Photograph © Jim Woodward-Nutt


Gayle Mill, near Hawes

Grid reference: SD 871 893
OS sheet: 98
Postcode: DL8 3RZ
In Gayle, 1m N of Hawes. No parking at the mill except disabled; park in Hawes and walk.

A 3 storey watermill built in 1784-5 as a cotton-spinning mill, with an overshot waterwheel, subsequently used for flax and wool spinning, later modified as a woodworking mill with two turbines. Now again in use as a woodworking mill, run by a trust.

Opening times 2017
Booked tours only. 3rd April to 29th September, tours at 13.00 & 15.00 Sunday to Friday. 
See web site for details
Demonstration tours (2 hrs), 1st Sunday each month, 11.00 and 14.30. (see web site for additional tours).
Advance booking strongly advised. Groups of 15 or more may book tours at other times that are mutually convenient.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Tours 13.00 & 15.00 Sunday May 14th.

Bookings: Hawes Tourist Information Centre, tel. 01969 666210, or directly with Gayle Mill Trust by phone on 01969 667320 or by email.


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