Photograph © Jim Woodward-Nutt
Eskdale Watermill, Boot
Grid reference: NY 176 012
OS sheet: 89
Postcode: CA19 1TG
About 8 miles E of Gosforth. Quarter mile from Dalgarth Station, terminus of the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway.
Built on an early site, the mill has two external overshot wheels, one in stone bearings, with original wooden
machinery, and an oatmeal kiln. It can be seen working daily, and mills animal feed for demonstration.
New waterwheel generator also in operation.
Opening times 2016
April to September, 11.00-16.30
Fridays to Mondays. (not open Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays)
2017- probably Monday - Wednesday.
National Mills Weekend opening times 2016
Saturday & Sunday, 11.00-16.30.