Visit the last remaining Irish Linen weaver – Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen
A visit to Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen offers visitors a rare opportunity to see Irish Linen at its various stages of production. These include design, weaving, specialist cutting, hemming and ornamenting.
In our beautiful Linen Centre you can learn about the rich history of Irish Linen. We also offer a tour around the factory where you can see the actual production of our linens-sewer’s busy finishing unique tablecloths, weavers mastering the art of weaving and the thoughtful packaging process. Our knowledgeable tour guide will bring you closer the real history of Irish Linen.
Please book a tour in advanced via email or call our factory and ask for Nigel Spiers.
To view a demonstration click here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHfwM6lOTZY
The Linen Centre also offers a unique shopping opportunity with a whole collection of lovely linen products you can choose from- tablecloths, bedsheets, handkerchiefs and more!
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.
Opening times:Linen Centre Opening Hours
• Monday - Thursday 9am - 4.30pm
• Friday 9am - 12.15pm
Please note that we are closed on the dates listed below:
21 April - 25 April 2014
25 August 2014
15 September - 19 September 2014
23 December - 02 January 2015
Location / Directions
You can find our factory and our Linen Centre on 54 Scarva Road, Banbridge.
From the A1 to Newry head southwest toward Rathfriland Road. Then turn left onto Rathfriland Road. Drive through the first roundabout. Cross the main road in the town centre. Drive straight on (pass Centra and the Primary School.)
Ferguson Irish Linen is situated on the left.
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