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Stott Park Bobbin Mill

  • Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Stott Park Bobbin Mill The belt driven machinery Pick up a souvenir The journey of the bobbin
 
 

In the Lake District in Cumbria, this extensive working mill produced literally millions of wooden bobbins vital to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries.

The story of the Bobbin Mill is brought to life with a brand new exhibition. Visitors can also see the journey from tree to bobbin first hand during production on the original belt driven machinery. A hands-on family trail helps visitors to imagine what it was like to work at the mill.

Although small compared to other mills, some 250 men and boys (some drafted in from workhouses) worked here over the years in often arduous conditions to produce a quarter of a million bobbins a week.

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Events At Stott Park Bobbin Mill

  • Stott Steam Weekend

    Sat 4 Oct - Sun 5 Oct

    Every month we power up our steam engine for visitors to enjoy Stott Park Bobbin Mill in action.

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Colton, Ulverston, Cumbria - LA12 8AX (Directions)

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