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18th-century watermill with well-preserved machinery
The mill is a ‘living’ place where the graffitied, lime-washed walls and the ancient hessian sacks mingle with the smell of the timbers and tallow. A lucky survivor, it tells the story of the decline of traditional village work and life.
Although the machinery no longer works, you can feel the evocative stories of the past in the very fabric of the mill. Our guides will tell you about the wonderful story of the Ferguson Gang, a tale of eccentric girls from the 1930s, determined to save the fabric of England for the future.
When you visit, you'll also be able to buy Shalford Mill flour bagged by our friends, Imbhams Farm Granary.
Celebrate the harvest in song
Sunday 27 September
The fabulous VOX Community Choir will sing a medley of country songs for us at 12.30 and 2.00 . Bring a garden chair and enjoy this uplifting gig and beautiful venue.
Normal admission applies.
Autumn walks with cake
Wednesday 7, 14 and 21 October 2.00 to 4.00 pm
Enjoy fabulous circular walks from the mill, returning to the mill for tea and cake.
Normal admission applies plus £2 for the walk with tea and cake.
Wednesday 28 October 11.00am to 4.00pm
Find your way to the roof in the mill and gasp at the horrible and nasty things you find. Dressing up encouraged.
Normal admission applies plus £1 for children's trail.