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Address: Holm Woollen Mills Dores Rd, Inverness IV2 4RB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1463 231042
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description:

Part factory tour, part outlet: find out how some of Scotland's finest...

Part factory tour, part outlet: find out how some of Scotland's finest woollen wares are made, then buy what you like.

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Where is Mr. Pringle ?

Our tour group leader brought us to the Pringle store. It would have been nice to have learned something about the life and times of the people that worked here. There are some... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 October 2016
studebhawk
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Woodstock, Maryland

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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for visit today and decided to go to cafe for cup of tea and roll (11:00). After waiting for about 10 mins eventually got served by what I can only describe as a very rude person. She took our order (1 X bacon roll and 1 X poached egg on toast) then we asked for 2 coffees. She got... More 

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Thank Autotrail2105
Nr. Inverness
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I love shopping at James Pringle. Quality products and a huge range of stock at great prices. The staff are excellent, so helpful in every respect. The restaurant is good too, always enjoyed the food and service. The high tea on Thursday night is really lovely, the cakes are delicious. We've been shopping at Pringles for many years, love it.

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Thank Travellingagain80
Woodstock, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our tour group leader brought us to the Pringle store. It would have been nice to have learned something about the life and times of the people that worked here. There are some historic exhibits and some are very good. They could really make this a worthwhile stop by adding a guided historical tour in addition to the shopping. If... More 

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Thank studebhawk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

What people don't realise is that this was a weaving business founded by James Pringle, an Invernessian. It is NOT, nor does it pretend to be, anything to do with the James Pringle based in the Borders. But if people want to think it is, then let them. It was a family business until recently when Edinburgh Woolen Mill took... More 

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Thank Annelise S
Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were recommended by am assistan t in nearby supermarket as a place to get coffee. We went a couple of times, but it's a strange place. Food OK but a bit dry but drinks and food all served nicely on proper china. shop an old emporium with overpriced assorted old fashioned items.

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Thank 543Tomel
Elk Grove
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We went to try to find tartan, but the two tartans we wanted they did not have in stock. But the gentleman that helped us was very nice and apologetic about not being able to find what we were looking for and instead gave us the information for the person he buys from, so that we could continue our search... More 

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Thank atlas993
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Not sure what to make of this little place. Usual fayre of clothes, odds and ends, and ! model trains ! So and interesting mix. But it's out of the way, so I'm guessing it's more for coach trips and the locals that live in the area. However, a pleasant visit.

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Thank wamish
Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I picked up a scone and ordered tea and then asked for butter for my scone - NO BUTTER !!! A restaurant with no butter!!!

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Thank Rosslyn L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Normally we like visiting this place, and I always make my family come here when we're in Inverness. For this reason I give 2 stars. Based on today's visit alone? It would be getting one at most! After some browsing In the retail section, we went to the restaurant for lunch. This was one of the worst dining experiences I've... More 

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Thank AngusApple
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

We regularly visit here, but todays trip was not very succesful, quality have really drop on clothing, shoes and hardly any tartan items. Such a pity and will not return again.

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