poop into the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the creamery with my 10 year old around lunchtime. We had to pay to visit the viewing gallary which turned out to be a disappointment. It was actually a couple of. large windows looking into the cheese making room They did say cheese making was a long process so you needed to keep your receipt and you could... More 

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