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.
Trefriw Woollen Mills
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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
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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
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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
A nice review, thank you.
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
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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
Thank you for your review - glad you found your visit interesting.
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
Many thanks for the super review!
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
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
Thank you so much for your comments - I think this is one of the best reviews we have ever had!
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.
Lovely review - thank you.