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Knockando Woolmill

The Woolmill | Knockando, Aberlour AB38 7RX, Scotland
+44 1340 810345
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Deep in the Spey Valley, Knockando Woolmill continues an unbroken 200 year old tradition, producing woven fabric on its historic looms. The Visitor Centre, Cafe and Shop are open Tuesday - Sunday from 10am - 4pm, March to October. For updates and news about the Woolmill see our website and Facebook page.
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  • Average5%
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The Woolmill | Knockando, Aberlour AB38 7RX, Scotland
+44 1340 810345
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mill machinery not working so couldn't see how material made. Shop had some nice things but the food in the café was poor. The cakes etc looked nice and inviting but don't have the sandwich. £4.95 for a sandwich/roll with nothing else. Have eaten at...More

Thank littlethorneybank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife is a keen crafter and was keen to tour the mill and watch the machines and processes in action. She was very happy with the visit and the friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our cottage in Ballindalloch was near this attraction, so we stopped in around lunch time for a quick bite at the cafe and to see the woolmill. Food and service at the cafe were fine - very nicely made sandwiches and beverages. (I had the...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I so enjoyed the tour of this mill and it's history. A great staff that were very helpful & kind. There are beautiful throws, cushions, hats, scarves, etc. in the gift shop and a tearoom to have something to eat. I love the scarf I...More

Thank WPS2013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started our trip by watching a 30 minute video, detailing the mill process, followed by a stop at the small cafe. The quiche specials were hot smoked salmon & dill and goat cheese & caramelized onion. We couldn't decide between them, so we each...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here to take a break from whisky distilleries. What a great choice. They are making plaid in traditional ways on the old hand looms. Great spot for a tea and cake. Friendly staff. Highly recommended.

Thank robertrobs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i spent most of the day here the history of the Mill is very interesting as well as how it was saved. There is lots to see, some nice walks, interesting shop with some lovely things to buy, and a very nice cafe what more...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great little story how the mill was saved and restored to full working order. Unfortunately not actually working the day we visited, but still well worth a visit and its free, with donations welcomed. Its a bit out of the way and...More

Thank Badcat110
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife was excited to go to a Scottish wool mill and we were told by the people we were staying with to visit Knockando Wool Mill. We were pleasantly surprised by the way the site was preserved and the beautiful textiles they made. In...More

Thank 129Iodine
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We visited the woolmill as it was within walking distance from our hotel. Well worth going to see highly recommended

Thank 122eleanord12
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