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Notice: Lode Mill: Due to repairs to the sluice we are unable to run the mill at present. The Mill is open as normal but we are not be able to mill flour.

Jacobean-style house with gardens and a working watermill

A passion for tradition and impressing guests inspired one man to transform a run-down country house and desolate landscape.

At the age of 30, the future Lord Fairhaven began to create his first home. Wanting to inspire and surprise visitors, he created a spectacular garden with planting for all seasons and a cosy house in which to entertain. Life revolved around horse racing and shooting, and guests enjoyed 1930s luxury.

Inside: fine furnishings, books, paintings, silver and rare clocks give a feeling of opulence.

Outside: 46 hectares (114 acres) offer vibrant colour, delicious scents and the simple pleasures of nature.

National Mills weekend

Explore historic Lode Mill

Explore historic Lode Mill

Saturday 10 - Sunday 11 May, 11am - 4pm

Join us at Lode Mill as we take part in National Mills weekend to celebrate our milling heritage.

There will be tours of Lode Mill, bread and cake making demonstrations and children's art & craft activities.


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