Millers & Merchants Tour
Thu, 27th February, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on 19th February 2020 at 10:00am
A fun and informative self drive day tour, including luxury lunch, character entertainment and a visit to a working lace mill.
Starting at Dalgarven Mill, you will have a chance to view the local collection and view the fine examples of Ayrshire handmade lace.
Then onto Lamlash House in Newmilns where you will transported back to 1901. You will meet Mr Robert Carmichael Mitchell and his house servant Annie Currie who will inform you of events that took place in Lamlash House in 1901. You will have time to view this exceptional Victorian listed building which has been restored in fine detail.
Then onto Morton Young & Borland Textiles (MYB) to view the lace manufacture on lace looms of 100 years old. MYB have produced authentic lace items for over 50 films and TV dramas from Harry Potter to Call the Midwife. All visitors will be given 30% off of any product from the MYB shop or order on the day of the visit.
The day trip offers a fascinating glimpse into the textile production in Ayrshire and highlights the life of Merchants and manual workers.