Bourne Mill | Day Out With The Kids

Bourne Mill

Colchester, Essex, England

Attraction Information

  • Landmarks icon Landmarks

Ages: 4+

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

A delightful piece of late Elizabethan playfulness. Built for banquets and converted into a mill in the 19th century.
Bourne Mill is set in tranquil grounds next to a millpond and a bubbling stream. The mill is adorned with Elizabethan stepped 'Dutch' gables and still has a working waterwheel, which was originally used for milling flour.
Being a historical building there's no playground etc., but it's visually impressive and worth reminding the kids to pack their sketchbook. Check out our other listings within a short drive of here if you'd like to make a fuller day of it.
Please note the limited opening times.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RT, England


Click here to visit Bourne Mill's website
01206 572422

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

March - October:

Wednesday to Sunday, the Watermill is open from 11.00; seasonal variations apply.


Adult: £3.75 Child: £1.90

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