Note:

Online shop now open.

Shop at Trefriw re-opening July 30th 2020.

Shop hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11am - 5pm from July 30th.

Visit

See our products being woven on a power loom (Monday - Friday, mid February - mid Dec. except bank holidays) and view the water driven turbine which generates electricity to power the machinery. Visit our shop to purchase items woven on site together with soft furnishings, garments and accessories made up in our fabrics plus bought in woollen knitwear, accessories and sheepskin goods.

Opening Times

Shop and turbine house open all year, Monday – Saturday. Weaving mid February - mid December, Monday - Friday (except bank holidays). Admission is free – please collect leaflet for self-conducted tours from our shop.

Directions

For sat nav follow LL27 0JG. We are situated in the centre of Trefriw on the B5106, five miles north of Betws-y-Coed.

Shop

Visit our shop for pure wool bedspreads, travelling rugs, Welsh tapestries and tweeds woven on site. Our fabrics are made up into ladies' garments, hats, bags, purses, cushions, throws etc. We also stock bought in knitwear and accessories in pure wool plus sheepskin goods to compliment our own products. As our smaller items and bought in stock change regularly, they are not available to order online.

Tea Room

Visit our tearoom for a taste of Wales:- Welsh cakes and bara brith (speckled bread), scones and locally made cakes served with a choice of teas, cappuccinos, latte or Rombout filter coffee. The tea room closes 1/2 hour before the shop closes.

Weaving

See how we weave our Welsh tapestry, tweed or travelling rugs on vintage looms Monday - Friday 10 am – 1 pm and 2 pm – 5 pm except bank holidays (mid February – mid December).

Water Powered Turbine

See the hydro-electric turbine dating from the 1940s which generates the electricity to power the mill. Some of the water in the river Crafnant is diverted into a pipe about 340 metres upstream. The water from the pipe turns the pelton wheel inside the turbine which drives the alternator.

Vintage Machinery

The top floors of the mill museum are open from April 6th 2020 to October 30th 2020 (Monday - Friday except bank holidays). Visitors can see the vintage machinery which we use to manufacture our products, starting with the raw wool.

Weaver's Garden

The Weaver's Garden (at best June - Sept) contains plants connected with textiles which are all labelled to show their uses. We have plants which provide fibres, soap substitutes, natural dyes, moth repellents, textile tools etc. Open during shop hours.

Craft Demos

Visit our craft studio to view either rag rug making or hand spinning being demonstrated and to buy handmade textiles, tools, equipment, kits and fibres. Click below for times.

Group Visits

Due to social distancing we are currently unable to accept group visits.

Access Statement

Access Statement for Trefriw Woollen Mills, Trefriw, Conwy Valley, N. Wales, LL27 0NQ. Trefriw Woollen Mills is situated on the B5106 in the centre of Trefriw. Parking and car drop off area is situated outside the shop - please reverse in as there is limited space for turning.