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Summer in the south?

Holidaying this summer in Dorset, Cornwall, Devon, Hampshire, Sussex, Isle of Wight…? Send us your pictures and information relating to the mills of southern England for the Great British Mill Race.

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The Great British Mill Race – a competition where you can help us update our Mills Database by sending us your pictures and information – is now up and running.  Send us information and pictures for any mill or mill site, from anywhere in the UK.  The Race will be running until National Mills Weekend 2017.  Over the summer, we’ll be focusing on different areas of the UK in turn to help us focus the search. 

Visit to take part in the Great British Mill Race and follow us on social media using #gbmillrace

This is Carbis Mill, St Erth, Cornwall – is the mill still standing?  What does it look like now?  Tell us via:

This week we’re focusing on the mills of southern England, such as those in DorsetCornwallDevonHampshireLondonSussex and the Isle of Wight.

Can you tell us any more information about the mills of southern England or send us up to date photographs?  Even if we already have a record of a mill, we are always looking for up to date photographs and information.    

We want our mills database to be as up to date, accurate and useful as possible.  

  • Can you help us update our information for these mills?
  • Can you tell us if these mills still exist? 
  • Do you know of mills in these areas not listed on our database?

So can you help us update our records by sending us pictures and information relating to the mills of southern England?  

Want to take part?  Great – just follow these steps:

The Great British Mill Race: Quick Start Guide

1. Visit: from your desktop computer or smartphone
2. Find your mill.
3. Snap away: send us your pictures and mill information updates. 
4. You’re a Great British Mill Racer!  Keep up to date with new entries, pictures & prizes by following #gbmillrace

​Please send us your mill pictures and information – we look forward to receiving your entries to the Great British Mill Race. 

Image at the top of this post: Item WPAC-WAT-00204 – Carbis Mill, St Erth