Bourne Mill

Important notice -

Bourne Mill is open to visitors on selected days through April - October for Guided Experiences. You need to book your visit in advance for our Guided Experience days.

Picturesque watermill with working waterwheel.

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What's on

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Please note you need to book tickets to visit Bourne Mill.

Upcoming events

Bourne Valley Crafters' Fair

Sat 17 Sep 2022
Bourne Mill, will once again, be housing at least a dozen different craft stalls. The Bourne Valley Crafters and invited guest crafters can't wait to see you again.
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Things to see and do

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Unpick the history of Bourne Mill

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Our work

A colourful selection of felted creations, including flowers, fish and other wildlife inspired by the Bourne Narratives Project

Bourne Narratives 

Discover the new 'Bourne Narratives' display on your next visit to Bourne Mill. In partnership with Essex Cultural Diversity Project and local artists Nicola Burrell and Lisa Temple-Cox, 'Bourne Narratives' celebrates the beauty and ecological diversity of Bourne Mill through a felted map, created by local community groups.

View of Bourne Mill showing the lucum

Our work at Bourne Mill 

Repairing the water wheel and maintaining the stonework are just two of our ongoing tasks. Find out more about the work we do to care for the mill.

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A young girl writes carefully with a quill onto paper

Schemes of Lessons at Bourne Mill 

Bourne Mill is the perfect setting for school groups to cover many areas of the curriculum. We have started by focusing on KS2 but know that our site can cover all ages and aid teachers in reaching attainment targets.

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