Frequently Asked Questions

Where do we park when visiting the Mill and Nature Reserve?

The car park is situated within the Nature Reserve and includes designated bays for disabled badge holders and a cycle rack. Parking is free.

Can I get to the Mill and Nature Reserve on public transport?

The nearest train stations are Arlesey and Letchworth Garden City. Walking to the mill is not recommended.
Click here for a local bus timetable.

Do you have disabled access?

There is a lift in the mill which allows full access to all three floors, there is also a toilet, for disabled visitors.

Are pushcairs and mobility scooters allowed?

There is limited space in the mill, regrettably mobility scooters are not allowed in the building. There is a manual wheel chair which is available for use. Where possible we would ask that pushchairs are left at the entrance.
Mobility scooters, wheelchairs or pushchairs can be used in the Nature Reserve, in places the ground is uneven.

Are dogs allowed in the Mill and Nature Reserve?

With the exception of guide dogs, we do not allow dogs in the mill. We welcome well behaved dogs in the Nature Reserve and ask that they be kept on leads at all times – many animals and birds breed or feed on the reserve, at or near ground level at all seasons of the year.

When is the Mill and Nature Reserve Open?

The mill is open, 12.30-5.00pm on Sundays only, from March to October. Click here for details.
The Nature Reserve is open every day with the exception of our two major fundraising events in May and October.

How long does it take to go round the Mill?

There are three floors to view. We recommend the minimum time would be 15 minutes for each floor.

How long does it take to go round the Nature Reserve?

There is a circular walk which will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

Do you have a tea room?

There is a tea room in the mill which is open during our published open dates, 12.30-5.00pm. Last orders are taken at 4.00pm. Unfortunately it is not possible to reserve a table.

Do you sell your milled flour?

Bags of wholemeal and natural white Stotfold Mill flour are available to purchase in our gift shop.