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Barony Mill, Birsay

(4.9/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web)
The Mill is open to the public 12th 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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  • See the working of this old flour mill - large grind stones & the history of milling in Orkney. Well presented talk, great for the kids. Also able to purchase local products  more »
  • 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...  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. ...  more »