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Newmills Corn and Flax Mill

Churchill Road, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353 74 912 5115
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excellent tour and guide

We were staying beside this Mill and on a drizzly morning took the tour. It was so interesting and... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Leixliplady
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Leixlip
Wonderful Mill Complex and Guide

We arrived to find the car parks empty, there are two free carparks for visitors mind you, so... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Gio100
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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“corns” (28 reviews)
“water wheel” (11 reviews)
“old mill” (5 reviews)
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Churchill Road, Letterkenny, Ireland
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+353 74 912 5115
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11 - 20 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were staying beside this Mill and on a drizzly morning took the tour. It was so interesting and the guide certainly knows his stuff. He explained the history and all the processes involved with the corn and the flax - overall one of the...More

Thank Leixliplady
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We arrived to find the car parks empty, there are two free carparks for visitors mind you, so parking should not be an issue, one each side the river. First though, a quick visit to the loo after the journey. They were spotless and fresh....More

Thank Gio100
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Took a short tour and enjoyed learning the history. A little over my head as far as the mechanics but still fun. And it is free.

Thank chrissnelson
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We were thrilled to discover this Mill, me in particular as I had studied the production of linen back in my school days. This great example of a working Mill had story boards on each level of the Mill and we came away with a...More

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 18 June 2017

A free tour for a start, Great restoration of the mills. Very informative on the history and processes of the mill. It has to be a must visit if you are in the area

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This was a wonderful experience to see the old ways of processing the flax and the corn by the use of the waterwheels. It was a good insight into this important industry. And it was free.

Thank frankst
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

What a suprice, a free tour in a watermill! The mill is restored in a great way. We where here and another couple. The tour lasted approx 1 hour and was very informative. Super visit, a hidden gem. I hope you are able to find...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Old mill for drying and milling corn done the old way using power from a water wheel to operate the machinery.

Thank Charlie D
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It's free to visit the Mill. After watching a short video, a guide will take you through both the Corn and Flax Mills. It was only my husband and I and our guide, Dave was great at explaining the conditions, operations and history of the...More

Thank pamelamurphy180
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Excellent place to learn about rural life of the past in connection to the corn and flax milling in the area. Good parking and toilets. Excellent video, museum, tour guide and tour all for free. Well worth a visit if you have the time.

Thank 19Lucy14
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Beth M
10 August 2016|
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Response from stonellas | Reviewed this property |
I think they have an open day during August(may be the bank holiday weekend at the end of the month) where they actually grind corn and have all the equipment working. However I don't know the exact date. Perhaps it is... More
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