Things to see & do

Take in the magnificence of the mill

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Family quiz trail

Start at the Blacksmith’s and follow a family trail through the workshops to have fun learning about the history of the mill. There’s a prize at the end for all children. Just ask at reception.


Picnic in the meadow, play in the stream, learn about life at the mill in earlier times, or climb up to the stone floor to have a turn - so to speak - milling grain at the hand quern.

Don't miss

  • Soak up the mill's tranquillity and timelessness
  • Listen to the waterwheel turn from both inside and outside the Mill
  • Stroll beside the Morden stream to the quay or the weir
  • Learn about our leat and hydro-electric scheme
  • Visit our resident artisan potter and traditional chairmaker
  • Imagine using the traditional tools displayed throughout the mill
  • Buy a bag of Cotehele-milled flour
Mati Hari the dog is ready for her visit to the mill © Sally Newton

Mati Hari the dog is ready for her visit to the mill

Dogs welcome here

We welcome dogs on leads throughout our workshops and outbuildings. Please don't bring them into the mill building itself because we produce flour and bake in there. Most of our visitors take turns to wait with their dog - there's a bench just outside - but there are plenty of other nice places to visit together. We provide water bowls for your pup and a poo bin is near the bridge about 100 metres away.