Important notice -

Please note The Wizard of Oz theatre has sold out at Houghton. We are hosting the same play on Friday 1st July at Willington Dovecote and Stables, near Bedford MK44 3PX. Tickets are still available via The Dovecote and Stable "What's on" webpage

Impressive working 18th-century watermill

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

What's on

Upcoming events

The Wizard of Oz

Sat 02 Jul 2016
Come and have a joyful, fun-filled picnic with your family while you watch this magical open air musical guaranteed to have you in stitches.

Bake and Taste event

Sat 09 Jul 2016
Enjoy sampling home baking using our award winning Stone ground wholemeal flour.

Heritage Open Day 2016: A Victorian Mill

Sat 10 Sep 2016
Free entry for everyone on Heritage open day. Come and meet some of the people who would have worked at Houghton Mill in Victorian times. The Mill will also be working, from 1pm until 4.30pm, using water power to produce stone ground flour.

Scone Baking Day

Sat 01 Oct 2016
Find out how we make our delicious scones using Houghton Mill stoneground wholemeal flour and have a go at making one yourself.
Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Things to see and do

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Places to stay

Picture of caravans at Houghton Mill

Camping at Houghton Mill 

Nestling on the banks of the River Great Ouse and with fantastic views of the historic working mill, our campsite offers a great place to park your caravan, motorhome or pitch your tent.

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Eating and shopping

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows


Wedding at Houghton Mill

Weddings at Houghton Mill 

Why not get married at Houghton Mill?

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows


Houghton Mill in Summer


Come and see the oldest working water mill on the River Great Ouse.

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Our work

Houghton Mill in summer

Our Work 

Find out more about our ongoing projects here at Houghton Mill

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Get involved

volunteer helping with child activites

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Find out how you can get involved.