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David Mellor Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Lovely place to visit

Lovely shop and cafe, very friendly staff. Interesting history, make sure you go on the 3pm tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Truly .. A Gem

I was taken to see this attraction recently....on a Wednesday ..so unfortunately, the MAIN... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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The David Mellor Cutlery Factory, Design Museum, Country Shop and Cafe - all on the same site. Just outside Hathersage in one of the most beautiful areas of Derbyshire, they provide a uniquely stimulating and enjoyable day out in the Peak District...more
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The Round Building Leadmill, Hathersage, Peak District National Park S32 1BA, England
+44 1433 650220
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely shop and cafe, very friendly staff. Interesting history, make sure you go on the 3pm tour, Saturdays and Sundays only. Can be booked in advance. Lots of parking, outside display of the everyday street furniture David Mellor also designed. Free Mulled wine was a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was taken to see this attraction recently....on a Wednesday ..so unfortunately, the MAIN attraction was closed..but on leaving the car park. we were immediately surprised by the permanent display, of inventions by the talented gentleman! Designs of which, have not altered over the years!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bridgetfortyniner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely store, attentive staff, quality products. Museum collection interesting. Nice place to spend an hour or two.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Driving to the Plough Inn, we passed the Round House and stopped to have a closer look. I had heard of David Mellor cutlery so was intrigued and as my husband loves seeing any manufacturing process, we went in. There is a museum of David...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jane A
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This place is the place to come and see how design and the everyday come to life. Every conceivable implement, glass, bowl and...everything. These design led items are fantastic, but that does come with a cost...but then you do have to pay for design led...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Small but outstanding and well worth driving a very long way to see. If you’re interested in form & function and how they can make the everyday look exquisite, this is the place for you.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rogerofsouthwark
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Despite living in Sheffield for 7 years I had never heard of this place. Quite pleased to realise there is more than one David Mellor. We enjoyed the cafe the salads we had were fantastic and it explained why it was so busy. Enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Do you ever look around and wonder how ‘things’ came to ‘be’? The objects in our lives that we take for granted. We use abuse and ignore them without a care for who made them, what they’re made from, or how they got there. Admittedly,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped just see the unusual design of the factory building. There is a retail shop and cafe on the grounds. Tours are only available on Saturday but there are wall displays in the cafe to tell his story.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank O7950YPjoans
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon when the factory tour is on. It starts in the cafe but it was difficult to hear the guide due to the noise in the cafe. However the guide was extremely good and added humour on our trip. He fully...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Thirskies
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Peter M
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Have a look at the web site, it was not open when we were there.