Dunster Working Watermill

On site of a mill mentioned in the Domesday Survey of c1086. The present mill dates from 18thC and was restored to working order in c1979.

A working watermill set in a beautifully picturesque location beside the River Avill, beneath Dunster Castle tor. Visitors can view the production of wholemeal stoneground flour and get a clear view of all the working parts of the mill. Also included is an agricultural museum and the mill shop.

Refreshments and lunches, mainly produced with the mill's own flour can be obtained in the mill tearoom and riverside garden.


Exmoor's many and varied places to visit keep visitors more than happy. There's an endless choice of historic sites and glorious gardens, colourful family attractions and steam railway rides, craft workshops and wildlife parks as well as the acres of unspoilt countryside and coastline.

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