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Barry Mill

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Barry Village, Carnoustie DD7 7RJ, Scotland
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Visit this charming rustic beauty of a forerunner to the Industrial revolution. The rural corn mill, still run today by the gentle flow of Barry Burn, was the ancestor to today's food preparation processes and a myriad of complex technologies that sprung from simple water-wheels, gears, pulleys and belts. Enjoy the tranquility of this renewable and sustainable approach to work & food in bygone days. Listen to the splash of the wheel and the rumble of the mechanics as the building shakes itself into life. Tours explaining the significance of these mills and telling some of the tales and stories of those that worked in and around these hubs of community are offered and bookings can be made to see flour being ground.
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Barry Village, Carnoustie DD7 7RJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Living in Carnoustie when the NTS took over this site I visited and had not been back until this year - how it has 'grown' - very impressed and happy to see the mill, the apple trees etc. are being well cared for.

Thank Jay63
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Had a very informed tour and demonstration of this lovely old water mill by miller Ciaran Quigley .The mill and its machinery are an insite into how things over 200 years old have stood the test of time with some interesting 'graffiti' on the woodwork...More

Thank ianbee2015
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We visited Barry Mill, having recently joined National Trust for Scotland. We found the visit to be very interesting and most informative . A special mention to the Professionalism of the Tour Guide ( Jo ) who put us all a ease during the walk...More

1  Thank Billdoc-Aberdeen
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Barry Mill, having joined National Trust for Scotland. Very interesting and the guide was very informative. It was a surprise to see the water wheel working. Thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent there. There are also a couple of short walks within the...More

1  Thank Bumby2015
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Visited the Mill whilst on a weekend visit to relations in Fife. Very interesting, the lady who showed us round could not have been more helpful and knowledgeable, it is well worth making an effort to visit.

1  Thank keithnorton1911
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely little Mill tucked away in the countryside. We had the option of a guided tour or roam free. There was a trail for the kids, which they loved. It made it easier for my husband and I to have a proper look around. There...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We visited on a Sunday and, by chance, that is the day when the mill can be seen working. Joanna, our guide, talked us through the way the mill works with huge enthusiasm. The miller wasn't there so we didn't actually see grain being milled...More

1  Thank harmless_drudge
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, small gift shop ranging from adult to pocket money items. Lots of parking and picnic benches. Option of a tour, or a wander about at your own pace. The mouse hunt to keep the kids occupied is a good idea. Stairs fairly sturdy...More

1  Thank Afboarei
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting with fabulous gift shop and lovely helpful staff who provided a guided tour and information to us and our inquisitive young boys. Really enjoyed our short visit, would like to come again and walk along the river.

2  Thank Claire B
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Returned here after first visiting two years ago. Was pleased to note the property manager and miller was still there two years later. He really knows the mill inside out and is a very interesting man to chat to. We were lucky again to see...More

1  Thank walkmanFife
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marealdundonian
4 October 2015|
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Response from Ciaran Q | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your enquiry. Yes, 2 of the 3 floors inside the mill are accessible to wheelchairs. We do have toilet facilities which are wheelahair accessible too. Please let us know if you any other queries. More... More
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