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Dalgarven Mill

Kilwinning KA13 6PL, Scotland
+44 1294 552448
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Mill with exhibition and lovely tea room. Also nice walks along the river. Old farm machinery on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
john b
Fabulous welcome

Visited Dalgarven Mill after picking up a leaflet. What an amazing museum covering clothing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet D
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mill with exhibition and lovely tea room. Also nice walks along the river. Old farm machinery on show

Thank john b
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BlueBear66, volunteer at Dalgarven Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope you come for the next exhibition!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Dalgarven Mill after picking up a leaflet. What an amazing museum covering clothing, diary, ironmongery and lots, lots more. We had a wonderful welcome from Robert. A really fascinating family history and some hilarious tales of the experiences of setting up the museum and...More

Thank Janet D
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BlueBear66, volunteer at Dalgarven Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit! Please share the word with your friends and family - and we hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the Mill. It is such an interesting place with wonderful exhibits to enjoy. We met the owner of the Mill who is a charming and very enthusiastic gentleman. He took the time to discuss many aspects of the Mill,...More

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BlueBear66, volunteer at Dalgarven Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review!

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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

After a look round the impressive and beautiful Saks and Hart shop across from the mill, we had tea, coffee, and yummy cake and scone in the stone built cafe whose walls are hung with stunning quilts. Our tour started at ground floor level with...More

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BlueBear66, volunteer at Dalgarven Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit! We're fundraising at the moment to replace the paddles of the wheel, and hoping to have it turn again in the summer: hope you can visit then!

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Reviewed January 20, 2018

We wanted a wee family day out, not too far from home, and what a gem we found! The dresses on display are stunning - it was like wandering through the wardrobe department of Downton Abbey :). The exhibits about the old ways of farming...More

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BlueBear66, volunteer at Dalgarven Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're delighted you enjoyed your visit - the costumes for the current exhibition are again stunning: hopefully you can come and see this one too :-)

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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Lovely exhibits of timely costumes. There is a cafe on site which is open to the public providing home made food and tasty cakes.

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BlueBear66, volunteer at Dalgarven Mill, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2017

Thank you for your lovely comment! Please visit again!

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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Myself and my sister visited here this afternoon. It was a great museum, very personal with plaques saying where the items had came from. Most things were from local houses/farms in the area. It was only £5 per adult which was very reasonable. It is...More

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BlueBear66, volunteer at Dalgarven Mill, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2017

We are very grateful for your very nice comments! We do now accept cards. We'd love to see you back indeed!

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Visited Dalgarven Mill with a group of 20 ladies and we cannot recommend this attraction highly enough. We had a wonderful lunch in the cosy Miller's Kitchen all freshly prepared food with a far too tempting array of home baking worthy of Mary Berry's best!...More

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BlueBear66, volunteer at Dalgarven Mill, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review - we'll pass on your 'exquisitely restored' comment to our amazing conservatrice Rachel: we keep telling her her skills and her patience are something else, but it is so nice to get your comment too! Glad you...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Excellent visit with a fairly local group of women for lunch and a tour of the museum. I had primarily gone to see the costumes, but everything was interesting and the lunch was good too - good coffee, exceptionally good home made cakes! The tour...More

Thank Catherine C
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BlueBear66, volunteer at Dalgarven Mill, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2017

whoah, thank you so much for your review, it is so encouraging to read comments like yours! We are very very grateful indeed!

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

This old mill is crammed full of historical interest; predominantly costume and farm implements gathered from Ayrshire. And what a collection! The collection of costumes on display, which are genuine and not replicas, are in great condition and beautifully displayed. While not so familiar with...More

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BlueBear66, volunteer at Dalgarven Mill, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2017

We're delighted you enjoyed your visit, there are so many more costumes in our collections! Hope you visit again soon!

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Response from Liz B | Reviewed this property |
If it's The Museum of Ayrshire Country Life and Costume at Dalgarven Mill you want to visit, I think we paid £4.50 per adult, sorry I don't know the price for children. Hope this is of help. We really enjoyed our visit and... More
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