Discover this mid eighteenth-century working corn mill celebrating the work of James Brindley, millwright and canal engineer renowned as the pioneer of the canal system in Great Britain. Dating from 1752 the mill has been restored from a derelict state by the Brindley Mill Preservation Trust and is the only known corn mill attributable as the work of James Brindley.
Brindley's Mill has all the charm associated with a building of the period and illustrates James Brindley's trademark design.
The mill building houses a museum designed to enhance the interest of your visit. Displays illustrate the life and work of James Brindley and the history of milling, while preserving the atmosphere of a working corn mill.
Experience the sight and sound of a moving waterwheel powering machinery and millstones and admire the genius of the millwright and the skills of the miller as you explore this fascinating building.
Take advantage of personal guided tours offered by informative and experienced stewards renowned for their enthusiasm and friendliness.
Alternatively you can simply wander through the mill at your leisure and discover more about the history of James Brindley.
Join the Trust!
By joining the Brindley Mill Preservation Trust you would be supporting its work promoting knowledge of James Brindley and the part he played in Britain's industrial development. You don't have to become actively involved in order to be a member.
Membership of the Trust is by annual subscription and enables you to participate in our governance and keep in touch with our activities.
Membership is available in 3 categories: student/retired member, at £5.00; individual adult, at £8.00; family, at £12.00 per year. Members get unlimited free admission to the mill and two newsletters each year.
Want to get involved? Come and join us!
If you have time to spare and would be interested in becoming a steward, or using your skills to help maintain the mill, or helping with publicity or fundraising or even research then we would be especially pleased to hear from you
Stewards manage the mill during opening hours and offer guided tours to individual visitors and groups. Training is given to enable stewards to develop their knowledge and skills.
If you think you would like to become a steward come along to the mill to see what's likely to be involved and what commitment is needed. You'll be very welcome.