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David Mellor Visitor Centre

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Go on the factory tour

Visited on a Saturday afternoon when the factory tour is on. It starts in the cafe but it was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
very informative

very interesting place, popped in for a quick look, excellent shop, friendly staff, surprised at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fran K
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  • Average13%
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  • Terrible2%
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The David Mellor Cutlery Factory, Design Museum, Country Shop and Cafe - all on the same site. Just outside Hathersage in one of the most beautiful areas of Derbyshire, they provide a uniquely stimulating and enjoyable day out in the Peak District...more
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The Round Building Leadmill, Hathersage, Peak District National Park S32 1BA, England
+44 1433 650220
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon when the factory tour is on. It starts in the cafe but it was difficult to hear the guide due to the noise in the cafe. However the guide was extremely good and added humour on our trip. He fully...More

1  Thank Thirskies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very interesting place, popped in for a quick look, excellent shop, friendly staff, surprised at what was made their, worth a visit.

Thank Fran K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was on they way to our holiday cottage so we stopped in for a look. There are a lot of lovely items for sale. Some was way out of my budget but some was affordable. The Mellor designs are fantastic so we were glad...More

Thank ClevelandWomble
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped by for coffee and cake.Shockingly, I found hair in my apple and almond cake icing!!! I told the waitress but she said those are pre-made cakes and they get them from elsewhere. Very convincing excuse right?!!! they didn’t even offer...More

2  Thank reza b
Reviewed 7 August 2018

An interesting short visit but not enough time to visit the smart cafe. It’s a bit of a ladies who lunch environment but that was counterbalanced by the stylish yellow rubbish bin and traffic lights Would love to do the weekly tour and will know...More

Thank omaoma2016
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Son took his father - fresh from hospital - and myself out for a treat. We ordered coffee and cake. It took 45 minutes to arrive. I would never go again.

Thank Marion P
Reviewed 12 July 2018

All designed by David Mellor's design team in an iconic ambience and with a café and shopping facilities. Do not miss a visit to this wonderfully-designed facility and check-out a visit to the factory - I think on week-ends only.

Thank Compositefiller
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We had lunch ij the cafe and were served by lovely , friendly staff but the drinks and a sandwich took over 20 minutes to arrive and were nothing memorable. We then called in the shop for a couple of items for friends who had...More

2  Thank casepackedandready
Reviewed 15 April 2018

It could be the way my mind works, but I was really expecting more of an exhibition than what was there. Some glass cabinets and a few larger items in the cafe and the majority of the site taken up by a shop - Not...More

1  Thank Majbritt A
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Hey I am a nice guy, no richer or poorer than any other member of jimminy joe public but I got to say some of the people who visit this place have a real attitude problem. Staff friendly but customers think they are a cut...More

1  Thank kevbutnobacon
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Peter M
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Response from AntoniaTrip | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at the web site, it was not open when we were there.