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Dundee & Angus

Barry Mill

This working water-powered mill is a rare example of Scotland’s industrial heritage.

Planning your visit

We want you to enjoy your visit to the grounds – your safety is our priority. This means we’ve had to make some changes so that we can keep everyone safe. Please read our Guide on what to expect before you set off.


Drone flying is not permitted at this property without prior permission and approval. Commercial operators should contact the Trust’s Filming Manager at filming@nts.org.uk.

Please see our drop-down Facilities below for helpful information about planning your visit. For more information about planning your visit, please see our frequently asked questions.

If you’d like to speak to us, we can be contacted by email on barrywatermill@nts.org.uk or telephone 01241 856761.

Facilities & access

We have an ongoing programme of accessible content development. Detailed accessibility guides for the most visited Trust places are available on our Accessibility pages as well as links to useful resources.

We’d love you to visit the Euan’s Guide website to review the accessibility of Trust places and tell us (and others) what’s good and where we need to do better.

3G/4G coverage

Disabled visitors may set down closer to the mill by arrangement – please contact reception for instructions.

An accessible toilet is available.

Baby changing
Bike route
Buggy access
Children’s activities
Coach parking

Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept under control.

Guided tours are optional. Our friendly staff have so many historical tales to tell – an hour will give you a flavour of mill life! We’re always happy to cater to your interests and answer questions as best we can.

Hot drinks

Parking is free.

The banks of the Barry Burn are ideal for picnicking.

Self-guided trail

Teas, coffees and a selection of goods can be purchased from the shop.

Toilet

There are some medium-length walks following the Barry Burn. The mill also connects with the Carnoustie path network, which offers lots of local options.

  • Wheelchair access to the mill is via a ramp – the ground floor and lower ground floor are accessible, but there are stairs to the first floor.
  • There are grass paths around the grounds.

Opening times

Mill

1 Jan–31 Mar, closed Current period1 Apr–31 Oct, Fri–Sun, 10.30–16.30 1 Nov–31 Dec, closed
Grounds

Current period1 Jan–31 Dec, daily, dawn–dusk

Entry prices

Adult
£8.00
Concession
£7.00
Family
£20.00
One adult family
£14.50
Young Scot
£1.00

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £50