The Ropery is a working museum, rope is still produced commercially by the Trust’s rope making company, Master Ropemakers Ltd. The machinery, much of which was commissioned in 1854 needs repairing from time to time.
Chris Jones Head of Shipkeeping & Heritage Engineering talks about the behind the scenes work that keeps these historic machines running.
Time: 11am and 2pm
Booking: Please book upon arrival at Plan Your Visit – Included in your annual ticket
Meeting point: Outside the ropery shop