Worsbrough Mill is a 17th Century working water mill set in 240 acres of tranquil Country Park. It is an amazing place to visit, have fun and see history come to life for all the family.
Visitors can see the working water mill and learn about the milling process, following it from beginning to end.
Visitors can enjoy a leisurely day out exploring the Country Park. The 60 acre reservoir is a haven for wildlife and regularly attracts birdwatchers and anglers.
There is level access from the main entrance to:ShopShop DeskMain onsite toilets - opposite MillMillers Tea RoomShopVisitor CentreMillPlay area
There is level access from the car park to:Picnic Area - Beside PlaygroundPicnic Area - behind shop
Travel by public transport
From Sheffield Road/Worsbrough Road bus stop, take the path to your left which takes you down to the Mill, shop and cafe
From Park Road/West Street bus stop, cross the road and enter through the car park
Travel by taxi
The main car park is 0.1 miles from the venue. Blue badge parking is free
There is accessible parking near the Mill, accessed by driving down the lane to the left of the pay and display machine in the main car park. There are two accessible parking bays. Access to the Mill upper floor, cafe, shop and visitor centre is then up a steep slope of about 100 metres
Path to main entrance
We are designating the shop as the 'main entrance' for the purposes of this guide. Visitors can also access the cafe, the visitor centre and the Mill from the same external courtyard. There is a smoothway for wheelchairs and buggies running around the edge of the cobbles in the courtyard and leading up to each door.
The shop is closed on Mondays
Getting around inside
Visual Impairment - General Information
Ticket/ information desk
The information desk is in the shop and doubles up as a retail desk
The front entrance to the shop is accessed through the main courtyard
The back entrance to the shop is accessed through the outdoor eating area and contains 6 steps
There is an internal door from the shop to the visitor centre, this has two steps. The level access route is to go back out of the shop door and in through the external visitor centre door.
Main onsite toilets - opposite Mill
The accessible toilet is in the same block as the main toilets, accessed through the far left door. It is also a baby changing facility. Handles are a good contrast to the wall and floor.
We have designated the shop as the main entrance for the purposes of this guide. Back entrance to shop from picnic courtyard area has six steps. Front entrance, next to cafe, has level access.
Place to eat and drink
Millers Tea Room
Although the cafe can provide some gluten free and vegan options, all items are prepared in the same kitchen therefore it cannot be guaranteed that any food is completely allergen free.
The main cafe entrance from the courtyard is 850mm wide. The internal doors to the back room of the cafe are 600mm and 740mm. There are tables in the first room of the cafe near the counter which can be accessed from the wider external door.
There are three wheelchair accessible benches in the picnic area behind the cafe. This can be accessed by going round the main courtyard and to the right - there is a slope and cobbled area.
There is an internal door between the shop and the visitor centre which has two steps
There is an internal door between the visitor centre and cafe which has one step
The level access route for both is to go out of the external door of the shop/visitor centre and through the courtyard
Mill entrance is opposite shop/ main entrance. The door to the top floor is 930mm. On entering the Mill from the top door, you can see the water wheel and machinery from the landing area. There is then a step and narrow bridge with low headroom. The ramp is 650mm wide at its narrowest point and accessed by a step at either side. There is a beam above the ramp 1450mm from the floor.
On the other side of the ramp is a door 600mm wide
There is a steep staircase in the Mill leading from the top floor to the bottom
You can also enter the Mill from the lower floor, the door is 800mm. There is an internal door 880mm wide. There is then a steep staircase up to the top floor of the Mill.
Getting around outside
Designated Walking Trail
There is a decorative bird screen along the walk.
This is the longest walk at Worsbrough. There is a shorter walk which takes you along the reservoir from the Mill pond and back along the path leading from the picnic area. This has level access although there is a slope lasting 20 metres leading up to the reservoir. Visitors may wish to begin the walk the other way and end by coming down the slope rather than going up it at the start. Visitors can then use the millpond bridge to continue back to the mill courtyard.
Picnic Area - Beside Playground
The picnic area is beside the accessible parking spaces and play area
Picnic Area - behind shop
The picnic area is accessed up a slope from the main courtyard. It has cobbles. There are 3 wheelchair accessible benches.
The play area is beside the bottom picnic area
Customer care support
Emergency evacuation procedures
Customer care support
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