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Hedgerow festival - New for 2013

Hedgerow Festival at Thwaite Mills Watermill

13 October 2013 11:00am - 3:30pm

A fun day out for all the family!


A fun day out for all the family and outdoor enthusiasts alike.  Join us for a wild and wonderful event with Bushcraft, wild food walks, tree identification, orchard trail, apple pressing, crafts and children's activities.

Thwaite Mills Watermill is perfectly nestled on a tranquil island between the River Aire and the Aire and Calder Navigation, just at the end of Thwaite Lane in Stourton.

One of the best and last remaining examples of a water-powered putty mill in Britain, this fully restored and fascinating museum allows visitors to experience the power and force of water-powered industry in action.

With thanks to Leeds Bee Keepers, Leeds Urban Harvest, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Breathing Green, Rothwell Country Park and TCV.​

Price:   Family ticket only £6.70! Adults £3.40, Children £1.30, Concessions £1.80.

Contact details:   Please contact Thwaite Mills directly if you have any queries.

Additional information:  

Thwaite Mills Watermill 

Thwaite Lane
LS10 1RP

t.   0113 3782983


A fully-restored working watermill which is nestled on an island location between the River Aire and the Aire & Calder Navigation.


Baby change
Education facilities
Picnic area
Tea and coffee facilities
Vending machine


For information on access at this venue, please look for the link under 'related pages' or http://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/Pages/thwaitemills/Access-at-Thwaite-Mills-Watermill.aspx
Free WIFI: Within the shop and visitor centre. To get online, just turn on your Wi-Fi service and select Leeds Free Wi-Fi. Just register once using your current email address.

Public transport  

Finding your way to Thwaite Mills Watermill. By bus: Bus number 110 runs between Leeds city centre bus station and Thwaite Mills Watermill. By train: The Mill is 2.5 miles from Leeds Railway Station. By car: Thwaite Mills is very close to the M1 (junction 43 from the South, junction 44 from the North). If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS10 1RP. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676 or visit www.wymetro.com.


There is free parking at the front of the museum with disabled parking immediately outside of the Museum entrance.

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