milling

Learning where bread comes from in one of Britain’s oldest working mills

Authored by Mary

Primary school pupils from North Devon travelled to the east of the county for a lesson in how grain was milled 1,000 years ago.

As a part of their ‘Farm to Fork’ topic, pupils aged between four to six years old, from Umberleigh Primary Academy and Brayford Academy, visited the East Devon village of Otterton where the ancient water-powered mill produces stoneground wholemeal flour in...

New beginnings at Cotehele this spring

Authored by Mary

When Cotehele House and Cotehele Mill re-open on Saturday 7 March after their winter conservation care, visitors to the National Trust estate near Saltash will notice lots of changes.

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower, a new collections trail, Tide and Time, highlights the transatlantic connections of items through the house, reflecting on English...

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