We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Amazing historic mill - wonderful guided tour

We took our children who loved this hands on interactive ancient working water Mill. The volunteer... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Tourjours
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
History lesson

We visited on a lovely afternoon and it was well worth it. We were greeted and escorted by a very... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Sue d
,
Coventry, United Kingdom
Read all 61 reviews
26
All photos (26)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
15°
10°
Sep
12°
Oct
Nov
Contact
Eskdale Mill Eskdale Mill Lake District National Park, Boot, Eskdale CA19 1TG, England
Website
+44 19467 23335
Call
Reviews (61)
Filter reviews
61 results
Traveller rating
40
13
5
1
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
40
13
5
1
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshidden gemhealth and safetyworking water millbeautiful locationshort walkon displaymillerwheelvolunteersvisitorsactionworkingspathsequipmentdifference
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 61 reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We took our children who loved this hands on interactive ancient working water Mill. The volunteer guides could not have been nicer or more eager to answer queries and allow them to try out genuine antique & historic equipment including, clay pipes, mill tools, stones,...More

Thank Tourjours
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Limited opening times so check before making a trip here. Visit around was interesting and clearly people with a passion are trying to offer a great experience.

Thank PaulBirmingham91
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Looks pretty from the outside and can see the wheel from the road, from reviews I've seen may be interesting to go back

1  Thank Esther M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We visited on a lovely afternoon and it was well worth it. We were greeted and escorted by a very knowledgable lady volunteer who made the whole experience very interesting. Unfortunately she was alone and was kept very busy with visitors entering the mill through...More

Thank Sue d
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Really informative place to go, it goes into much detail about the history and the workings of the mill - all the way back to the 16th century ! With much on display it is definitely worth the visit. Shame this is underfunded as more...More

Thank htaylor123
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is well worth a visit if you are not obsessed with health and safety! Yes you have to watch your step and head but this is a mill dating back hundreds of years. It is fascinating to see how the millers made all the...More

Thank JoKDaveR
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Really worth visiting not just for seeing the mill and its workings but also for hearing more about the history of the area. Ran by volunteers who do a great job.

Thank Wanderlust_Scot
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Been to this place twice now, not quite like any working museum i have been to. It is an , amazing insight into the past. Really feels like stepping back in time - go!

Thank Jemfamous
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

What a hidden gem. So glad we made the effort to visit. They are keeping this little historic mill running. Had a a great guided tour. Well worth it.

Thank ejcbjj
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A short walk from the steam train station. An interesting building and mini tour by an enthusiastic guide. A lovely spot and good for photos!

Thank JohnM57
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Eskdale Mill staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines