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Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre

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Nice tour of how tartan is made

Interesting tour of the mill and how tartan is made. Nice gift shop with many items for great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BAR845
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Franklin, New Hampshire
Lovely shop, beautiful woollen items and gifts with a nice coffee shop to match!

My mum and I had a lovely afternoon visit to Lochcarron last weekend. Beautiful luxury items... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
TheBorderers
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Melrose, United Kingdom
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Lochcarron Visitor Centre, in the heart of the Scottish Borders, offers our famous mill tours where you see all aspects of tartan production, then peruse our Visitor Centre and shop for knitwear, tartan and our fabulous accessories as well as taking...more
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Dunsdale Road, Selkirk TD7 5DZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice shop, loads of tartan gift ideas for members of your clan. Did not do the guided tour as not enough time, will do next time. Coffee shop very good and a lot less expensive than many places around the area. Medium cappuccino was huge,...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting tour of the mill and how tartan is made. Nice gift shop with many items for great souvenirs. The coffee shop has a nice selection of food for lunch and it is of restaurant quality. Friendly service. This is well worth a stop if...More

Thank BAR845
Anna D, Manager at Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bar845 Thank you for your review, it is lovely to hear you had a great visit on both our mill tour and to our visitor centre and coffee shop. Regards Anna

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the tour prior to choosing a kilt. Interesting tour and great to see local manufacturing. Well stocked and attractive shop and of course the chance to chose a tartan from hundreds in the workshop. Super friendly and capable service and overall a premium experience....More

Thank Alistair M
Anna D, Manager at Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Alistair It was lovely to meet both you and your son Malcolm on Wednesday and thank you very much for the wonderful review of your visit. We were delighted to fit Malcolm for his kilt outfit and I look forward to hearing from you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a Saturday morning we were able to get some travel information and spend time with good coffee in the setting with beautiful wool items. Ann was a great hostess!

Thank Joseph H
Anna D, Manager at Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Joseph Many thanks for your wonderful review, it was lovely meeting you and so pleased to know you enjoyed your visit. Kindest Regards Anna

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We called at the visitors centre and were able to book onto the factory tour. Well worth the cost of the tour and was very interesting. The guide was a worker from the factory and was very passionate and proud about his work. A great...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

The tour is of the actual mill. We were lucky to have just 4 people...as it was noisy is places. As a weaver, I knew what he was talking about. I use a small table top loom, but these were amazing. If you have a...More

Thank Jody C
Anna D, Manager at Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Jody Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit. I shall pass your comments on to all the team here.

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Clearly don’t need the customers as was closed 10 mins early. Meant to stay open till 5pm. Very disappointing.More

Thank muchado55
Anna D, Manager at Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Muchado55 I'm sorry to hear this, I myself do not work on a Monday and have spoke to the team members who were here yesterday. The door should remain unlocked until 5pm and perhaps they were a few minutes early. I'm very sorry about...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

I have dealt with this company on numerous occasions over the past couple of years. I have found the staff to be always helpful and courteous. Their delivery is excellent, everything I've ordered has been delivered on time and has fitted perfectly. One of the...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We were on a journey to somewhere else when we stumbled upon this visitor attraction. It must have been fate! My wife and I are both interested in crafts and we found ourselves with the chance to see around this producer of high quality fabrics,...More

Thank Leebee28
Anna D, Manager at Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Hi Leebee28 Thank you for your wonderful review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and do hope you can visit us again soon. Kindest Regards Anna

Reviewed 3 March 2018

My mum and I had a lovely afternoon visit to Lochcarron last weekend. Beautiful luxury items, quite pricey but they are top of the range goods. Nice to see the Princess of Diana tartan and the new Peter Rabbit tartan which are both gorgeous, modern...More

Thank TheBorderers
Anna D, Manager at Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi The Borderers Many thanks for your lovely review, so glad you enjoye your visit. Please come back to see us again soon. Regards Anna

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