Our site at Elgin
When you come to visit our shopping village in Elgin, you can also take a free mill tour and relax in one of our two cafes.
The Mill in Elgin is the only mill in Scotland to transform raw cashmere from fibre to finished article. At our mill you can take a free guided mill tour of the manufacture process and explore our 216 year history in our visitor centre in the beautiful Courtyard setting, adjacent to the Mill Shop. Each season our design team create exciting collections of fabrics, knitwear and accessories for ladies and men as well as for the home. You can find a fantastic range of Johnstons cashmere, lambswool and tweed direct from our flagship mill. In May 2011 we opened a Home Interiors Room offering our latest home interiors fabric collection along with a wide selection of tweed fabrics; all supported with a dedicated interior design advisory service.
Heritage Centre & Mill Shop: Monday - Saturday: 9am-5:30pm, Sunday: 11am-5pm
Coffee Shop: Monday to Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4:30pm
Mill Tours: Book online by clicking here, or call 01343 554088
Wifi: Free & available within our Elgin Coffeeshop
Parking: Free customer parking
Our site at Hawick
Located in the beautiful Scottish Borders, on the banks of the river Teviot, stands Johnstons of Elgin’s Hawick mill. On 26th May 2012 we shall proudly open a state of the art Visitor Centre, Cafe & Retail Store at this site in Hawick. When you visit our site in Hawick you will be able to explore our interpretative centre which showcases multimedia educational exhibits, exploring the craftsmanship behind the process of cashmere manufacture, focusing on the fact that Johnstons of Elgin is the only Scottish, indeed UK, mill to carry out the entire manufacture process from fibre to finished garment.
Each season our design team create exciting collections of fabrics, knitwear and accessories for ladies and men as well as for the home. Within our Hawick retail store, which encompasses 3,600 sq feet of visitor/retail space, you can find a fantastic range of Johnstons knitwear, accessories, tweed products including cashmere and tweed jackets for mens and ladies, and a selection of fine baby & child cashmere clothing and accessories. Further to this you will be able to browse & purchase from our latest home interiors collection featuring fabric for upholstery and curtains.
Your visit would not be complete without taking in refreshments at our Cafe, which boasts a sumptuous menu focusing on fresh locally sourced foods with an emphasis on home baking.
Heritage Centre & Mill Shop: Monday - Saturday, 9am - 5:30pm
Cafe: Monday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm
Mill Tours: Coming soon - please call 01450 360 549
Wifi – Free & available within our Hawick Cafe
Parking – Free customer parking
At Johnstons of Elgin we are committed to do all we can to provide access for all. If you have any special requirements we encourage you to contact us and we will be able to discuss with you how we can help make your visit an enjoyable one.
We have wheelchair access to all public areas, this includes the tour of the mill. There are parking facilities located near the entrance of the building and lift access to upstairs departments in the Main Mill Shop. We also have adapted toilets available in the Main shop and Courtyard.
A written script of our mill tour is available and guide dogs and other recognized assistance dogs are permitted.
In the event that first aid assistance is required we also have first aid trained staff in all main areas of the Mill and Mill Shop.