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Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Colton, Ulverston LA12 8AX, England
+44 15395 31087
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Fantastic Place to visit

We had a fantastics morning at the bobbin mill. The lady taking the tour was great so knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sharon C
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Ashford, United Kingdom
Trip back in time

Not so long ago norther England was dotted with mills virtually identical to Stott Park-but all the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
hrtraveler
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Colton, Ulverston LA12 8AX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a fantastics morning at the bobbin mill. The lady taking the tour was great so knowledgeable and really made the tour interesting. Her colleague who demonstrated the production of the bobbin really brought things to life and she was so skilled at using...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not so long ago norther England was dotted with mills virtually identical to Stott Park-but all the others are gone. This park offers a unique opportunity to step back in time to see and experience what the industrial revolution was truly like. Definitely take the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was very interesting into the workings of a bobbin making mill. As well as practical demonstrations of the original machinery the tour guide gave a good insight as to the process involved, excellent.

Thank Derek C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fully working demonstration of bobbin making, from the wood pieces coming in right up to the finished product. There is a huge steam engine supplying the power to a lineshaft, unbelievably dating from 1849. The staff explained the process to us, showing...More

1  Thank Adrian V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent visit, really interesting to see how the bobbins were made, lovely tour guide. Well worth a visit. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Lindylou S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stopped here one afternoon whilst visiting the lakes for a wander, and found that it was a guided tour. the tour guide was excellent, knew all the history and the practical demonstrations of the machinery was fantastic. certainly wont be of interest to all...More

1  Thank rockfordstone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really interesting tour that gives great insight into the workings of the mill and how it played a part in the woodlands and the villages in the area. The mill has been so well restored and it was great to see it all working....More

1  Thank Levenknit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lady that did our tour was full of unusual information ! I love this place the smell the feeling of this building is full of history ! An unusual place to visit but a lovely couple of hours ❤️

1  Thank Cath S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went partly because I had read that they would be running some of the machinery by steam on the Sunday. Watch out for this information - available in the local info. Worth visiting - the only existing bobbin making mill - worth doing a guided...More

1  Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the tour of the bobbin mill today. The tour was informative and we were impressed by the demonstration of the original machines which brought to life the terrible working conditions of the people who worked there in a bygone age which was not...More

1  Thank beattie7
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