Are you looking for somewhere to spend quality time? We're proud of our special watermill that has something for everyone.
This charming site embodies the Lake District’s authentic heritage. It is the last remaining working water-powered corn mill in the Lake District National Park.
Do you want to spend regular time at our lovely watermill? We're looking for more volunteers to support the running of this community asset.

Eskdale Mill is a unique experience, nestled in one of the Lake District's most beautiful locations.

Welcome to Eskdale Mill


Eskdale Mill, Boot village, Eskdale CA19 1TG

Our winter opening times are currently in operation.

For updated information and for online bookings, see our visitor pages HERE

Whilst visiting Eskdale valley, come and visit Eskdale Mill!

Step back in time and escape the daily grind!

Immerse yourself in our natural surroundings and discover our delightful water cornmill.

  • Enjoy our newly restored waterwheels, milling machinery, interactive exhibitions and beautiful grounds.
  • Picnic in our wooded grounds.
  • Relax in our beckside lawned garden.
  • Find peace alongside the sound of flowing water.
  • Fun activities for all the family.
  • Well-behaved dogs are also welcome.

We suggest you give yourself at least half an hour for your visit or as long as you want!

We look forward to welcoming you.


Use the La’al Ratty to get to us and make a day of it!

Book steam train tickets


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Our projects for the conservation and preservation of Eskdale Mill aim to safeguard these historic buildings, water powered machinery and grounds for public enjoyment and education.We are generously supported by:

Conservation & preservation of the Eskdale Corn Mill.
For building works to the Mill & Stable as part of a much larger restoration project.
It is part-funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.