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The Sheep and Wool Centre

Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
+353 95 42323
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Very interesting tour!

Having visited a sheep farm and shearing demonstration, we were keen to learn what happened to the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great museum and cafe

Really enjoyable visit today.Had nice lunch in cafe,good food,reasonably priced.We did guided tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
+353 95 42323
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Reviewed yesterday

Having visited a sheep farm and shearing demonstration, we were keen to learn what happened to the fleeces next. So we went to the Sheep and Wool Centre in Leenane. We didn't realize that there were scheduled visits (you can't just go in when you...More

Thank DKG80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyable visit today.Had nice lunch in cafe,good food,reasonably priced.We did guided tour of museum with spinning thrown in led by the excellent gentleman.He thoroughly captured his audience with his amusing character and love for his job.Well worth a visit.

Thank keijof
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The shop has a moderate collection of knitted goods and gift items, and the attached cafe has wonderful cakes according to my sisters! However I most enjoyed my visit to the museum where visitors are able to see and handle raw fleece, try their hand...More

1  Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The selection of woollen products for sale is not great with better selection available in the surrounding area. The cafe was reasonably busy and offered attractive outdoor seating!

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I'm sure the views are fantastic - sadly it was raining with a heavy mist. We had a warm welcome from the staff and they served very good coffee. Typical tourist gift shop but with plenty of local items - I particularly liked their range...More

Thank Booksearch
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We called in here briefly while in the area. There is lovely produce but very expensive. The cafe serves good coffee.More

Thank Redsionnach
AOT1976, Manager at The Sheep and Wool Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you found us very expensive as we try and keep our prices keen. Many people comment on our good value and we sell quite a number of items for less than our suppliers do in there own...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I'm actually traumatised after it, such an Irish staple which evokes childhood memories... not this slice, it was more soggy biscuit than chocolate. If we weren't touring I would have brought it back. Lifting to 2 stars for their nice gift shop where I made...More

Thank Louise G
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were visiting the village of Leenane and went into the Sheep and Wool Centre, which was quite interesting and sold some good stuff. The cafe was wonderful, really nice food and really nice people and reasonably priced. My wife, who is not a food...More

Thank jackrobson97
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to pick up some inexpensive gifts. Not too expensive & has a little for everyone. A few buses were stopped with tourists, they were in & out. Plenty of parking

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This was a wonderful experience! Our guide, not only told us about the sheep and wool in Ireland, he tsught us how to spin wool! It was so much fun, we loved seeing the different spinning wheels and looms and being able to touch all...More

1  Thank Cphym
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Dave R
21 November 2015|
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Response from AOT1976 | Property representative |
Hello Dave, Thank you for your enquiry. Our centre is wheelchair accessible and we also have a wheelchair accessible bathroom. We are open from mid March until end October. Please advise if you are hoping to visit our... More