Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum
The picturesque Coldharbour Mill is set in idyllic Devon countryside. It has been producing textiles since 1799 and is now a working museum, still making knitting wools and fabrics on period machinery. With machine demonstrations, a water wheel and steam engines, Coldharbour Mill is a wonderful and very different family day out. There are engines in steam regularly throughout the year plus special events, please see the website for details. The new self-guided tour of the Woollen Mill is available every day.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
Assist dogs allowed
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Helpful disabled guides and lifts
- Accessible toilets
- Opening Times: Open Easter-Oct, Fri-Sun 10.30-4; Tue-Sun 10.30-4 during school holidays. Subject to change, please see website
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About The area
With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.
Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them.
Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.
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