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Working Water Mill

There cannot be many double overshot water wheels in preservation that are still in full working... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sandie A
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Brixham
Beautifully preserved treasure

I've never seen such a wonderful piece of history, with many interesting items. The mill leads out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AlexTheJock
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Wigston, United Kingdom
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7 Mill Lane, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There cannot be many double overshot water wheels in preservation that are still in full working order like those at Dunster. Fascinating to watch the process and learn the history - together with a very interesting collection of old implements - both mill related and...More

Thank Sandie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A long steep walk to get to this, on roads with cars passing. The waterwheel was getting fixed so we did not see it in action. The walk from here to the castle in the gardens is stunning. No good if you have mobility issues...More

Thank Marecia E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've never seen such a wonderful piece of history, with many interesting items. The mill leads out onto beautiful gardens running up to the castle.

Thank AlexTheJock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great working mill, with 2 water wheels. Flour ground on site to make the scones and bread. Very interesting and knowledgeable staff. Have tea in the mill tea rooms!

Thank dcmhes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well maintained and interesting to see. Nice to see but as part of the experience of visiting Dunster castle and walking around the gardens

Thank zomersetguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this working mill they open at 10am but they don't start the watermill up till 11am but you can still look around it that first hour but go back after 11am and see it working. You can buy there own milled flour in...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Milling on the 1st friday of the month, or every friday if demand requires. Very friendly miller. The flour is excellant and make very good bread, but can also be used for pastry and cakes.The grain used is organic The mill is unusual as it...More

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed September 10, 2018

It was interesting to see a Mill working. Very good condition. It is not very big so we didnt spend alot of time here, but worth visiting when you visit Dunster Castle.

Thank jenjojam
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Enthusiastic staff in the mill showing you the way things worked. Dogs allowed in which is good. They produce flour and you can buy some if you want. Good to see everything well maintained and working. Lovely area. Part of Dunster Castle.

Thank Helen-9999
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We walked to the Mill while visiting Dunster Castle. The mill has been well looked after and you can see all the mechanisms working. There's also a display of all the old machinery that used to be used. A very interesting visit.

Thank Jenny P
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jane o
August 27, 2018|
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Response from Sandra G | Reviewed this property |
The National Trust car park is nearer the watermill
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shirleybedington
May 24, 2017|
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Response from Derek M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, been away, but it is free to members and well worth the trip, especially the twin working water wheels!
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