Axminster Carpets British Made

As Britain’s oldest and most famous carpet designer and manufacturer, there’s over 250 years of craftsmanship and tradition woven into every Axminster carpet. A genuine Axminster carpet is the epitome of luxury, having graced the floors of royal residences, stately homes, and the finest hotels around the world.

As the inventor of the modern day woven carpet Axminster Carpets, holder of a Royal Warrant, was founded in 1755 by Thomas Whitty, the creator of the now famous Axminster Weave.

With the highest definition traditional looms in the world, the highly skilled team continue to offer the finest carpet from its base in Axminster, Devon. Many of the employees are second, third and fourth generation family members and the business, which also sources natural British wool, is important to the local community.

Axminster Carpets proudly offers a bespoke design and weave service alongside customisable and woven to order offerings.

The True Authentic in British carpet weaving. Beautiful British manufacturing.


Britain’s oldest, best known and most prestigious carpet designer and manufacturer.

Axminster believe in using the finest natural materials. Their carpets are made from wool or wool mix, and the backing is cotton and jute.

Axminster are against adding chemical treatments to their carpets, so instead offer a 5-year guarantee against damage caused by moths.


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