Historic mill open to visitors once again

Visitors will once again be able to view the inside of the 14th century working watermill (photo by Richard Austin)

VISITORS to the Town Mill in Lyme Regis can once again view the historic watermill and learn about the production of flour. 

The mill is offering a free miller interaction experience instead of its usual tours to meet COVID-19 regulations.

Visitors will be able to view the 14th century watermill from different levels and ask the volunteer millers questions from a safe distance.

There is no fee for this experience but donations towards the upkeep of the mill would be welcome.

The Town Mill’s two art galleries are also now open, with Chris Goodman’s ‘Sea and Shore Explored’ running until August 20, followed by an exhibition by Alistair and Kate Briggs in the Courtyard Gallery, and Richard Kaye displaying his recent work in the Malthouse Gallery.

The mill’s various artisan businesses are also open, including Lyme Regis Brewery, Courtyard Café and the neighbouring Millside restaurant and Persian street food stand.

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Francesca grew up in Lyme Regis and has worked in community journalism in the area since 2011, having gained a First Class Honours degree in journalism and her NCTJ qualifications at Southampton Solent University.

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