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We beg to inform our friends that you can now also visit us at:

100 High Street, Witney OX28 6HL

Tel: 01993 706408 / 0779 3007 856

The Witney Blanket Hall Shop & Pie-shop are OPEN

on Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10am to 5pm,

& on Sundays from 10am to 4pm (Closed on Mondays)


The Pie-shop offers its famous pies, as well as various platters,

tea, coffee, cakes & biscuits. And always Blanket Hall beer & wine.


Tours of The Blanket Hall are usually available at some time during the Hours above. The Hall can also be open at other

Times by arrangement, and is often available for Hire by

Companies & Societies. Please enquire at The Hall.


A Shorter History of the Hall

WITNEY BLANKET HALL was built in 1721 by the Company of Blanket Makers. For over 120 years, every Blanket woven in the town came to the Hall to be weighed & measured, and upstairs in the Great Room the Company set the Rules for the Trade.

After 1845 the New Mills established their own measuring, and the redundant Blanket Hall became variously a Brewery, Lemonade Factory, Engineering Shop, Office of births marriages & deaths, Dancing School, & latterly, a distinctive gentleman’s House.

During most of its History, the Hall was also where many of the town’s Public Meetings took place, the death of Kings solemnly commemorated, & the birth of Princes celebrated with great Feasts. In the 18th century, the Hall housed the town’s Fire Pump.

The Blanket Hall has re-opened its doors on the High Street to reveal this illustrious Past, & to offer our woollen blankets and throws, fine coffee, excellent pies and Assemblies, both commercial and cultural.

Visitor, you are Welcome.


Woollen Blankets & Throws, Coffee,

Pies, & Assemblies since 1721.


Three splendid woollen coats standing in the entrance lobby at Cotswold Woollen Weavers Three splendid woollen coats standing in the entrance lobby at Cotswold Woollen Weavers