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Johnstons of Elgin Mill Tour

Elgin IV30 4AF, Scotland
+44 1343 554099
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Tea and scone with a friend.

Great variety of food. I enjoyed a fruit scone with a tea and my friend enjoyed a latte and scone... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elgin, United Kingdom
Interesting and informative

Guided tour in small groups with well informed guide offering useful insight into the processes and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James M
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“gift shop” (2 reviews)
“scones” (2 reviews)
“cashmere” (11 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Elgin IV30 4AF, Scotland
+44 1343 554099
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great variety of food. I enjoyed a fruit scone with a tea and my friend enjoyed a latte and scone. Good service, friendly staff. Enjoyed a wander around the shop area as well. There is a new addition of ladieswear upstairs.

Thank andyonekanobie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guided tour in small groups with well informed guide offering useful insight into the processes and history of the factory and founding family. Well recommended whether sunny or rainy summer or winter.

Thank James M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

my cuppa tea was £50 absolutely cheap compared to my £2995 scarf I bought earlier. 10/10 would tea again.

3  Thank jshek53
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable but the machine rooms are so loud that it's hard to hear while also seeing what they're talking about. We were delayed a little starting our tour because they had to play the tour video in multiple languages for...More

Thank emilywagon
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Children enjoyed visit but didn't like noise of machinery. Friendly guide and fascinating to hear how things haven't changed very much.

Thank Audrey T
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Johnstons of Elgin , a family concern, has been trading since 1797 and some of the machinery dates back to the nineteenth century and is still fully operational - quite amazing. Our tour guide Hannah was very professional and her knowledge of the subject was...More

Thank tilosreturner
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We decided to go here as it was a cold,snowy day. We had a drink and something to eat in the cafe, which was really good, and I was pleased they catered for gluten free,as I am unable to eat wheat now.I had a gluten...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Although living fairly locally and having visited the shop and restaurant several times, this was the first time we took a tour of the mill. It is much much larger than we ever imagined and very interesting, especially to me as a textile artist. The...More

Thank KatherineSturdy
Reviewed 13 November 2016

When we visited the tours were not available, but they have an exhibition center with a movie and a gift shop that were both very interesting. Next visit we will time it so we can take the tour.

1  Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

On visit to Scotland from south coast of England, decided to go see the cashmere mill. The tour was free and conducted by Gavin, who by own admission was very new to doing tours. However, he needn't have worried, it and he were excellent. Cut...More

Thank dodgemDorset_UK
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Hema P
15 September 2016|
Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Fantastic Scottish community, would consider living there, check TripAdvisor for top things to see and do, Johnstons was probably our favorite and spent a lot of £ there...