Wensleydale Area Guide

The beautiful valley of Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales is home to charming villages, pretty castles, huge waterfalls and breathtaking scenery. Known as the Cheese County, you also can’t visit Wensleydale without trying the cheese which made this corner of Yorkshire world-famous! The perfect place for exploring the great outdoors, you’ll always find more to uncover here.

The Great Outdoors

Visit Aysgarth Falls, which features in the Hollywood movie Robin Hood Prince of Thieves. This three stepped waterfall has been a major tourist attraction for over 200 years and is a must see! You can also go see the highest single-drop waterfall in England, Hardraw Force, which also features in the popular Hollywood film!

There are other beauty spots to visit such as Semer Water. This is the largest natural lake in the Dales. With calm waters, you can go for a quick swim and can even go canoeing and sailing!

Lets visit…

Take a tour around Black Sheep Brewery, where you can experience the traditional brewing process and the tastes of English hops and malted barley. Once finished, you can go chill out and enjoy a pint in the local bar. If your feeling hungry they also have a kitchen offering some tasty dishes.

You cannot visit Wensleydale without tasting it’s famous cheese, better yet, why not visit the Wensleydale Creamery and see exactly how it’s made! Take part in their interactive experience which takes you on a journey through the art of cheese making and learn about the thousand-year history of cheese making in the Dales.

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