Robert Smail's Printing Works, Innerleithen

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  • Far more interesting than you might have imagined. The site doesn’t have any dedicated parking so start looking as you arrive in town  more »
  • We did not expect to be involved in using the equipment to actually print something but we were! The people in Smails are enthusiasts and working printers so they really know their stuff. A great visi...  more »
  • The most enthusiastic, friendly and knowledgeable staff we have ever seen. A great hands-on experience and great fun whilst being very educational. Allow a couple of hours for the visit. NB: It may no...  more »
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  • Excellent Nat Trust museum and working commercial letterpress printing works. Be amazed at the mechanical genius of pre 20thC technology. Set type the old gashioned way and more. A real treasure here in Innerleithen. Great for families with kids. Not good for disabled access though are there are several stairs. Well worth a visit.
  • We really enjoyed visiting! This place is a treasure, well worth having been saved. Thank goodness the Smail's were horders. The tour staff were as knowledgeable as they were friendly and answered our questions and educated us in the ways of printing with facinating stories and great humour. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon was had by the whole family.
  • Spent the afternoon in this place today. It's quite amazing inside, & the staff make you feel so welcome, they really enjoy telling you all about this lovely printing works. It's well worth a visit.
  • Great fun and loads to learn! Definitely recommended. Bring about 1 1/2 hours. Super friendly staff x
  • Amazing time, the staff were very informative and we learned a lot. The shop was also fantastic and was great for presents. Thanks for a lovely time.😊
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