Can you tell your taffetas from your twills? At Whitchurch Silk Mill you’ll learn everything there is to know about silk weaving.
In operation since 1817, Whitchurch is now the oldest working silk mill in Britain. Today expert weavers create silks for film and TV productions, fashion houses and historic projects.
As well as watching the silk production, you’ll be able to explore the various exhibitions and displays on show before enjoying a bite to eat in the tearoom.
Complete your experience by embarking on the seven-mile circular Mill Trail. Imagine what the area used to be like back in the 19th century when silk production was a thriving industry. Along the way you will be able to soak up the scenic sights and mills along the River Test.
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