Join the Great British Mill Race this National Mills Weekend

May 11th 2017 by Claire Wooldridge

Celebrate National Mills Weekend this Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May by taking part in the Great British Mill Race.
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This weekend marks National Mills Weekend 2017, organised by the SPAB Mills Section.

National Mills Weekend is the annual festival of our milling heritage and provides you with a fantastic opportunity to visit mills, many of which are not usually open to the public.  Find out which mills near you will be open by clicking here.

The Great British Mill Race is almost run! 

And this is your last chance to take part in the Great British Mill Race.  The competion closes at the end of National Mills Weekend 2017.  

We need you to send us information and pictures of mills and historic mill sites so that we can update our Mills Database. 

Visit to find out more and search for mills near you.

Use our online upload form from your desktop computer or mobile device to send us your mill pictures and information. 

Share your mill pictures on social media using #gbmillrace

What are you waiting for?

Visit and help us save a record of our milling heritage before it is lost forever.

From Quern to Computer is suppoprted by the Heritage Lottery Fund.