image for Industrial Heritage item typeTrefriw Woollen Mills

Trefriw Woollen Mills

Trefriw Woollen Mills

weaving
shop

shop

shop
  • Visit Wales VAQAS

Craft Centre, next open Mon 17 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014, free entry

VW VAQAS

Address

Main Road,
TREFRIW,
Conwy Valley,
North Wales,
LL27 0NQ

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 24 - Fri 28 Nov Weaving demonstration
Mon 1 - Fri 5 Dec Weaving demonstration
Mon 8 - Fri 12 Dec Weaving demonstration
Mon 15 - Fri 19 Dec Weaving demonstration

Details

Visit our mill museum where we manufacture Welsh tapestry bedspreads, travelling rugs and tweeds from the raw wool using electricity generated on site.

Our pure wool products together with garments, accessories and homewares made up in our fabrics can be purchased in our shop. We also stock pure wool knitwear and sheepskin goods. The shop and turbine house are open Monday - Saturday all year (except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day) plus Sundays from Easter - end October.

Weaving can be viewed Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. from mid February to mid December.

Extra machinery e.g. carding engines, spinning mules, doubling and hanking machines and warping mill can be viewed Monday - Friday April 14th - October 31st 2014.

Hand-spinning demonstration, "try hand-weaving yourself" on a small hand loom Wednesday and Thursday June - end September 2014.

Rag rug making techniques demonstrated on Tuesdays from June - end September 2014.

The Weaver's Garden (June - September) contains labelled plants associated with textiles (i.e. they supply fibres, natural dyes, soaps, moth repellents or textile tools).

Admission free. Regret no school parties.

For further details see www.t-w-m.co.uk

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Facilities for groupsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Mon 17 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014 Mon - Fri 10:00 to 13:00 14:00 to 17:00
Check www.t-w-m.co.uk for hours.

Prices

Free entry

Free Entry. If visiting as a group, prior notice would be appreciated. Regret no school parties.

Location

Directions

See location of Trefriw Woollen Mills on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SH 780630  Lat: 53.15080 Long: -3.82481

In the centre of Trefriw on the B5106, five miles north of Betws-y-Coed. Bus route: 19 from Llandudno Junction, Conwy and Llanrwst.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Llanrwst station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Disclaimer: Information included is correct at time of inputting. North Wales Tourism accepts no responsibility for any changes, postponement, cancellation or any other reason affecting the events listed.

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