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Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Colton, Ulverston LA12 8AX, England
+44 15395 31087
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A Must See

This is one of the best visits to an historical industrial site that I have ever made. The guided... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JN1230
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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Great little museum

This little museum is very well run by the team working there. You have a guided tour so check the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maureen H
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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Colton, Ulverston LA12 8AX, England
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"english heritage"
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"steam engine"
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"industrial heritage"
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"guided tour"
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"working machinery"
in 10 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 35 reviews
"cotton industry"
in 8 reviews
"lake district"
in 22 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 13 reviews
"working order"
in 9 reviews
"little gem"
in 13 reviews
"all ages"
in 14 reviews
"high dam"
in 6 reviews
"original machinery"
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"step back in time"
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"old mill"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best visits to an historical industrial site that I have ever made. The guided tour lasted an hour and was led by a former employee. Our group was approximately 12 people, young and old. Our guide made the visit interesting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little museum is very well run by the team working there. You have a guided tour so check the times to plan your visit. It gives a fascinating insight into the workings of a bobbin mill and the original machinery is still there and...More

Thank Maureen H
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StottParkManager, Manager at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review we are glad you enjoyed your visit. The Bobbin Mill is open on Wednesday to Sunday 10am until 5pm. The guided tours are at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 and the tours last for approximately 45 minutes.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfully informative and engaging tour, with demonstration of how some of the big machines work. Only takes an hour or so, but worth the time. Friendly tour guides.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always like doing really random and odd things, so on a family holiday to the Lake District, what better way to spend your time than learning about bobbins and going round a bobbin mill? I don't think any of my family (3 generations) had...More

1  Thank Holly_82
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited early morning whilst walking from Lakeside hotel half a mile away. Shows the history and craft of an industry from days gone by.

1  Thank IAN O
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Went on a weekday so not too busy, interesting tour round the mill. Very helpful staff, the lady who took us round was particularly helpful and took great trouble to make sure that we all enjoyed the tour

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

a pain to drive to and only takes a few mins to walk round, but worth it for the history of it and a free bobbin LOL

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is worth visiting if you are in the area. It is a family friendly place and there are things to interest everyone..

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Our guided tour through the mill was led by Tracy whose knowledge about all aspects of the mill was very extensive. She gave a very clear picture of what life at the mill was like. She had several interesting asides such as how the workers...More

1  Thank SFrances C
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Well set out, well maintained, interesting with demonstrations of various machines, reasonable prices and a good gift shop, not the usual tat.

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