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Eskdale Mill Eskdale Mill Lake District National Park, Boot, Eskdale CA19 1TG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's challenging to find and there is no on site car parking. That's the end of the negatives. The mill has been superbly restored with the minimum of visible intrusion on its ancient machinery. There is the fashionable video introduction, which I personally can take...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Apintofbitter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a while since we have been here but the restoration is great, No flour being milled yet due to very complex regulations. very interesting visit and folks very knowledgeable

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank martingduke
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Well presented and the staff and volunteers were pleasant and well informed. The mill has two working wheels with a 3rd more modern wheel used for producing up to 3kw of electricity. It is slightly out of keeping but a good...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Stephen H
Reviewed July 7, 2019

Located in Boot this is a wonderful attraction and we really enjoyed exploring the old corn mill. There were plenty of old artefacts to see and boards to read to imagine how life used to be. The water wheel was amazing and it’s great to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Elaine G
Reviewed July 5, 2019

We visited Eskdale mill recently, very shortly after its reopening. We were amazed by the wealth of historical artefacts, even without the mill itself. But the mill itself was totally fascinating - lovingly restored and presented by enthusiastic volunteers- a real trip back in history....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 22, 2019

All the ingredients for an extremely interesting attraction but still being developed. An old mill together with various displays of the early days of the mill, all in a superbly beautiful Cumbrian valley will be an attraction not to be missed yet still some way...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

Have used this mill for decades taking school parties to learn about history of the area. Presently closed for refurbishment. It’s an excellent resource connecting us to the time when people were more connected to the land. A very good example of man in harmony...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David L
Reviewed November 7, 2017

We took our children who loved this hands on interactive ancient working water Mill. The volunteer guides could not have been nicer or more eager to answer queries and allow them to try out genuine antique & historic equipment including, clay pipes, mill tools, stones,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tourjours
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Limited opening times so check before making a trip here. Visit around was interesting and clearly people with a passion are trying to offer a great experience.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PaulBirmingham91
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Looks pretty from the outside and can see the wheel from the road, from reviews I've seen may be interesting to go back

Date of experience: August 2017
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