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Wensleydale Creamery

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Gayle Lane, Hawes, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 3RN, England
+44 1969 667664
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic variety of cheeses to try! It’s brilliant to be able to try before you buy, although they are all delicious. Lovely gift shop if a bit pricey.

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Creamery is now always on the list of places to visit with visiting friends. A lovely walk through Hawes & Gayle, passed the old mill & up over the fields to Burtersett. Lots of old barns & an old forgotten milking parlour to have...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoy going here and have been quite a few times. The gift shop has a nice range of goods, from jams, chutney and crackers to housewares and furnishings. Lots of small gifts too. There is a lovely cafe selling a good veriety of food....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Donna D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the creamery recently with our 2 young children when we were staying in a nearby lodge. We went with an open mind but didn't expect an awful lot from a cheese factory charging only £1 entry! We really enjoyed it though! The museum...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try before you buy! Big cafe, shop cheese tasting and see how it’s all made! Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 643mattl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the scenery to get here and bought some delicious cheeses after going through the museum. A good day out.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NewZealand-7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here by chance for a break in our drive home. The factory was not running as it was a weekend, so the tour did not allow us to see the cheese actually being made but there were some very interesting displays and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of interesting facts to learn about how cheese is made , lots of children's interaction activities. You can see partially into the factory but would be great if you could see more of how it is made. Lots of cheese tasting available and plenty...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kattm2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a tour of the factory which we were unable to do as we have a dog but the gift shop and Cafe are worth a visit. You can sample the cheese before you buy just check the sell by dates as they seemed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bettyboo999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to pick up food and souvenirs. Food on site is good and cheese tasting room is excellent. Always worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Louise B
October 14, 2017|
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Response from lilacrose2016 | Reviewed this property |
I have 2 dogs and we left them in the car. It's only a small place so you wouldn't be in long. We just kept checking them. There is a cafe with seating outside where dogs are allowed. Hope this helps. Well worth a visit... More
July 31, 2017|
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Response from ANGELA T | Reviewed this property |
No worries about hygiene, beautifully clean, wash your own hands first!! Use hand sanitizer in the cheese tasting room , fabulous trip .