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Laxey Woollen Mill and Gallery


Laxey Woollen Mill and Gallery
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Glen Road, Laxey IM4 7AR
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All reviews cakes old mill quick visit friendly cafe well worth a visit isle of man tartan fabric loom gifts scarves weaving shop tearoom skirt manx sheep
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank mrcox21
Reviewed 28 August 2018

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

Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed 13 July 2018

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

Thank boathavencaroline
Reviewed 27 June 2018

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

Thank Beagle82
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

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

Thank brodybunch1117
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Had a quick visit here (with wife buying a new handbag!) and great to see how the fabrics are made. Friendly staff as well.

Thank adam_nwuk
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank kirstyb652
Reviewed 30 May 2017

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

Thank dragonara2
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