Foxford Woollen Mills
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Opening hours

guided tour: Mon-Thu and Sat 10am-4.30pm, Fri 10.15am-12.15pm, Sun noon-4.30pm (does not operate at weekend)

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If you have time, pay a visit to the spinning mills where tweed and throws are still manufactured. The industry was developed by a Foxford nun in the 19C in an effort to put an end to poverty. In addition to spinning mills, she helped establish a cereal mill and opened a free school to attract weavers and their families.

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