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Wellbrook Beetling Mill

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20 Wellbrook Road | Corkhill, Cookstown BT80 9RY, Northern Ireland
+44 28 8675 1735
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All reviews linen industry very interesting tour finished product check opening times enjoyable visit northern ireland flax machinery zachary workings linens knowledge volunteers history visitors
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely setting by a river. The beetling mill had been restored, with in costume guides to explain the whole process. You can go outside and follow the stream down through the wooden sluice to the water wheel. This drives all the machinery inside, especially the...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

It was a bit of a miserable day when we visited and we almost didn’t stay for the tour. So glad that we did. Barbara was an excellent guide who really brought the linen making process to life. And when the beetling mill sprang to...More

1  Thank Maree F
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Despite the fact that we were the last tour of the day, our amazing guide Zachary showed no concern for his own time- only to ensure that we were well informed and that all of our questions were answered. He was passionate and engaging throughout...More

1  Thank Atticusclaw
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is a hidden gem. It showcases the history of linen making, from the growing of flax to the finished product. Visitors are shown round by volunteers who are clearly very enthusiastic and enjoy sharing their knowledge. Everything is explained with great clarity and at...More

1  Thank Maria B
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hidden gem to visit. Guide was brilliant, very informative with plenty of "hands-on" demonstrations for everyone. Beautiful walks in the surrounding area. Well worth a visit to learn about the history of the linen industry.

1  Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The 2 volunteer guides fitted the 2 of us in for a tour given by Aine. Although arriving towards the end of admission time, we were greeted with warmth as though their first customers of the day; I knew we were in for a treat....More

Thank Simpyx
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We went to wellbrook today really enjoyed the tour? tour guide was great at telling the history of the mill, would recommend this tour well worth a visit.

Thank elliemayCoTyrone
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

If you haven't been here it's worth a visit the views are stunning the walks are amazing and they even done a scarecrow hunt for Halloween. It's kept very well it's very clean and tidy. Great for a family walk.

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a look into the way linen was produced before chemicals reared their ugly heads. The staff (all volunteers) is knowledgeable and friendly. They are obviously proud of their old mill and take pains to make sure that visitors understand what went on here....More

2  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately couldn't get inside for a look as opened sat and sun however still able to walk around and see the river. I was transported to another time. really special views of the river and amazing water wheel mill .

1  Thank Julie E
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