Planning a visit?

What are you looking for?

Living & Working


Visit the Dales


The Cheese Festival Programme

Join us for our third Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 14 to 22 September 2019 as we celebrate the fantastic local produce found across Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Brie-lliant cheese

We will be kicking off the Cheese Festival with a cracking two-day event at Wensleydale Creamery, Hawes, on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September and to round off the celebrations we have our very own Dales Countryside Museum event, 'The Final Bite' on Sunday 22 September.

But wait, there's whey more! We have a delicious feast of events in store for you throughout the week of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019:


Themed menus

To find out more, go to  Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival or our Facebook page.

Cheese Fest @ Wensleydale Creamery, 14-15 Sept

Find out about what happened at our opening weekend festival-within-a-festival in 2018

Wensleydale Creamery website

Visit the Wensleydale Creamery website for more info

The Final Bite, 22 Sept

Find out what happens when we end our 2019 festival with a bang

The Churchmouse at Barbon website

The Churchmouse village store in Barbon, Cumbria, supported the festival with some cheese-tastic events

What's on in the Dales

Search our comprehensive events calendar for what's on across the Yorkshire Dales

Telling the story of the Dales and the people who have shaped its landscape