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Cashmere. The finest and softest fibre in existence. The Mill in Elgin is the only mill in Scotland to transform cashmere from fibre to finished article. In 2008 we opened a stunning new 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 and your visit to Johnstons will not be complete without afternoon tea and a freshly made scone from our bright and airy coffee shop.
Heritage Centre & Mill Shop: Monday - Saturday: 9am-5:30pm, Sunday: 11am-5pm
Coffee Shop - Monday to Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4:30pm
Elgin is located in the north-east of Scotland, just under an hour from Inverness and slightly over an hour from Aberdeen. Please see below for our address and a useful map of Elgin.
FREE MILL TOUR
You can take a free guided tour of the entire manufacturing process with one of our Johnstons experienced tour guides. Watch for yourself as the cashmere is dyed, teased, carded, spun and hand finished by the latest generation of Elgin craftsmen. Tours are generally available 9:30-3:30pm Mon-Thurs & 9:30-11:30 Fri. Mill Tours are only available during mill working hours, and at certain times of the year the mill closes for necessary holiday & maintainance periods. Please always call us in advance on 01343 554088 to confirm availability of tours prior to your visit.
We have wheelchair access to all public areas, this includes the tour of the mills. We have adapted toilets available in the Main shop and Courtyard. Guide dogs and other recognized assistance dogs are admitted.
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