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Visit Us

Visit Us

We are open Monday-Friday throughout the year, from 9.30am-5.30pm.

From July-September, we are open Monday-Sunday, with reduced opening hours on Sunday: 2.00pm – 5.30pm.

Parking and entry to the mill is free.

Our tearoom is open till 4.45pm, with a selection of drinks and home made cakes on offer.

We hope to see you soon!

By Car

  • Located one mile from the village of Solva.
  • Follow the brown Tourist Information signs from the A487 between Solva and St Davids, or Croesgoch and St Davids; or take the turning up the valley at the bridge in Lower Solva: the Mill is one mile along the valley.
  • Sat Nav users be aware the postcode SA62 6XD will not bring you directly to the woollen mill.

By Bus

  • There is no bus stop at Solva Woollen Mill. However the closest bus stop is located in Lower Solva. The Mill is a one mile walk along Prendergast Lane (next to the Cambrian Pub) from the bus stop.

By Bicycle/Walking

  • The Ordnance Survey Grid Reference for Solva Woollen Mill is SM805259.

 

Access Statement

Solva Woollen Mill welcomes all visitors to explore our mill, Pembrokeshire’s oldest working woollen mill. We understand that each person’s needs are different, and have developed this Access Statement to make your visit to our mill, tearoom and shop as enjoyable as possible.

 On Arrival

  • Solva Woollen Mill is one mile along the valley from the village of Solva.
  • Parking is free for all visitors.
  • The car park has a gravel top surface.
  • The mill can be reached over a flat footbridge across the river, from the car park. There is a small ramp onto and off the bridge.
  • Disabled car parking is located close behind the mill. Access to this is along the drive next to the Corn Mill cottage. This is signposted from Middle Mill.

 The Mill

  • The Mill is entirely step-free from the car park, throughout the outdoor areas, and inside the mill buildings.
  • There is a flat stone paved path, leading from the footbridge to the door of the weaving shed and continues to the entrance of the shop.
  • The doors are not automated; if assistance is required staff will be happy to help.
  • The Mill is entirely on ground level and has a hard slate floor.
  • Free entry.
  • The tea room is mostly flat, with a small ramp leading up to the tearoom counter. The rest of the shop and tearoom is level.
  • There is ample room in the shop for a wheelchair to turn and manoeuvre.
  • Our tearoom provides seating, with a selection of drinks and cakes on offer.
  • Any allergies must be highlighted to staff who will (if possible) direct you to allergen free products.
  • Tearoom tables and chairs are wooden. There is also a soft leather sofa (low seating).
  • The weaving shed, although accessible to all visitors, is a working area. It can be very noisy and dangerous so care should be taken when visiting this area.
  • The weaving shed is flat throughout with a concrete floor.
  • The shop and tearoom are well lit. However part of the weaving shed is quite dark.
  • If assistance is required, our staff will be happy to help.

 

        

Customer Toilet

  • Unisex toilet located outside at the rear of the building.
  • At ground level, with step free access up a gentle ramp.
  • Access via a gravel path.
  • There is concrete flooring in the toilets.

Other Information

  • All dogs on leads (including assistance dogs) are welcome inside the mill, and water is available for dogs.
  • Free wi-fi is available to customers.
  • Outdoor seating on wooden picnic tables is available by the water wheel. Access via a gravel path and tables are on woodchips.
  • We currently do not have any Braille or tactile signage.

Future Plans

  • We are currently in the process of planning and rebuilding our customer toilet.

 Contact Us

  • We are always looking for ways to improve the service we provide to our visitors. Please contact us if you have any comments or queries about your visit to the Mill or this access statement.

 

 

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