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Wensleydale Creamery

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Address: Gayle Lane, Hawes, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 3RN, England
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A lovely place to visit

We had a lovely couple of hours wandering around the different parts of the creamery. My favourite part was in the cheese tasting room where I was surprised by the number of... read more

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a lovely couple of hours wandering around the different parts of the creamery. My favourite part was in the cheese tasting room where I was surprised by the number of choices there were. I also bought some cheese and chutney and look forward to tucking into them soon. The food and coffee were also nice in their restaurant.... More 

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scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Didn't do the tour. Only went in to the shop and the cheese tasting shop. All well stocked. And a great idea to try the cheeses

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Thank ScotlandAmber
Dalton-in-Furness, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good cheese tasting area, interesting museum, good area for kids with Wallace and gromit. Only downfall if there isn't demonstrations everyday.

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Thank altpastry
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun visit to the Wensleydale creamery. Stocked up in the shop after some sampling. Only down side and reason for 4 stars was that we went at the weekend and no cheese was being made which was a shame. Perhaps more demonstrations needed at the weekend.

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Thank Gigglemash
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A working cheese factory, museum area and a large gift and cheese shop with a cafe and restaurant. The cheese tasting room is always well stocked and although the gift shop has been "upgraded" and has some lovely presents it has lost some of the sale items I used to buy such as nicely decorated cake tins. Applepay hasn't really... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I like cheese and enjoy Wensleydale cheese. The drive here from Harrogate is well worth it, as it is a lovely part of the country. The cheese tasting is great, we tried lots of different varieties and bought a selection of cheeses to take home. The disappointing aspect of this was the museum and viewing gallery. If it had been... More 

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in again on our mini tour of Yorkshire. This place never fails to please, around twenty five cheeses to taste and purchase, lovely shop and cafe, plus cheese making tours, no wonder that this place is always busy.

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Thank StuartHelen
Beverley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an enjoyable time learning about the history of Wensleydale Cheese and the Creamery-we did not pay the extra for the demonstration but enjoyed the viewing area but not as much as the cheese tasting at the end-loads of choices to try-personal favourites-wensleydale & ginger, wensleydale & pineapple, wensleydale & caramelised onion and the best , which was Wensleydale... More 

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Thank Ian W
Wigton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a cheese factory.......so if you like cheese then why not? The walk around is full of little activities and facts, it's a reasonably small charge to enter, and you get to see the cheese made in front of you. Our kids loved it, and obviously it's educational at the same time, so a win-win. Afterwards go take a look... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interactive displays, a viewing gallery and a guide to cheese making, topped off with cheese tasting and a lovely coffee shop! We spent a happy couple of hours there.

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