Photograph © Jim Woodward-Nutt


Stainsby Watermill

Grid reference: SK 453 640
OS sheet: 120
Postcode: S44 5QJ
From M1, exit 29, take A6125 towards Clay Cross, then 1st left and left again and under the motorway. Follow brown signs to Hardwick Hall and mill.

The present mill has machinery of the 1850s, which includes a kiln, three pairs of stones and a 17-ft high breast waterwheel. Mills flour and spelt for sale regularly throughout the season. Owned by the National Trust. Hardwick Hall (NT) is nearby, open on same days as mill.

Opening times 2017
11th February to end October, Wednesdays to Sundays & bank holidays, 10.00-16.00. (to 17.00 June to September).  (Further details on web site.) Parties by arrangement at other times.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday and Sunday, 13th & 14th May, 10.00-16.00. We will be performing a short play about the engineer who built the wheel; a Stainsby Mill Mice game for families and, subject to good weather, offering bakery and jams for sampling.

Mill Steward, National Trust, Hardwick Hall, tel. 01246 856522 and 01246 858400.


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