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Working water mill in lovely grounds.

Part of the Dunster Castle grounds, set amongst the lovely castle gardens. Various places you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Coulsdon, United Kingdom
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ancient water mill working grinding flour

It is a while since I have been here but if you are interested in how a watermill looks and works... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Toby D
Devon, United Kingdom
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7 Mill Lane, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SW, England
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All reviews working water mill muesli working order shop attached milled flour bread maker viewing platform water wheel for sale well worth a visit lovely area castle visit old mill lovely walk beautiful location castle grounds knowledgeable staff
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Part of the Dunster Castle grounds, set amongst the lovely castle gardens. Various places you can park nearby. Short walk from Dunster high street.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 341deannep
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a while since I have been here but if you are interested in how a watermill looks and works then it is so well worth a visit, interesting history too

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Toby D
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Went here on the evening of dunster by candlelight. Very friendly welcome and great to hear all about the watermill. Very knowledgeable staff and very well maintained. Will be going back in the summer

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paul d
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location. Lots to see and learn about. I love the flour suvinear we bought to remind us of our trip to Dunster.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LouieAB
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the visit with a quaint little gift shop. Well preserved and knowledgable staff. Lovely scenic walk down from the castle too!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TNel123
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

To be honest with a two and a half year old in tow one doesn't get the best out of such attractions, having said that one never knows what will capture his imagination, here it was the water and all the handles and levers making...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank RichardG247
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Very educational and an amazing insight into years past. National Trust at its best. Amazing how to see the way that cereals are ground and what they are used for. The flour sold was reasonably priced. Quirky tea room, but even if they get it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Trebrivanman
Reviewed October 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandie A
Reviewed September 30, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marecia E
Reviewed September 27, 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlexTheJock
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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
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!