May 29, 2023
Muddy Boots Social Walk – ‘Meet the Makers’ with Curlew Dairy (starting in Leyburn)
Stroll through the traditional dairy farming landscape that has been producing Wensleydale’s rich milk – the vital component of the famous cheese – for generations. As well as enjoying the scenery and learning more about the area, you will visit Curlew Dairy’s ‘micro-dairy’, where you can learn about how they hand-produce cheese in small batches and what gives it its unique flavour and texture… and, of course, sample the product!
DATE AND TIME: 29 May 2023 at 9.00am
DISTANCE: 5.5 miles/8.7km (190m ascent)
DURATION: 4 hours including tasting at Curlew Dairy
TERRAIN: Overall a gentle walk on easy paths with a couple of short (but fairly steep) inclines. Suitable for anyone with a reasonable level of fitness.
PRICE: £25 per person, including visit and tasting at Curlew Dairy
MEETING POINT: Leyburn market square
Advance booking required, which can be done online at www.muddybootswalkingholidays.com/muddy-boots-social-walks.