Welcome to our world of wool, the natural fibre for warmth and comfort, renowned the world over for its durability and long lasting looks.

Please feel free to browse our website and view our range of quality woollen products, manufactured using only traditional weaving methods. We also invite you to find out more about who we are, our history and how we manufacture our goods.

“All of our products are manufactured in Wales, using only traditional weaving methods.”

About Us

The Elvet Woollen Mill is a privately owned business, set in the heart of rural West Wales on the banks of the River Duad, with a history dating back over 130 years. Today, the Mill is owned and run by Michael Tolputt and its continued existence is due to his versatility and ability to suit market trends.

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Where We Are

Elvet Woollen Mill is located in the heart of rural West Wales, in the village of Cynwyl Elfed, some seven miles north of Carmarthen, easily accessed via the M4 westbound from Cardiff.

Elvet Woollen Mill
Cynwyl Elfed
SA33 6TS

Telephone: +44 (0)1267 281336

We are a working mill. Unfortunately, we do not operate retail premises or have an on-site shop. We are not open to the public. Traders will be seen by appointment only. Please call in advance to arrange an appointment. Visitors without a pre-arranged appointment may be turned away.

Our History

The building at Cynwyl Elfed, which was originally a tannery of unknown age, was converted into a woollen mill in 1880.


It has been known by a variety of names including Ffactri Lleine, Melin Dolwerdd, Factri Cynwyl, Greenmeadow Mill and today Elvet Woollen Mill or Melin Wlan Elfed.

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Contact Us

Thank you for taking the time to view our website.

If you would like to get in touch with us, please call us on +44 (0)1267 281336.