Schools and Education
A visit to Coldharbour Mill brings to life the heart of the industrial revolution, stimulating and exciting young minds whatever the age.
Coldharbour Mill has an established and award winning Education programme that has proved to be a very rewarding and enjoyable experience for the many thousands of visiting children from schools, further and higher education establishments across the South West.
Choose from one of our award-winning education programmes or design your own visit to meet curriculum targets across a range of subjects including Science, Geography, Art, Maths, English and more.
Prices start from just £4 per student with supervising teachers receiving free entry.
Guided Tour of the Mill
|Experience the sights, sounds and smells of a working factory and find out about factory life, learn about yarn and textile production.|
Machines of the Imagination
Full or Half Day
|Practical music-making with a difference! - using the sounds of the Mill's machines as inspiration.|
Materials & Fibres (KS 1-2)
|Hands-on experience of spinning and weaving by hand, as was done in Medieval and Tudor times.|
Textile Technology (KS 3-4)
|Run by experienced weavers and spinners this hands-on experience helps students to understand what goes into making yarn cloth and carpet.|
|Experience the realities of factory life for child workers in the 19th century with Mr Robson the factory foreman.|
Design your own Visit
|Tailor your visit to suit your lesson plans|
Contact us for more information or to have an informal chat.