FOXFORD Experience

About the event

Learn all about the Foxford story, beginning with the visionary woman who founded the Mill 130 years ago to provide employment and empower locals.  They will weave their way through the next 130 years with some interesting stories and a glimpse into how the famous throws are made, still to this day, in the mill.

The FOXFORD Experience, short tours take place daily Monday to Friday at 10.30 and 11.30 in the Mill in Foxford Co. Mayo.


Where is it taking place?

Providence Road,
Co. Mayo,

When is it taking place?

Monday to Friday, tours at 10:30am & 11:30am
No tours on Saturdays & Sundays

Please note there is no Foxford Experience ACM event on August 21st as previously published

Who is it suitable for?

All age groups.

Do you need to book?

Yes, booking is required. To book call +353 94 9256104 or email


Disability access with parking close by and ramps. Lift instore for upper floor and cafe and accessible toilet.
Cafe on first floor serving an artisan menu and homemade cakes and breads until 4pm each day.

Contact details

If you have any questions about this event, get in touch with +353 94 9256104 or email





Design & Crafts Council Ireland


All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding the event please contact the event organiser directly.

As COVID guidelines may change between now and the time of each event please check back for updated information, or contact the event organiser directly. Stay safe!

Event Details

Maker: Foxford

Starts: Aug 1

Ends: Aug 31

Discipline: Textile Making

Location: Mayo

Type: Studio Tour

Price: Free