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Industrial Heritage, £7.60

Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Stott Park Bobbin Mill


This extensive working mill was begun in 1835 to produce the wooden bobbins vital to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries. Although small compared to other mills, some 250 men and boys, some drafted in from workhouses, worked here in often arduous conditions to produce a quarter of a million bobbins a week. Guided tours are included in the admission charge, the last tour begins 0.5 hour before closing. Please call for details of steam days.

Opening details

Closed 31 October- 24 March.


Adults - £7:60, Concession - £6:80, Child (5-15yrs) - £4:60, Family (2 adults & 3 Children) £19:80.


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Disabled access, ground floor only. Specific interpretation for visually impaired visitors.


Low Stott Park,
LA12 8AX


Plan route to Stott Park Bobbin Mill using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 373880  Lat: 54.28376 Long: -2.96456

Situated 0.5 miles north of Finsthwaite near Newby Bridge.

Parking: free

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