Dunster Working Watermill

Dunster Working Watermill


The mill was restored in 1979 and is fully operational. It is a stone building with twin overshot waterwheels, thought to date from the late 17th century. The mill is owned and now managed by the National Trust. Tearoom adjacent, similar hours.


Grid reference:

SS 991 433

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The mill is accessed on foot from Dunster Castle car park. There is no parking at the mill itself.


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Opening Times:

Daily, Early March to end October, 10.00-17.00. For dates go to web site.

National Mills Weekend opening times:

Saturday & Sunday, 10.00-17.00. Saturday 12th May we'll be milling freshly ground wholemeal flour from 11am until around 3 pm. We'll also be giving regular mill tours and interactive quern demonstrations throughout the day. On Sunday 13th May, although we won't be milling, we will be running both waterwheels, giving tours and interactive quern demonstrations. Normal castle admission charges will apply.