February half term at Stainsby Mill

Family at Stainsby Mill

Explore the historic water mill at Stainsby this February half term and join in with activities for all the family.

Miller's Mice Trail

Explore every nook and cranny of the historic water mill by following the Miller's Mice Trail. See if you can find all the different mice and see what you discover on your route.

Watch the water wheel turn

A traditional 19th-century water mill that still works to this day, watch the water wheel rotate, listen to the water and discover the original mill stones. See what life was like as a Victorian miller and watch the videos of their stories.

The mill at stainsby
The mill at stainsby
The mill at stainsby


Bring your wellies

With lots of Derbyshire countryside surrounding the mill and the ponds to walk around, don't forget to bring your wellies and go splashing in the puddles. The ponds are just a short walk away, dogs on leads are welcome.

Reconnect with nature
Girl in wellies splashing in puddle
Reconnect with nature