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Edinburgh & The Lothians

Preston Mill & Phantassie Doocot

Picturesque mill on the banks of the River Tyne – waterwheel, millpond, doocot and Outlander set

Things to do

Guided tours

Access to Preston Mill is by guided tour only; these take place approximately every 45 minutes.

Guided tours are available by prior arrangement and booking is essential for groups of 10 or more or to avoid disappointment.

School visits

We welcome school visits at Preston Mill. For more information, please see our Learning pages.

Children’s activities

Younger visitors will enjoy learning about Wee Bob, the miller’s horse. There are also explorer packs for families.

Nature spotting

Look out for wildlife including kingfishers, otters and herons along the walk to Phantassie Doocot, as well as fish using the new fish pass in the restored weir.

Hire a Venue

Weddings and wedding photography are possible. Please telephone +44 (0) 131 665 1546 for details and prices.