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Essex, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire

Bourne Mill

Picturesque watermill with working waterwheel.

Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RT

View across the pond of Bourne Mill, Essex

Important notice

Next open on Saturdays during school holiday, 20 July to 31 August, 11:00 - 4:00. £6 / £3 / £15 family / £9 single parent family. NT members free. Picnics and dogs welcome, refreshments available. NB No parking onsite or in nearby roads.

Planning your visit

A pair of people sit at a table, talking to each other and laughing while they participate in a blossom origami craft activity.

Events at Bourne Mill 

Search our upcoming events, from seasonal trails to community open days.

A girl writes with a quill pen in the Schoolroom at the Apprentice House at Quarry Bank Mill

School visits to Bourne Mill 

Plan your school visit to explore the wildlife, history and culture of this historic site with our lesson ideas and resources.

View across the pond of Bourne Mill, Essex

Visiting Bourne Mill with your dog 

Dogs on leads are welcome at Bourne Mill. This article explains where your dogs can and can't go, the facilities we provide for them and our Canine Code.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland


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