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Lake District and Cumbria Mills MILLS

Eskdale Mill
Heron Corn Mill

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Eskdale Mill can be found in Eskdale Valley, with the mill dating back to the 16th-Century. You will discover two [2] waterwheels with a exhibition on the local life, a picnic area and a woodland walk to complete the day.

Location - Boot near Ravenglass

Telephone Eskdale Mill +44 (0) 19467 23335

Open from Easter 2008


Heron Corn Mill - Restored working 18th C water driven corn mill with 14ft overshot water wheel. Lowder type mill with four pairs of stones. All machinery driven by the waterwheel. Small auxillary water wheel drives a generator originally used to provide lighting for the mill. Hydro=power turbine being installed during Spring 2008. There will be limited access to the site during 2008 season. However, we will be open Tues-Friday and Bank Holiday weekends until August. There will be displays in the Mill (ground floor only) The displays feature working drawings, plans and feasibility studies for all site development. Come and talk to our volunteers and staff about the exciting new changes coming to later this year to Heron Corn Mill!
Events, activities and schools programme in from Summer 2008. Contact Community & Education Tutor Kate Davis for more information - [email protected]

Please note: New telephone number: 015395 64271

[email protected]

Key artists and exhibits :

Manchester-based Artist in Residence Nick Crowe is creating a new artwork for the barn floor at Heron Corn Mill. This will be in place from Summer 2008. For more information on this project, please contact Arts Project Leader Dan Gibson - [email protected]

General Information :
Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
Pre-booking service for groups
Information point provided
Parking for coaches
Volunteer guides for 2008.

Disability Access :
Wheelchair access to some public areas - mill restoration begins from Summer 2008.

It is advisable to contact Heron Corn Mill prior to your visit in 2008 as the site will have limited access due to re-development.

Tel: 015395 64271 - Audrey Steeley, Manager


Further information and details on opening times, costs and facilities please contact or visit web site.

Location Mill Lane, Beetham near Milnthorpe LA7 7PQ Cumbria

Telephone HERON CORN MILL +44 [0] 15395 64271

Fax: Heron Corn Mill +44 [0] 1539 565033

Email Heron Mill

Heron Corn Mill

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