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Barony Mill, Birsay

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.9/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
The Mill is open to the public 1st May-19th September.

Opening hours 10am-1pm 2pm-5pm seven days a week.

For special groups or additional information please email:

Beremeal is listed with ORKNEY QUALITY FOOD AND DRINK-available to purchase at the mill.

Operated by the Birsay Heritage Trust a recognised Scottish Charity SCO 27642. Admission-free of charge but donations welcome.

Member of the Wind and Watermill Selection, Society for the Protection of Ancient Building.
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  • We arrived just after the mill opened so had the guide to ourselves. He was so interesting and made the tour very informative. His passion for the mill shone through. Loved it. Bought bere meal to add...  read more »
  • Stopped off here to buy flour but ended up with the full tour by one of the Trust's enthusiastic volunteers, so glad we did as it was fascinating to see the process and set the whole thing in motion. ...  read more »
  • This mill dates back to 1873 and features an overshot water wheel fed through a lade from Boardhouse Loch. Three sets of stones are used in the mill, shilling stones, beremeal stones and oatmeal stone...  read more »
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