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Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre

Dunsdale Road, Selkirk TD7 5DZ, Scotland
+44 1750 726100
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Lovely woollens. Pleasant staff.

Helpful and pleasant staff. Lovely selection of beautiful wool and cashmere. Real quality. Don’t... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jollytraveller29
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Edinburgh
via mobile
Wanted to visit the makers of my kilt

I wanted to visit the mill where my kilt tartan had been woven with the thought of purchasing other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kermit403
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Coaldale, Canada
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Lochcarron Visitor Centre, in the heart of the Scottish Borders, offers our famous mill tours where you see all aspects of tartan production, then peruse our Visitor Centre and shop for knitwear, tartan and our fabulous accessories as well as taking a look at our lovely gift shop - Our newly expanded coffee shop offers Starbucks coffee, home made cakes, scones and light lunches! Well worth a visit!
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  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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Dunsdale Road, Selkirk TD7 5DZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Helpful and pleasant staff. Lovely selection of beautiful wool and cashmere. Real quality. Don’t waste your money on cheap mass produced wool. The difference in quality is considerable and you won’t regret buying real Scottish knitwear.

Thank Jollytraveller29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to visit the mill where my kilt tartan had been woven with the thought of purchasing other items of dress. After wandering through the sales area and finding some bling, we sat and had a cup of coffee/ tea and a scone. We...More

Thank Kermit403
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We turned up an a whim and found that this tour had wheelchair access. I make lace so this type of tour is of special interest. we "my husband and me" were the only people on the tour. so we got a very personal service...More

Thank paperlace1
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We turned up wondering whether we would be able to get a space on the tour and it turned out that we were the only ones. So it was our family of 5 on a tour on our own (and the kids were free). The...More

Thank Lisorlin
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the informative tour (Jimmy was a fantastic tour guide), the shop with all the beautiful tartans and the lovely coffee shop with such friendly and helpful staff and delicious home made scones.

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We visited the Lochcarron Centre specifically to visit their retail store to find either the Riddell or the Roxburgh tartans. We did not take the tour of their manufacturing facility. Unfortunately, they had neither tartan(except for a Roxburgh tie). The sales clerk was very helpful,...More

Thank Dale943
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I've been a few times and maybe I've been lucky and it hasn't been overly busy but it's a great place for a coffee and a short business meeting. Staff are lovely. The shop and visitor centre which is all under one roof is worth...More

Thank RacJac
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Saw it online when looking for specific tartan tie, phoned and ordered it. Rather than have it sent out, my wife & I went down to Selkirk by car. Very impressed by the premises ,the warm& friendly welcome by all the staff,and the snacks available...More

1  Thank Lamont213
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Went here with a friend who lives in the Borders, great selection of Scottish goods well laid out but my partner was more than happy with her purchase of 2 all weather macs in the reduced section. It is well worth a visit, ideal for...More

1  Thank Simon R
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped off to see if I could find a tartan tie for a Christmas present. Got a lovely cashmere jacket for me instead (in the sale, even better). Lots of lovely quality Scottish knitwear, tweeds and tartan. Some rather expensive, but some bargains too. Helpful...More

1  Thank SuzieS57
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