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Preston Mill & Phantassie Doocot Mill

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All reviews water wheel guided tour well worth a visit outlander fan national trust interesting place lovely walk knowledgeable guide oats east lothian nts members interesting history sluice gates working mills miller grain workings
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

We were lucky to visit Preston Mill on one of the last days of the season. John, our guide, was very entertaining and as he had grown up in the village of East Linton, he was able to offer a very interesting history. The mill...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank geismom
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Bit of a cloudy day so decided to visit Preston Mill, glad we did, had a lovely walk to the doocot, (dovecot), and then to the mill. A very informative man gave usca guided tour, really enjoyed it, bit of a shop and a hot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LizSmiff
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My wife and I were holidaying in Dunbar to attend the Lammermuir Festival and enjoy sea walks, historic sites and local restaurants. We’re both Outlander fans, and had earmarked Preston Mill for a visit. What we didn’t expect was one of the most entertaining and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Such a beautiful yet quirky building set in an amazing place . So quiet and beautiful . Staff very friendly and the guide was very informative and very good with our kids .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dan C
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We were impressed by display and the fact that the water driven mill was running, very informative guides

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is a very old flour mill but also one of the last to stop working - as late as the 1950s. Go when the National Trust for Scotland site is open. Apart from a very interesting and entertaining tour of 30-45 minutes there are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We were here as part of an Outlander tour. We arrived early in the morning, well before it actually opens, so what we really saw was the outside and the waterwheel. We also walked up to the doocot, mostly for the exercise. It was a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kolohe280
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We had a very interesting and informative visit to this lovely old building. We were taken on an individual tour by Alastair who was very knowledgeable about the site and the workings of the mill. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank heatherwebb44
Reviewed 9 June 2018

The wife is a huge Outlander fan. We showed up at 1130 because the National Trust website says it opens at 1230, and we wanted to ensure we were on the first tour. The paid employee was already there, opening up the place. Apparently it's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DaytonJG
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. A really interesting and informative tour of the fascinating and quirky looking oat mill. Great for all ages. A really pretty spot and we enjoyed the short walk nearby along the stream to the fantasy dovecote. There were lots of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Diane K | Reviewed this property |
Saramaddalena, the inside of the exhibit hall was used in Outlander, too. The docent was particularly helpful in pointing out where they filmed and there were pictures in the exhibit of some of the filming. Besides the mill... More
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