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Trefriw Woollen Mills

149 reviews
About Trefriw Woollen Mills
See the weaving and the water powered turbine which generates our electricity (Monday - Friday except Bank Holidays, 10a.m. - 1p.m. and 2p.m. - 5p.m. from April to mid December. Additional machinery in the mill museum (carding engines, spinning mules, warping mill, doubling machine etc.) can be viewed Easter - end October (Monday - Friday except Bank Holidays). The Weaver's Garden with plants which supply natural dyes, fibres and soaps can be viewed June - September. Our traditional Welsh bedspreads, travelling rugs, tweeds and Welsh tapestry by the metre plus soft furnishings, garments and accessories made up in our fabrics are available in our shop together with pure wool knitwear and sheepskin goods. The shop is open all year, Monday - Saturday and Sundays from Spring Bank Holiday to end September.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Trefriw, Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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All reviews well worth a visit self guided tour tea room whole process large shop for sale cake finished product on site interesting visit interesting place something for everyone fairy falls great place to visit lovely items the ground floor spinning wheel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

went for coffee, cake and a look around the shop. This is very well stocked with quality clothing. Bought a hat! so many to choose from. Welcoming and helpful staff.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a large woollen mill powered by hydroelectric. It is free to go in and tour. You can see exhibitions, the impressive generator (with a river running through it!) and the looms in action. All very impressive. There is also a large shop of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your appreciation.

Reviewed October 17, 2018

Trefriw woollen mill is an all round visit. The mill contains a number of working looms combined with an overview of the complete sheep to shop process. The shop and cafe complete the experience. The items produced on the looms can be purchased in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen L S
Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed September 29, 2018

If you bought a garment woven in a colourway to their distinctive check design you will have it for life. What's more it will be instantly recognisable to seasoned travellers. Off-road parking was plentiful in September, which is I imagine is thier shoulder season. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter W
Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

A nice review, thank you.

Reviewed September 17, 2018

The mill’s machinery was working when we arrived, and we just had time to whizz round before they closed for lunch at 12, restarting at 1pm. Had cake and tea in the cafe, which was good - especially the bara brith, which was lovely and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sally O
Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed September 6, 2018

This is a manufacturing plant from another era. Definitely worth taking a look at the various machines used in the wool product manufacturing business. There are a lot of items of equipment operating, spinning, weaving etc, all seemed to be quite functional and operating. Definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Thank you for your review - glad you found your visit interesting.

Reviewed August 23, 2018

What a fascinating place! If you are within reach of Trefriw (such as Conwy, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno, Llanrwst, Bodnant Gardens, Betws-y Coed), you might not be aware of this working woollen mill open to visitors. You can see how blankets and such are made right...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter G
Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Many thanks for the super review!

Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is an interesting venue to visit. We arrived just as a coach party was leaving. That was probably in our favour as the place is not large. There is a self guided tour over two floors and a series of out buildings. Do note...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Trefriw Woollen Mill is a fascinating Old World Survival with a young heart, having always been owned by the same family and with wonderful, friendly, knowledgeable and engaged staff. The working mill itself is fascinating, of interest to those keen on the woollen industry, rural...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul S
Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your comments - I think this is one of the best reviews we have ever had!

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

What a great place to visit. You can wander round the mill and see how woolen mills traditionally operate. The shop has some great gifts and the cafe is worth a visit too.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Lovely review - thank you.

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JacquiB777
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Elaine W | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We serve cakes, scones, Welsh cakes, bara brith, hot drinks and soft drinks in our tearoom. If you require lunch then there is a tearoom (Mary Bella) just down the road or the Ship Inn is lower... More
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