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Islay Woollen Mill
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“rob roy”(5 reviews)
Bridgend PA44 7PG, Scotland
+44 1496 810563
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All reviews the owner well worth a visit rob roy top quality great place to visit the ground floor interesting visit for sale many years brave heart old building old mill forrest gump quick tour lovely items savile row working museum
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic side trip to the best kept secret in Hollywood. This little mill is as old school and true to form as it gets. The idyllic setting and wonderful staff make this a must see. Many of the Hollywood blockbusters had this shop make...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We visited here many years ago and the owner Gordon Corelli was still here giving free tours. He remembered us purely from a previous conversation (our then MP’s family had a lot to do with Islay) they have a Spinning Jenny and des lots of...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This mill has still working looms and produces beautiful blankets and shawls as well as other items, do ask Gordon to tell you the history of this place and chat with the delightful ladies in the gift shop.

Thank debrah711
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Amazing working mill run by a team of 6 to produce some of the best tweeds in the world for top fashion houses, royalty and blockbuster films, such as Braveheart. This tiny old mill is like a working museum; history is preserved and operating as...More

1  Thank carleton23
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Just as good as the last visit. So interesting and quirky. Many, many beautiful tartans and tweeds. Very good quality woollens to buy and other gifts with tweed details or tartan details. Staff very helpful and the owner is a unique character. He designs many...More

Thank 154pat2015
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

A wonderfully preserved mill. Uniquely presented by the owner. The 130 years old machines are still operated daily (on weekdays) Among others, the tartans for “Braveheart” were designed and made here. Very remarkable!

Thank Alfred_S_China
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I made a quick visit to this place as I saw the sign on the way past and I am really pleased I did. I enjoyed the tour of the upstairs area and seeing how it works. A lovely little shop which I enjoyed looking...More

1  Thank imills16
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We had a nice if short visit to the mill. We were given a short tour and then visited with the owner for a bit. He told about when the Queen came. Lovely items in the shop. We purchased several items and then were off....More

Thank MaMa_C52
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

The mill is an interesting place to visit, and outside there's a beautiful small little river to stroll along with a picnic bench, so a lovely place to stop. Ask Gordon to show your kids the magic trick, my 8 year old thought he was...More

1  Thank jones2006
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This mill has a real history to it and is a good place to visit while on Islay. It is quite small. There is a good range of goods on display and the workings of the mill can be seen. Parts of the site are...More

Thank Dave A
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15 September 2018|
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Response from chrisinstirling | Reviewed this property |
If you google their website you will get the details you need for opening times. They are closed on Sundays.