Hawes Tourist Information

Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes

Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes

Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales is an activity holiday favourite with families and walkers alike. Hawes sits right alongside the Pennine Way National Trail and is the home of Wensleydale cheese associated with world famous cartoon characters Wallace and his pet dog Gromit! Don’t miss a visit to the Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes with on-site visitor centre featuring a cheese and gift shop, restaurant and cheese making museum!

Yorkshire Dales beauty spot, Hardraw Force Waterfall, one of England’s highest unbroken waterfalls, sits close to walker friendly Hawes. The town is one of the most popular stopping off points for walkers along the Pennine Way. A traditional market town with an outdoor activities edge, Hawes has a selection of independent outdoor shops, Yorkshire Dales themed gift shops and cosy tearooms, inns and cafes.

Discover the story of the people and landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes. You’ll get plenty of opportunity for premier market shopping here in Hawes which hosts a fantastic weekly Tuesday indoor and street market.

Whether you’re heading off along the Pennine Way, a family looking for a great central Dales holiday base or a couple on the hunt for an idyllic romantic break in the Yorkshire Dales, choose Hawes accommodation and book online with Iknow.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.