Outhwaite Ropemakers

K n o t     t o     b e     m i s s e d     s i n c e     1905

Escorted visits

How to book

These, if required, last approximately an hour and include:


  • Watching ropes made by the traditional method.


  • Viewing the ropeworks video.

  • A tour of the factory and shop.

  1. YOU TELEPHONE to check that your preferred time and date is available.


  2. WE MAKE a provisional booking, following your telephone call.


  3. YOU COMPLETE AND RETURN the booking form.


  4. WE ACKNOWLEDGE and confirm your booking in writing and send you a sketch map of Hawes and our location, including suggested parking areas, with a work sheet (photocopiable) if required.

How to pay

£3.50 per person, paid on arrival the day of the visit . Cheques, credit cards or cash (for which a receipt will be given) are all acceptable; cheques should be made payable to Outhwaites Ltd.

We are always pleased to help if you need any further information.


P.S. WHEN PLANNING TRAVEL please allow approximately 1 hour's driving time from either the A1 or the M6 to reach Hawes. There is car and coach parking in the Old Station car park (adjacent to our premises).