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SO worth a visit!

We visited the mill today and left with two bags of gorgeous woven products, including the softest... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
caberwife
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Ottawa, Canada
A hidden gem

To visit call the Mill and arrange a suitable time, which was very easy. Having driven 3km off road... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Anna M
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London, United Kingdom
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We are a weaving mill and showroom set on the banks of the Rio Genal near Gaucin. We use 19th century shuttle looms to make our unique range of products using only fine quality natural fibres including lambswool, alpaca, silk and cashmere. From a...more
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

We visited the mill today and left with two bags of gorgeous woven products, including the softest cashmere blanket! Ahhhh! I managed to finish up all my gift shopping here. This is not your usual ticky-tacky tourist crap; these are items that will be kept...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

To visit call the Mill and arrange a suitable time, which was very easy. Having driven 3km off road down a really beautiful track we found Dawn and Paul's Mill. We then were given a very educational tour of the Mill. Incredible to see such...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We found the leaflets for Lanas del Rio in the property we have rented for the week and as the leaflets says to ring and request a visit this is what we did. Paul and Dawn were very welcoming offering us tea on arrival. It...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 22saunders
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had a wonderful visit to Lanas Del Rio, it was fascinating to learn the process of weaving and we enjoyed watching the old machinery working. Paul and Dawn produce wonderful products.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank TanzaniaTraveller
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The visit to the mill was fascinating and educational. I am interested in machinery and I was not disappointed! Dawn and Paul made us very welcome and Paul and I had a long conversation about machinery. I must say at this point that the woven...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Les P
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I have been studying this river for many years, it is one of the most important in Spain for dragonflies. Along this idyllic and unspoilt valley sits the molino tapanero and the wonderful Paul and Dawn. We last visited isited in October. The mill is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get to see the loom working, and Paul was very interesting and knowledgeable on the processes and machines involved. We loved all of his anecdotes and titbits about the old factories, and how he came to be running a Yorkshire...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank alpal99
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Having spotted some of their products in a shop in Gaucin, I did some searching and found we could visit Lanas del Rio - we were amazed to find all the equipment required to produce high quality woollens, which had been shipped out piece by...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Paul and Dawn are fantastically nice and welcoming, and their passion and pride for what they do shines through from the moment they introduce themselves. Paul gave us a fantastic tour of the mill, showed us how the looms work, and Dawn spent a great...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank ScotFiddler
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I recommend that anyone who finds themselves in the Ronda area pay a visit to this fascinating mill; the journey alone takes you through fabulous scenery. Paul and his wife Dawn couldn't be friendlier or more welcoming and the quality of their blankets, scarves, etc....More

Date of experience: May 2015
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