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Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Very interesting visit.

I travelled here with my family (2 young children) on a Thursday afternoon. We were met by our... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Drogheda, Ireland
Weekend version of tour

I booked with a tour service which recommended I visit here in addition to the National Museum of... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
United States
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The Foxford Woollen Mills guided tour offers a truly unique experience to visitors by giving them a background to the Mill, why it was set up in Foxford in 1892, the challenges that were faced and how they were overcome. The story of the Mills is a...more
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Providence Road | St Josephs Place, Foxford, Ireland
+353 94 925 6104
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

I travelled here with my family (2 young children) on a Thursday afternoon. We were met by our guide Alison who was very informative and friendly. The Factory tour lasted approx 35 mins and was very interesting. After the tour we had food in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

I booked with a tour service which recommended I visit here in addition to the National Museum of Country Life. I expected them to properly know everything relevant which they apparently did not, which of course is not Foxford Mills' fault. The tour company asked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasure to stop here for lunch. Great ambiance and pleasant staff. The menu is wide and healthy. And then you can wander around the shop.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

went here with 3 family members over the weekend, the store itself is lovely , but everything in the bed linen section with a 'Foxford' label,, is 'made in Portugal! Look closely at the back of the packaging! was almost about to spend 200 euro,,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Cafe1892, Manager at Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Dear Roger, we appreciate that you took time to give us feedback and we respect your right to offer your opinion, as you will I’m sure, accept our right to reply. We would like to point out that we have never attempted to hide where...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited Foxford Woollen Mills over the weekend as they had their 70% sale on. The staff were so friendly and really helpful. We will be back :)

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

This was for me a truly enchanting experience beginning with the rest rooms which were immaculately clean. The wonderful space in the mills was truly special retaining a very rich heritage depicted in the wooden floors and the wooden bannisters as well as the ceilings...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

There is a fantastic history to this woollen mill started by the sisters of charity almost 150 years ago to create work for the local population. Still going strong with beautiful woollen garments. Combines a great tour of the mill, some outstanding high quality shops...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful retail store. Interesting tour shows you how the rugs/ throws / scarves are made and tells you the history. There is also an area in the store where you can watch a film on the process. The scarves and throws are quality heirlooms. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jetiamulligan
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We found this delightful mill and showroom by chance and were glad that we did. It's a stylish and modern lifestyle shop with elegant wool clothing that are made by the mill but there's also a plethora of beautiful interior design accessories, tourist shop and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank K2KBunny
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

I live in nearby Ballina for 10+ years, visited Foxford Woolen Mills shop and cafe many times but just did the tour for first time ever now and delighted. There were 3 of us in a group, all Polish origin with one non-English speaking person,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from wannabeaussie | Reviewed this property |
A nice place. About 2 hours should be enough. A bit expensive although the cafeteria is nice, and there is a big car park. Enjoy