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The Sheep and Wool Centre

Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
+353 95 42323
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The museum was fascinating!

The shop has a moderate collection of knitted goods and gift items, and the attached cafe has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nancy R
Westbrook, Maine
Just a poorish wool/craft shop with a cafe.

The selection of woollen products for sale is not great with better selection available in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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“gift shop” (12 reviews)
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Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
+353 95 42323
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The shop has a moderate collection of knitted goods and gift items, and the attached cafe has wonderful cakes according to my sisters! However I most enjoyed my visit to the museum where visitors are able to see and handle raw fleece, try their hand...More

1  Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The selection of woollen products for sale is not great with better selection available in the surrounding area. The cafe was reasonably busy and offered attractive outdoor seating!

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sure the views are fantastic - sadly it was raining with a heavy mist. We had a warm welcome from the staff and they served very good coffee. Typical tourist gift shop but with plenty of local items - I particularly liked their range...More

Thank Booksearch
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We called in here briefly while in the area. There is lovely produce but very expensive. The cafe serves good coffee.More

Thank Redsionnach
AOT1976, Manager at The Sheep and Wool Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you found us very expensive as we try and keep our prices keen. Many people comment on our good value and we sell quite a number of items for less than our suppliers do in there own...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I'm actually traumatised after it, such an Irish staple which evokes childhood memories... not this slice, it was more soggy biscuit than chocolate. If we weren't touring I would have brought it back. Lifting to 2 stars for their nice gift shop where I made...More

Thank Louise G
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were visiting the village of Leenane and went into the Sheep and Wool Centre, which was quite interesting and sold some good stuff. The cafe was wonderful, really nice food and really nice people and reasonably priced. My wife, who is not a food...More

Thank jackrobson97
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to pick up some inexpensive gifts. Not too expensive & has a little for everyone. A few buses were stopped with tourists, they were in & out. Plenty of parking

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This was a wonderful experience! Our guide, not only told us about the sheep and wool in Ireland, he tsught us how to spin wool! It was so much fun, we loved seeing the different spinning wheels and looms and being able to touch all...More

1  Thank Cphym
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We spent a considerable time in this treasure trove and bought all sorts of lovely things Jumpers sheepskin slippers, hats and scarves. The owners were very helpful and spent time telling us about the area and the family business. They even gave us two chocolate...More

Thank Ceriwalks
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We spent a lengthy amount of time in the Sheep and Wool Centre and purchased some souvenirs which is rare because most times we prefer to take photos and/or savour memories rather than "stuff"!

Thank dkb60
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Dave R
20 November 2015|
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Response from AOT1976 | Property representative |
Hello Dave, Thank you for your enquiry. Our centre is wheelchair accessible and we also have a wheelchair accessible bathroom. We are open from mid March until end October. Please advise if you are hoping to visit our... More