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Knockando Woolmill, Aberlour

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 180 reviews on the web
Deep in the Spey Valley, Knockando Woolmill continues an unbroken 200 year old tradition, producing woven fabric on its historic looms.

Knockando Woolmill has always been at the heart of the local community. Listed as the 'Wauk Mill' in parish records from 1784, the mill has since maintained its traditions of spinning and weaving through generations of families.

It is steeped in local history, and preserves strong relationships with the farms, land and people of the area.
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  • We had a private tour from Stella our B&B hostess. This is abosolutely wel preserved example of how the woolen mill operated in the 1700's to the modern times. Stella was full of information and given...  read more »
  • Unfortunately the mill wasn't running because it was a Sunday. However the staff is wonderful and extremely friendly and sweet. They encouraged us to walk around the mill and enjoy this beautiful plac...  read more »
  • I'd been looking forward to visiting the mill having been bought two of their gorgeous scarves through their online shop - and I found it a lovely place. The cottages with the old wallpaper samples we...  read more »
  • My favorite stop in Scotland from a day tour in the area. Very friendly, passionate, and knowledgeable staff. Not an overrun "tourist" stop at all. GORGEOUS gardens and historic buildings. If I come back to Scotland, this will definitely be on my list of places to visit and support. They put an extraordinary amount of knowledge into each piece they make! Worth every penny.
  • Brilliant place for a visit, machinery still being used for production that is 140+ years old, shop full of quality products and a small cafĂ© with most of the menu produced on site fresh each day.
  • Great location really interesting even for 5 year old and good food in cafe. Well worth a visit.
  • Great restoration, lovely shop & good light lunches and cakes. Staff excellent.
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