Helmshore Mills Textile Museum 2024

Nestled in a stunning rural location, the museum consists of two historic working mills: Higher Mill a wool-fulling mill and Whitaker Mill a cotton mill. Explore the site to learn about an industry that shaped local Lancashire lives and the industrial heritage of Britain.


Operator: Lancashire County Council

Address: Holcombe Road Helmshore Rossendale Lancashire BB4 4NP

  • Telephone: 01706 226 459
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

28 Mar-3 Nov Thu-Sun 1100-1600. Visit website for more details for the season.


  • By Bus: X41
  • By Rail: Rawtenstall (ELR) / 3 miles


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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