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We had time only for a brief visit, but it was certainly worthwhile. It is a very scenic and interesting walk from the railway station to the mill, along by the river. Inside the mill, we were fascinated to see that cloth was being woven...More
The whole site is very interesting.
There are two enormous water wheels on the site, constantly rotating, one of which is the largest operating water wheel in the world!
There is also a miniature steam railway, which will take you from the car park area...More
I saw the sign and had to wander across the stone bridge to see what wool was offered. The place was full of bolts of fabric that had been woven on the premises. There are two foot powered floor looms with the latest tartan or...More
We called in here after visiting the Wheel. It was brilliant, there was a gentleman actually weaving some material and a young lady checking for loose threads on some made previously. A large range of gifts were on sale including wool from the local Loaghtan...More
We went for lunch here on a 90th birthday weekend. Ages ranged from 3 to 90yrs. We were very well looked after in the friendly cafe, and visited the gallery and Mill which was in a lovely building where you could see the man weaving...More
Sunday Sept 17 th, beautiful sunny day, full day trip from Douglas to Laxley, then up to the summit, all by tram. One of the highlights for me was a visit to the Wollen mills and Craft centre at Laxley. Would you believe it WAS...More
visited the woolen mill whilst in laxey , so much to do in this little village , mill packed full of unusual ,locally made gifts , bought some manx tartan gifts .staff very welcoming , dog friendly establishment ,took our little dog inside ,asked first...More
I'm born and brought up on the island and now come back every few months - but is never been to Laxey woollen mills - and I've missed out.
Fabulous, extensive selection of local fabric designs (manx and manx hunting tartan for example). Rugs, scarves,...More
Not the easiest places to reach and park but interesting if you like textiles and weaving. Not so many staff as I remember 12 years ago on a visit but the young woman was helpful in showing me the different manx tartans available in both...More