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The Sheep and Wool Centre

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Address: Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
Phone Number: 00 353 (0) 95 42323
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GOOD PLACE TO STOP

Stopped in here on a Sunday afternoon for coffee & cake. Staff enthusiastic & friendly, able to deal with visitors from many different countries (I heard French, German & Italian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2016
Donal M
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Waterford, Ireland
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I did a bit of browsing in their bookshop and had a nice cup of coffee in the canteen. I did not buy anything.

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Thank Richard C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Learnt all about wool from sheep to cloth, with demonstrations, film and talk by expert. The natural plants used to dye were interesting to hear about.

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Thank Stewart L
Salzburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The shop is nice, has great wool and also great range of knitwear and souvenirs. You can also do a tour to see how "a sheep is made into a sweater". The little cafe serves extremely nice food and the staff is very helpful and friendly

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We called in on our way to Killary Fjord. Lots of souvenirs some different but lots of wool made gifts. Not overpriced. Nice tea room but rather busy,

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Stopped in here on a Sunday afternoon for coffee & cake. Staff enthusiastic & friendly, able to deal with visitors from many different countries (I heard French, German & Italian at the counter). Cakes were absolutely fantastic, the orange almond cake being something special & gluten-free. Well stocked gift shop was very tempting. Didn't visit the museum.

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Thank Donal M
Galway, Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Every time we go to Leenane, we stop at the Sheep and Wool Centre for cake. The cakes are absolutely delicious and fresh, and there is a wide selection of them to choose from. The staff is friendly. On our last visit, we went in when there were just 10 min. before closing time and were offered the option of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stopped at the Bia Blas cafe for lunch and found the food and service excellent. The homemade soup was the best we have tasted and the sandwiches were fresh and tasty. There is a nice gift shop as well but the star of the show is the beautiful view which is second to none. All in all a lovely... More 

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Thank geraldineod
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here twice last week and the food was excellent as was the service 😀 we had the homemade soup followed by a scone, lemon drizzle cake and a brownie.

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Portaferry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Have stopped a few times to have a look at the souvenirs. There's a very nice small restaurant for lunches but we didn't have lunch. Good variety of things to buy, hats, silverware, books, woollens and much more. Some things are quite expensive others are reasonable enough. Staff are helpful and friendly and there's plenty of safe parking across the... More 

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Castlebar, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Staff are nice, food is great, and visitors can pick up gifts, all in the one location. I've visited several times with groups, and it's a perfect stop off on a tour of Mayo / Galway. Views are great across the Fjord, and the scenery on the way is excellent.

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