New Abbey Corn Mill

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In line with best practice in the visitor attractions industry, visitors with disabilities are treated on an equal basis with all other visitors and entry is charged at the appropriate admission category rate - Adult/Concession/Child. Proof of disability is not required.

We recognise that some disabled visitors may need help to visit our sites and we offer free entry for accompanying carers, these can be added when making your booking. Please note this is limited to two carers per transaction.


A small car park about 20m from the visitor centre has one accessible bay.

There is a larger public car park next to Sweetheart Abbey, about 1/3 mile away.

Approach to site

From the public car park, the site is about 250m along a tarmac pavement and across the main village road. There is a slight downward slope near the mill.

Visitor centre

There is step-free access to the visitor centre from the rear of the mill.

The main entrance has a low doorway and a section of uneven cobbles.


An interpretive display is on the ground floor.

The video presentation room is up a modern staircase of 14 steps with a handrail on one side.

The mill is a separate building, with a narrow door, reached via cobbled paths.

Upper levels of the mill are reached by a steep, wooden historic staircase with rope handrails.


The garden behind the mill has level access to the waterwheel. The main viewing area has three stone steps with no handrail.

Miller’s Field, part of the car park area, is uneven grassland with a fish pond and benches.

Access to the mill pond is via a steep stone staircase with a handrail on one side at one end of the mill building. Steps may be slippery when wet.

An alternative route is via the road at the rear of the mill. This has a steep incline and is used by some heavy traffic.


Nearest adapted toilet is in the public car park next to Sweetheart Abbey, 1/3 mile away.


Assistance dogs are permitted at all our sites and within roofed areas.  

Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended at any time. Owners must pick up after their dogs.

Visitors' dogs are not permitted at New Abbey Corn Mill.

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Opening times

29 Mar to 30 Sept:
Daily, 10am to 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

1 Oct to 28 Mar:
Fri & Sat, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)

Visits to the mill will be free on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May as part of National Mills Weekend.

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