Shalford Mill

Shalford Mill

Things to see and do

Shalford Mill river view

The mill inside and out 

Discover a mill that is evocative of a bygone era, showing a vital part of village life, and unearthing characters from the past in the process.

Upcoming events

Cadbury Easter nature table top quiz

Sat 31 Mar 2018
Identify natural things on our nature table and claim a Cadbury's Easter egg prize.

Meet the Millers

Wed 04 Apr 2018

Try geocaching

Sun 08 Apr 2018
With lots of caches hidden around the Mill, why not try your hand at geocaching? You can borrow our GPS devices or use your phone, and follow a 2 mile circular walk. £2 for trail

Gunpowder walk

Sun 22 Apr 2018
Join a circular guided walk to, and tour of, the old gunpowder mills at Chilworth.

National Mills weekend

Sun 13 May 2018
We're celebrating vintage power for milling this year, and you can discover more about the Real Bread Campaign This is an annual event organised by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)
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Get involved

Volunteers sitting out beside the river

Join the team 

Fancy playing your part to keep an 18th century water mill open for the public to enjoy? Shalford Mill is always on the lookout for interested people to volunteer at the property.

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Ferguson's Gang members Shot Biddy, Kate O’Brien and Bill Stickers enjoying a picnic, 1935

Ferguson's gang 

Ferguson’s Gang was formed in 1927 with five core members, all of whom were women. Their aim was to raise awareness of the need to protect rural areas and they supported the organisation they considered to be the most dedicated to preserving England’s heritage: the National Trust.