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Mackwoods Tea Centre, situated approximately 1500 meters above sea level in the heart of Nuwara Eliya is one of the finest tea centres in Sri Lanka and is today a popular stop in an international travellers itinerary providing an opportunity to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Queen Elizabeth Drive | Queen Elizabeth Plaza, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
All reviews chocolate cake sri lanka gift shop cakes free tour whole process guided tour factory visit working factory no pressure to buy interesting visit en route hill country white tuna nice place tea plantation
Did a tea tour at Damro. It used to be known as Mackwoods. Beautiful location where you can have a great view of its tea plantation. We joined the free guided tea processing tour and had a complimentary cup of tea after the tour. Very...More
My wife and myself are currently holidaying in Sri Lanka and en route from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya earlier today we visited the Damro (NOT Mackwoods) Tea Centre.
This was something I was really looking forward to but, unfortunately, left the property feeling very disappointed....More
I visited several tea factories.
Damro Tea is a tourist hot spot. I usually avoid these places, but our driver wanted to go there anyway. The tour takes about 15 minutes and is done by rather bored looking guides. I don’t blame them. It is...More
Pretty setting, with a pleasant (short) free tour. The shop is very over-priced though, as is the cake they try to sell you with the free tea sample after the tour. It's fair enough of course, but something to be aware of
Now called Damro, the tea centre is worth visiting even if tea is not to your thing. Your visit includes a 5 minute tour of the factory where you will see the drying and final processing of the leaves. You will receive a somewhat mechanical...More
New name Damro tea factory.
This place is beautiful. They take you to show the entire tea making process. After that they offer you some really good tea of your choice and free of cost. You can sit and enjoy the tea while looking at...More
We had just been to Pedro's tea factory and also decided to visit Mackwood's museum in the city. Whats fantastic is although you don't see the full scale of the factory, its right in the city and there are plenty enough of pictures and a...More
Had a short tour of the factory, which was interesting but limited, the guide had her set routine and was slightly put off by some of my questions. The views here were good and we got to try some of the tea.
Response from ClicknNomad | Reviewed this property |
I believe this is also available at certain major retail outlets in Colombo/airport but the best bet is the plantation - really high quality tea here, all depends what you are willing to pay (you could also get some quality... More
I believe this is also available at certain major retail outlets in Colombo/airport but the best bet is the plantation - really high quality tea here, all depends what you are willing to pay (you could also get some quality tea from certain boutique tea estates).