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8. Wellbrook Beetling Mill

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Wellbrook Beetling Mill

Wellbrook Beetling Mill is an eighteenth century water powered linen mill and is the last working beetling mill in Northern Ireland. 'Beetling' was the last stage of production whereby linen was given a sheen and smoothness by hammering with heavy wooden 'beetles'. Though it ceased production in 1961, the mill is extremely well preserved, and all the engines work and can be viewed in action.
 
See the hands-on demonstrations of the linen process, led by costumed guides. The Mill is situated in an idyllic wooded glen and there are lovely walks and picnic opportunities by the Ballinderry River.
 
Wellbrook Beetling Mill Address:
20 Wellbrook Road
Corkhill
Cookstown
County Tyrone
BT80 9RY
Northern Ireland, UK

Wellbrook Beetling Mill Opening Times:
March to September - see website below for days and times
Open Bank Holiday Mondays and all other public holidays in Northern Ireland, last admission 1 hour before closing.
Admission is by guided tour

Wellbrook Beetling Mill Admission:
Gift Aid
Adult £4.00
Child £2.30
Family £10.30
Groups £3.20

Standard
Adult £3.63
Child £2.09
Family £9.36

T  +44 (0)28 8674 8210

F  +44 (0)28 8674 8215 (Learning)

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