Dales Countryside Museum
The Dales Countryside Museum shows the Yorkshire Dales way of life and explores traditions long gone, including lead mining, knitting, and cheese making.
What makes it special
- Discover the Dales way of life
10am - 4.30pm
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The perfect destination for fans of cheese - including Wallace & Gromit! See the cheese being made and then try a sample. Visit the website
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