The oldest surviving building here is said to be 400 years old. Indeed, the whole complex is an interesting reminder of a stage in the industrial development of this country which has now given way to a more sophisticated, but usually far less fascinating technology.Newmills Corn and Flax Mill is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Letterkenny Edition.
Location: 5km outside Letterkenny off Churchill Road.
Guided Tours: Available on request; Max. No: 15-20; Duration: 45 minutes
Leaflet/Guide Booklet: English/Irish/French/German/Italian
Photography Allowed: Yes. Commercial photography requires permission
Audio Visual Presentaion: "Newmills"; Seating: 20; Duration: 17 minutes; Languages: English
Tours to Newmills Corn and Flax Mill
Newmills Corn and Flax Mill Reviews
Discovered this place by accident, as had not read about it in any tourist literature. Wet day in late August and it looked like there was no one about, but was met at desk by our guide, David. He was... more »
This was very good a must see, our guide Joanne was very friendly and told us everything we needed to know, she was a brilliant tour guide. My husband and 8 year old son and I enjoyed the whole tour f... more »
Amazing tour, it was very interesting to see all the machines working. The Mills are very well restored and it’s very beautiful outside. The staff are very friendly and very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed it and I definitely recommend going😁
Very interesting visit! The guided tour was well done and the site is very nicely restored. The 15 min video is also recommended (I normally hate those but this one was nice)
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