Attractions

Museum in Hawes

Wensleydale Creamery

Wensleydale Creamery is devoted to the production of the animated TV characters Wallace and Gromit's favourite crumbly white cheese. You can visit the cheese museum, watch cheesemakers in action in the viewing galle…
Waterfall in Hawes

Hardraw Force

About 1.5 miles north of Hawes is 30m-high Hardraw Force, the highest unbroken waterfall in England, but by international standards not that impressive (except after heavy rain). Access is via a lovely landscaped wa…
Museum in Hawes

Dales Countryside Museum

Sharing a building with the national park centre, the Dales Countryside Museum is a beautifully presented social history of the area that explains the forces shaping the landscape, from geology to lead mining to lan…
Farm in Hawes

Sheepdog Demonstrations

On Thursdays from May to October, a local farmer gives demonstrations of working sheepdogs, held in a field 800m north of Hawes on the minor road towards Hardraw.