A remarkable history and a commitment to quality shapes everything at Cushendale Woollen Mills. This is the last remaining woollen mill in Ireland collecting local Irish fleece to dye, card, spin and weave, preserving those skills and crafts which are part of the national heritage. It was first established in 1204 with Duiske Abbey.
A deep knowledge and craftsmanship forged over 240 years, coupled with the pure water of the 1204 millrace gives Cushendale textiles both their distinctive colours and quality. Yarns are hank dyed which is a delicate and signature process that enhances the fibres for a softer finish.
During a visit to the mill you will see one of the oldest spinning machines still in use in Ireland today, learn all about wool and hear the story of the family who have shepherded this national treasure over six generations.
The mill experience runs daily from May to October. Advance booking is required.