Facilities at Stott Park Bobbin Mill

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    The lower mill car park has seven spaces and three designated disabled spaces. This car park is 50 metres from the reception and mill entrance. The top car park is a pay and display car park with parking for 15 cars and up to three coaches and is 200 metres from the mill reception. Car parking fees are refunded for members and visitors undertaking a guided tour.

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    Food and Drink

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    Vending machine selling hot drinks. Shop sells a selection of snacks including crisps, cold drinks, confectionery and ice cream.

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    Picnic Area

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    You are welcome to bring a picnic to eat in the grounds. There are picnic tables and benches available.

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    Shop

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    There is a small gift shop where bobbins made in the mill can be purchased.

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    Toilets

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    Male, female and disabled toilets on site.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs on leads are welcome to explore the site along with their owners at Stott Park Bobbin Mill.

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    Museum

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    Stott Park Bobbin Mill is an industrial museum which explains the process of bobbin making in the Lake District. Visitors can book a guided tour of the mill to see how a wooden bobbin is made.

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    Exhibition

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    The Drying Barn has a permanent exhibition tracing the history of bobbin making.  Visitors can watch demonstrations of the working machinery which still produces bobbins for sale today, and experience the traditional skills involved in this authentic Lakeland craft.

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    Gardens

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    Stott Park Bobbin Mill is situated within four acres of woodland close to Lake Windermere. It is convenient for local walks in the area. There is plenty of space for children to explore the grounds with a small play area by the picnic tables.

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    Family Friendly

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    Pushchairs Allowed

    Yes.

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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Finsthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria,  LA12 8AX
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