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National Mills Weekend at Bateman’s Park Mill 

Join in the National Mills Weekend celebrations at working water mill, Bateman’s Park Mill.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join in the National Mills Weekend celebrations at Bateman’s Park Mill, one of the only working water mills in the area. Park Mill was beloved by Kipling and features in stories he wrote at Bateman's. Watch milling in action and meet our friendly guides to learn more about its history. Pick up a re-printed Park Mill guide for a £2 donation. Sunday 12th May 2pm–3pm. Our Millers will be milling grain from 2pm.

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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for all ages.

Meeting point

Meet by Park Mill at the end of the Wild Garden.

What to bring and wear

Please come dressed for the weather.

Accessibility

The watermill is located at the bottom of the garden. There are three steps down to cross a small bridge and then a further four steps to enter the doorway to the mill. There are steep wooden steps up to the first floor. The lighting is mostly LED. Seating is available. Please see the access pages at www.nationaltrust.org.uk/batemans for further information.

Other

Please note that we do not sell the flour milled at Bateman's Park Mill.

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