Shepshed Watermill

Shepshed Watermill


An early 19th century brick-built 3-storey watermill, restored in 1999. A 17-ft diameter high breast wheel drives 4 pairs of millstones through two lineshafts, and a sawbench in an outbuilding. Last worked 1939. Restoration continues. Mills flour for demonstration only. Tea room on open days.


Grid reference:

SK 486 207

Town/city: Shepshed
OS sheet:


Postcode: LE12 9RP
Geocode: @52.7791189, -1.2865814 Open in Map

On the Hathern road about 1 mile NE of Shepshed town centre, just past the M1 overbridge.


Name: Mr Neil McHugh
Phone: 07525715205

Opening Times:

One Sunday each month June to September. 11.30 – 16.30 (see web site for dates). Group bookings taken between May & September.

National Mills Weekend opening times:

Sunday 13th May, 11.30 - 16.30