Mackwoods Labookellie Tea Centre, Nuwara Eliya

Stop off for refreshment at Mackwoods Labookellie Tea Centre, a plantation and factory set up high among scenic hills. Established in 1841, the estate has gained an international reputation for its fine ceylon teas. Take a tour of the fields and then the factory to learn about each stage of the tea-making process. Rest up in the onsite tea room to sample a relaxing cup and cakes, soaking in the extensive views of the plantation around you. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Mackwoods Labookellie Tea Centre by using our Nuwara Eliya trip itinerary maker .
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  • We think this is 1st beautiful tea factory and garden in Sri Lanka, View is very beautiful and we can take nice photos over there. The Staff says with us few months before this one Name is "Mackwoods"...  more »
  • MACKWOOD (or called today DAMRO) is one of the (actually the second) oldest tea factory in Sri Lanka. 140 years of history, 10.000 workers, 27.000 acrea tea plantation. And a self-developed process (l...  more »
  • Admitted: the tour is free of charge. But we have learned nothing at all. The "tour" of the manufacturing operation as expired on the treadmill: the text on German sounded rather to memorized map. Heart was not presented here. The process of drying up the packaging of tea leaves has been shown from long distance. Really something see or touch could not man. Our questions were not addressed.
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  • The ride up to Labookellie or Mackwoods is the best part. The setting is beautiful and there is a lot to see. The tour is fairly instructive but less chance for tea tasting than we expected. You do get a free cup of tea at the end. There is no pressure to buy. When we were there Chinese tourists were buying large quantities and staff were hard pressed to meet demand and so no one bothered us as we looked around at what was on offer
  • Superb place to visit. I love the atmosphere and the hospitality of the staff. They were very uniqueness and branded in their production and services.
  • Good tour and tea. The tour is short but informative. The shop had a nice selection of teas for souvenirs. However, it is super crowded and busy. Don't expect a quaint ambiance. It felt like a mass produced experience.
  • Oh that memories. If you visit here please make sure to go down to the river which flows right below the watch deck. It's a breathtaking view.
  • The 'tour' lasts about 10 mins, it gives you the basics of how tea is made, but it is free! You get a free cup of tea after the tour and it's nice to sit in their garden after. The views are great
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