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Foxford Woollen Mills

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Informative visitor centre and wool mill tours

Visit Foxford Woollen Mill’s and experience the mill as it's run today. See first-hand how the master craftspeople create these contemporary designs, explore the history of Foxford Woollen Mills and learn about the techniques that have been passed down through generations.

Established in 1892 by Agnes Morrogh Bernard, Foxford quality pieces are valued all over the world, respected for their heritage and represent the best in Irish quality and craftsmanship. Situated in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way this informative visitor centre welcomes visitors from all over the world, it is the ideal stop for coach tours as well as individual visitors, with coach parking available.

The attractive retail store offers a truly exclusive shopping experience and the award-winning café serves a variety of beautifully home-made dishes using locally sourced ingredients.

Tours can be enjoyed in English, French and German.

To book your factory tour:

Telephone: + 353 (0) 94 925 6104
Email: tours@fwm.ie

Guided tour prices:

Adults: €6 / €2 Limited tours at weekends
Students & O.A.P’s €5 Under 16’s free.
€2 of every admission goes to charity.

Please note: Foxford operates as a working mill on weekdays only.

Tour times of the working mill:

Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 4:30pm Friday 10:00am - 12:00noon

Tour times of the limited (non-working mill):

Friday 1:00pm - 4:30pm Saturday 10:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Last tour starts 4:30pm. Tour lasts approx 30 - 45 minutes.

Always call in advance as the mill closes for holidays and certain times of the year.

Foxford Woollen Mills

Foxford Woollen Mills

Craftsman weaving wool

Craftsman weaving wool

Foxford Woollen Mills

Foxford Woollen Mills

Foxford Woollen Mills

Foxford Woollen Mills

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Note: This article may contain or reflect personal opinions and cannot be considered contractual.
Full property details and booking terms and conditions are available on the relevant property page(s).
Entry fees, opening hours and other information is correct as of publishing, February 2018.


Foxford Woollen Mills Visitor Centre & Factory Tour

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