BOOK CARNOUSTIE HOTELS

Featured Destination

February 2018: Land of the Prince Bishops

County Durham is not perhaps well-known as a tourist destination, that very fact surely making it worth visiting, but it does enjoy a wealth of ...More
More Uk destinations

Attraction in Carnoustie

Barry Mill
Barry
Carnoustie
Angus and Dundee

DD7 7RJ | View map
Click for phone

Write a review

This 19th century meal mill works on a demonstration basis. Records show that a mill has occupied this site since at least 1539. The present building was rebuilt in 1814 following a fire. Barry Mill was the last water-powered meal mill to work in Angus, producing oatmeal until the late 1970s and animal feed until 1982. That year, damage to the mill lade resulted in the cessation of commercial operations.

Now the original machinery is fully restored and turning again. Milling demonstrations normally take place on Saturday and Sunday afternoons and for pre-booked parties. The product is used for animal feed as present hygiene regulations make it difficult to produce meal for human consumption. Displays highlight the important place the mill held in the community.

Details

Months Open: 1 Apr - 30 Sep daily 11 - 5; weekends in Oct 11 - 5
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Admission Price: 3

More Attractions nearby

Monikie Country Park (3.52 miles)

Kerr's Miniature Railway (5.44 miles)

Broughty Castle Museum (6.20 miles)

Arbroath Abbey (6.79 miles)

Claypotts Castle (7.10 miles)

Today's best hotels deals

This page viewed on 7,863 occasions since Oct 16th 2005

Brit Quote:
It is a dangerous thing to have instant access to your emotions. - Dennis Potter
More Quotes

On this day:
The Bank of England becomes Insolvent - 1797, First 1 Note Issued - 1797, First Grand National - 1839, Heroic HMS Birkenhead Sinks - 1852, Churchill Announces British Atom Bomb - 1952, Shelton Hospital Fire - 1968, Barings Bank Collapses - 1995
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages