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All are water mills unless noted.
For each mill, follow the link for more information.
Additional mills are in course of preparation.

Ceredigion

Rock Mill | Melin Wln, Capel Dewi

Rock Mill Rock Mill is the only working, waterwheel powered, commercial Woollen Mill remaining in Wales, and in production spinning and weaving since it was built in the 1890s. In the Clettwr valley near Capel Dewi. Rock Mill signs can be followed from Llandysul. Easter - end October: Monday-Friday; Saturdays, 10-1 only. In Winter, by request: phone. Own Textiles on sale. [SN 448 423]  link to more details... 


Sir Benfro • Pembrokeshire

Carew Tidal Mill, Carew | Melin Caeriw, Caeriw

Carew Mill is an early C19 Tidal Corn Mill with two wheels and a vast 23 acre millpond, part of Carew Castle site on the A4075. Restoration in progress by National Park Authority since 1984. April/Easter - end October [SN 042 038]  link to details... 

Melin Tregwynt, Casmorys | Tregwynt Mill, Castle Morris

Tregwynt fabrics Tregwynt is a working Woollen Mill employing 20+, one mile from Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and beaches at Abermawr and Aberbach. Signposted from A487 between Fishguard and Mathry. Waterwheel turns but no longer powers the machinery. Weekdays; Shop and cafe, 7 days. [SM 894 349]  link to details... 

Solva Woollen Mill | Ffatri Wlan Felin Ganol

Solva mill in 2007 Solva Mill is a C20 working Woollen Mill producing flat weave carpets and rugs using traditional skills; with shop, textile sales, and tea Room. The water wheel was restored for the Mill's Centenary in 2007.   Located at Middle Mill, 1 mile N from Solva and the A487, 3 miles W. of St David's | Tyddewi. Weekdays; July-September, 7 days (not Sunday morning). [SM 80 25]  link to details... 

Y Felin, St Dogmaels | Llandudoch

Y Felin Y Felin is a working Corn Mill of C17 origin restored by present owners, with tea room, terrace and shop. In the village of St Dogmaels / Llandudoch, on the B 4546 about 1mi E of Cardigan town on the S side of the Teifi river. Monday-Saturday; Sunday afternoon; phone to confirm for Winter weekends. [SN 165 459]  link to details... 


Sir Gaerfyrddin • Carmarthenshire

Melin Cenarth

Melin Cenarth | Cenarth Mill

Melin Cenarth is a C17 Corn Mill at the bridge carrying the A484 over the Teifi at Cenarth. In working condition, but can be run only in high water conditions.
Easter - end October [SN 270 416]  link to details... 

Dreifa Mills, Cwm Morgan

Dreifa Mills

Dreifa Mills is a late C19 woollen mill, with two 20 ft (6 metre) overshot water wheels, one of which is in use to power a bandsaw and a DC dynamo generating up to several KW. Situated on the upper reaches of the Cych near Cwm Morgan village [SN 348 295], an area where there are a number of mill restoration projects. By prior appointment.  link to details... 


Morgannwg • Glamorgan

Sain Ffagan | St Fagans

St Fagans: National History Museum (formerly The Museum of Welsh Life) has six reconstructed mills in the grounds, removed from their original locations in Ceredigion, Powys, and Denbighshire; namely a corn mill, sawmill, bark mill (in the Tannery), a water-powered woollen factory, and a gorse mill. There is also a horse-powered cider mill on display as part of an exhibition of cider-making. The corn mill and woollen factory are worked on a regular basis, whereas the others are static exhibits. At the village of St. Fagans on the western outskirts of Cardiff. Bus 32 (from Cardiff Central Station). Vehicle access from southbound A4232 (from M4 J33), and from the village. 7 days 10am-5pm; entry free, but charge for parking cars. [ST 116 771]  link to details... 


Torfaen

Llanyrafon Mill, Cwmbrân, Torfaen

Llanyrafon Mill Llanyrafon is a triple stoned Corn Mill awaiting restoration to working order by Friends of Llanyrafon Mill following compulsory purchase in 1951 and a serious fire. Most internal iron machinery survives, agricultural and milling items are on display. Bank Holiday Monday Afternoons, free of charge [ST 303 946]  link to details... 


Powys

Trericket Mill, Erwood, Builth Wells | Llanfair-ym-Muallt

Trericket was a C19 Corn Mill, now a vegetarian guesthouse; internal machinery and ~1930 turbine remain in situ. Near A470 between Erwood and Llyswen, 10mi S of Builth Wells; on the Wye Valley Walk and Cycle Route 8; SSSI. By prior appointment. [SO 113 414]  link to details... 


Gwynedd

Melin Pant-yr-Ynn, Bethania

Melin Pant-yr-Ynn Melin Pant-yr-Ynn is a preserved Slate Mill, 200m from the A470 near Bethania, Blaenau Ffestiniog. Internal machinery static, external 24ft waterwheel is running. Now an art gallery and artist's home. Visit by arrangement at any time during the months May to October (phone). [SH 709 454]  link to details... 


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