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A great day out

Had a fantastic day out at the bobbin Milk with the family, very educational and the kids really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nick W
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Great place to visit

Went here today as a member of English Heritage, the tour guide was fantastic and clearly... read more

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic day out at the bobbin Milk with the family, very educational and the kids really enjoyed all the real demonstrations by the very knowledgeable guide.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here today as a member of English Heritage, the tour guide was fantastic and clearly passionate about the process of bobbin making! The factory is still operational on a small scale and the visitor involvement was great. Would highly recommend

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband suggested we (with 2 children aged 6 and 12) go after seeing it on Country File. We took some convincing especially my 12 year old but if it meant a day not walking uphill and lunch out she agreed. What a pleasant surprise...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Odyssey19982
Reviewed February 24, 2019

I have been here a couple of times now and enjoyed listening to the information about the local industries and how the bobbin mill worked and the life of the people in the area. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Levenknit
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Stott park bobbin gives you a clue. Steam engine ,river and wool all goes together with the looms and weaving sheds. It can be cold up here so jumpers, wool coats , woolen undergarments all needed. This is an English heritage site.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Excellent and informative. Very friendly staff. We're worth keeping an eye o special events saw excellent range I related stuff and had a great time.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank timtill22016
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I admit we didn't stay for the tour which at 45 mins looked to be too challenging for our two children, however, we had a good look round the site. Although compact there is a good deal to read, see and experience here for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Explorer778015
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Never realised that the manufacture of bobbins could be so interesting. The guided tour and demo was excellent.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Paul N
Reviewed October 21, 2018

I had visited this attraction shortly after it first opened over 30 years ago when we were shown round by a man who had actually worked there when it was operating as a bobbin mill. The place has changed a lot. It is now run...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank MartinC209
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This English Heritage museum really excelled my expectations and it is very well worth a visit. The pre-Victorian Mill built in 1835 is very well preserved and was still producing bobbins until 1971. The guided tour is excellent and the guide was extremely knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Roger W
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September 1, 2018|
Response from Brochureaddict | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can’t help with this. Have you tried contacting the Mill or Tourist Board? We had a lovely meal at the Swan at Newby Bridge. We ate outside as big area by the river that would certainly be dog friendly. It was quite... More
August 13, 2018|
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Response from Brochureaddict | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure that you can take them around the factory but I do remember seeing a dog there so it’s worth giving them a ring
July 8, 2018|
Response from mi c |
Yes we sell the Stott Park Bobbin Mill guidebook with the red spine in our gift shop. We also have various sizes of original bobbins for sale and you can find some unique items made out of bobbins. We have kitchen roll... More