Access AT STOTT PARK BOBBIN MILL
You don’t need to book your visit in advance, but you will always get the best price and guaranteed entry by booking online ahead of your visit. The prices shown here include a discount. The admission price will be higher if you choose to pay on the day you visit.
You can book your advance ticket online up to 8.45am on the day you want to visit.
Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.
You can arrive anytime from the time slot you book, and stay as long as you like.
If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket will still be free. Please remember to bring your English Heritage membership card with you. Members are able to book tickets for those included in the membership only. Any additional bookings made will be chargeable on site.
Some of our sites can get very busy, especially on Bank Holidays. Our busiest times are between 11am and 2pm, so if you prefer to visit at a quieter time you may wish to visit outside of these hours.
Please remember to bring your booking confirmation with you when you visit.
You can currently book for visits up to 31 October 2021, when the site will close for the winter.
The demonstration of the historic machinery at Stott Park Bobbin Mill is a key part of the visitor experience. There may be a short wait after your admission to the site before you can be allocated a demonstration slot. Please aim to arrive within 30 minutes of your allocated admission time (if you arrive before your slot there may be a longer wait for the demonstration.)Book your visit
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingNoWheelchair AccessThere is wheelchair access to the ground floor of the mill only.Disabled ParkingThree disabled spaces are available in the lower mill car park which is 50 metres from the mill entrance.OnSite TransportNoStairsThe upper floor is accessed via steep wooden stairs.Lift AccessNoSeating And RestpointsBenches and picnic tables on site.Pathways Surface And GradientspathsSurfaceGradients
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesThere are grounds and woodlands on the site providing the natural smells during the changing seasons. The cut timber and the turned bobbins provide smells of freshly worked wood. Sounds of machinery in operation.Dog Bowl and ToiletingNoHandling ObjectsThe cut timber and turned bobbins at all stages of manufacture are available to touch.Audio ToursNoSite ToursVisitors book on the next available tour of the Bobbin Mill on arrival. Last tour is 1/2 hour before closing.Tactile ModelsThe cut timber and turned bobbins at all stages of manufacture are available to touch.Large PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingNoInduction LoopsInduction loops are available on request.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesThere are grounds and woodlands on the site providing the natural smells during the changing seasons. The cut timber and the turned bobbins provide smells of freshly worked wood. Sounds of machinery in operation.Handling ObjectsThe cut timber and turned bobbins at all stages of manufacture are available to touch.Easy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Deep WaterThere is a pond and stream flowing through the mill site.Trip HazardThe Mill was built in 1835 and by the nature of the site there are trip hazards.Slip HazardThe site has slip hazards especially when wet.Steep SlopeStott Park Bobbin Mill is built on sloping land.Uneven GroundThe site has uneven ground and trip hazards.