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Trefriw Woollen Mills

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Trefriw Woollen Mills
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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...more
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Main Road | Trefriw, Conwy Valley, Trefriw, Snowdonia National Park LL27 0NQ, Wales
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All reviews well worth a visit self guided tour tea room cake whole process large shop for sale finished product on site interesting visit interesting place something for everyone fairy falls great place to visit the ground floor spinning wheel coach trip
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 3 January 2019

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 5 January 2019

Thank you for your appreciation.

Reviewed 17 October 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
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Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 29 September 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
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Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

A nice review, thank you.

Reviewed 18 September 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 19 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed 6 September 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 8 September 2018

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

Reviewed 23 August 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
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Elaine W, Owner at Trefriw Woollen Mills, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Many thanks for the super review!

Reviewed 13 August 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 9 August 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 10 August 2018

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

Reviewed 8 August 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 10 August 2018

Lovely review - thank you.

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JacquiB777
30 March 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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