Photograph © Jim Woodward-Nutt


Thwaite Mills Watermill, Leeds

Grid reference: SE 327 313
OS sheet: 104
Postcode: LS10 1RP
Off A61 across Aire and Calder Canal to Thwaite Island.

A 19th century watermill with two large waterwheels and working machinery. Hard flint was ground to supply the pottery industry, and later, chalk was ground for the paint, putty and pharmaceutical industries. Refreshments. Shop. Displays of industrial history and social life.

Opening times 2017
Guided tours only, all year Saturdays & Sundays, 13.00-17.00. School holidays also Tuesday to Friday, 10.00-17.00. Last tour 15.15.
See web site for more information.
Parties at other times by arrangement.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday & Sunday, 13.00-17.00. Last admissions 15.30.  If you visit Thwaite Mills you will get free admission to Armley Mills during the weekend.
(See web site.)

Curator, tel. 0113 378 2983


Web site