- Museums and Art Galleries
Suitable for ages: Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
Burcott Mill is one of only 50 water powered flour mills that are still operating in the UK today. The origins of Burcott Mill date back over 1000 years to a recording in the Doomsday Book (1086)!
The mill sells the flour it makes, meaning that is a commercial business as well as a museum. The flour that they produce is handcrafted, using the same machinery and methods that were used over 150 years ago.
Visitors are welcome to simply look around the mill during daylight hours and there are lots of information sheets around the mill to help you understand what you are looking at.
If you would like to learn more, during the summer months (July, August and September), the miller personally conducts tours of this historic mill at 3pm Wednesday to Saturday. During this tour, you get to watch the original Victorian machinery grind the organic grain into flour. The tour finishes with complementary bread tasting.
There is also a play area for the kids if they have a cream tea to burn off!
- Restaurant Onsite
- Snacks Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Parking Available On-site
Getting There and Contact Information
Wookey, Wells, Somerset and Bristol, BA5 1NJ, England
Click here to visit Burcott Mill's website
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
July, August and September: Tours take place at 3.00pm every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Booking advised.
Adults: £3.50 Children (under 14): £1.50 Seniors/Concessions: £2.50 Families (2 adults + 2 children):£8.50