Hawes Ropemakers, Hawes

(3.9/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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  • A fascinating chance to see traditional rope-making. It is free to walk through the factory and see an range of cord and rope being made both by machine and by hand. Well worth a visit. Some of the ro...  more »
  • I didn't realise ropes were still made by traditional methods, but do now. It was very interesting seeing the age-old machines pleating ropes and the people twisting rope to make them as thick as abou...  more »
  • Having had family member who used to make rope by hand, I was slightly disappointed to see that everything was mechanised - but hey - how else could you keep up with national demand. It's still worth ...  more »