A guide to artisan UK Flour Mills currently delivering

Find the essential ingredient for baking with this guide to UK flour mills across the UK.

Lockdown has driven us to literally live our best Great British Bake Off lives. Have you been whipping up banana bread, pancakes and loaves? Because I have.

Flour is rarer than gold dust. Even Attenborough is impressed when he spies the lesser spotted bread flour.

It took me three weeks to get one bag of flour and it was the last one on the shelf.

That’s when it hit me, I need to go direct to the source.

Not having any luck at the supermarket finding flour? Well, have I GOT YOU!

I have put together the little black book of artisan UK flour mills selling by region.

Here’s your guide to artisan UK flour mills delivering right now…

The little black book of flour mills

I don’t know about you but see as I can’t travel I’m sure as hell going to get my bake on. Hello carby comfort. Turns out the UK has a lot of mills. I mean, more than I ever realised.

I’ve listed as many UK flour mills as I could find and whether they…

  • Sell online
  • Deliver across the whole of the UK
  • Any important details – including changes during COVID 19 lockdown

If your mill isn’t on this list, let me know and I can add you in, either comment below or email me. I’ve become a little obsessed with UK flour mills now and will always try and order from one now because the quality is excellent.

This is one BIG list.

To make the list of UK flour mills a little more manageable I’ve put the lists into a priority order, starting with the mills currently delivering across the UK, followed by regional mills and open or selling status.

Mills delivering across the UK

In alphabetical order, for fairness, here are the UK flour mills currently delivering…

Full details of regional sellers and call and collect services can be found in the regional lists below.

I’m currently waiting on an order from Shipton Mill and have just got the email to say it’s on its way and I can’t wait for it to arrive.

All information on the UK flour mills list was up to date as of 13 July 2020 and I will update this regularly or if any major COVID 19 lockdown changes are made.

Regional UK Flour Mills

Use these quick links to jump to specific regions to see the UK flour mills in that area…

South East England
South West England
East of England
East Midlands
North East England
North West England
Yorkshire and The Humber
Northern Ireland

South East England

Calbourne Water Mill

Newport Road, Calbourne, Isle of Wight PO30 4JN

  • Online shop is still open and delivering UK wide
  • Orders weighing over 15kg can not be delivered at the moment
  • Delivery is 3-5 working days, however please allow 5 working days for arrival depending on the destination. Deliveries are sent with a carrier
  • Please allow additional delivery time due to COVID 19 and staff shortages
  • Enquires for outside of the UK, and anything else, email thewatermill@hotmail.co.uk
Doves Farm Foods Ltd

Salisbury Road, Hungerford, Berkshire RG17 0RF

  • Online shop is still open and delivering UK wide
  • Organic self raising white flour 16kg sack now available
  • Check back regularly as stock changes every day
  • For all orders please allow 3-5 working days for delivery
  • Purchase restrictions apply. Only one sack 16kg sack per order and maximum of two sacks per week
  • Specialists in organic flours, Doves farm produces a large range of flours, including gluten-free products
  • I’ve bought this before and it’s really nice, quality flour
Eling Tide Mill

Eling Hill, Totton, Southampton SO40 9HF

  • Temporarily closed and not producing flour
  • One of the few tide mills in the world still producing flour
  • Normally the mill is open to the public, but milling is dependent on the tide so check with the mill before visiting if you want to see it in operation – check the website to see when it will reopen
  • Three types of flour are milled
Ford End Watermill

Ford End Watermill, Station Road, Ivinghoe, Bucks LU7 9EA

FWP Matthews Ltd

Cotswold Mill, Station Road, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton OX7 6BH

  • Online shop is still open and delivering UK wide
  • The online shop will be selling various sizes of flour, this changes regularly so check the website to see what’s available
  • The current order processing time is 7 to 10 working days
  • The mill produces a range of flours using grain that is sourced locally
Leckford Estate

Longstock Park Nursery, Leckford Estate, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20 6EH

  • The Longstock Farm Shop is open and offering free local delivery during COVID 19
  • The free local produce delivery service is available to residents in Longstock, Leckford, Fullerton and Houghton Villages and will be available until the end of May 2020- check the website for updates
  • A minimum order value of £20 applies to all orders
  • Call on 01264 810270 to place your order, or to enquire more about the service and products
  • If you live within these areas but are unsure if we can deliver to you, don’t hesitate to call with any questions on 01264 810270. 
  • Whether you’re having to self-isolate or not, they’re here to provide you with no-contact doorstep delivery
  • Visit the website to view the full product list with prices. If there is an item you want and don’t see it on the list, then please let us know and we’ll let you know what additional or replacement items we have in stock.
  • Leckford isn’t exactly a mill but they are producing flour so thought it was worth including
Lurgashall Mill

Mill Farm, Lurgashall, Petworth, West Sussex GU28 9ER

  • Not currently selling flour online or on Facebook
  • Run as a part of the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, which is temporarily closed
  • The watermill has been completely restored and normally produces stoneground wholemeal flour
Mapledurham Mill

Mapledurham, Reading, Oxfordshire RG4 7TS

  • Temporary closed and not producing flour
  • The only flour producing watermill on the Thames
  • Normally various flours can be bought from the mill shop, check the website for hours
A guide to artisan flour mills delivering across the UK, this is flour from Wessex Mill which is featured on the list
Wessex Mill

Mill Street, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 9AB

  • Delivers across the UK except the highlands and islands
  • The mill shop is open too, times vary day to day so message them on Facebook to see if they are open
  • Still selling online but dealing with a high level of orders – check regularly for updates on the website
  • The mill is very responsive on it’s Facebook Page
  • Roller milling locally grown wheat to produce flour. Normally appointments can be made to tour the mill 
Winchester City Mill

Bridge Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9BH

  • This National Trust site is currently closed and not producing flour
  • Keep an eye on the website to see updates regarding reopening
  • This mill is conveniently in the centre of Winchester City Centre and it only makes small amounts of flour but is worth checking once it has reopened
  • I’ve bought flour from here before and it was very good, aren’t we lucky to have so many great UK flour mills!

South West England

Alderholt Mill

Sandleheath Road, Alderholt, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 1PU

  • Sells flour through its mill shop but not online
  • My recommendation would be to call before visiting to ensure flour is in stock
  • It’s a working watermill with a B&B and self-catering accommodation
Burcott Mill

Wells Road, Wookey, Wells, Somerset BA5 1NJ

  • Appears to still be open for purchase of flour from the mill shop, but I’d call in advance to check availability
  • No online shop
  • Open daily for flour sales, when visitors are welcome to look around the watermill
  • The flour is available through certain farm shops in Somerset
Clyston Mill

Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon EX5 3EW

  • Temporarily closed and not producing flour
  • A National Trust site, the watermill uses locally grown wheat to make flour and bread for the tea room
  • Stoneground flour is sold in the shop at the mill and at Killerton’s shop
Cricklepit Mill

Commercial Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 4AB

  • No online shop and only hosts specific milling visitor days – none planned at present
  • Run by Devon Wildlife Trust
  • Normally flour milling at the watermill takes place on the second Friday of each month
  • Flour can be bought at the mill when it’s open
Dunster Water Mill

Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6RL

  • Temporarily closed and not producing flour
  • No online shop, normally the mill shops sells flour
  • The mill was built in 1680 and it has a museum housing a collection of ancient agricultural machinery which is open to the public
Hele Mill

Corn Mill Close, Ilfracombe, Devon EX34 9QY

  • Temporarily closed, no online shop
  • Updates on reopening will be posted regularly on the Facebook Page
  • Tours of the watermill are available, see website for opening times.  Stoneground whole grain flour is sold in the gift shop.
Otterton Mill

Fore Street, Otterton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon EX9 7HG

  • Shop open, local collection services but no online shop
  • The Farm Shop and Bakery is now open 10am to 3pm Wednesday through to Sunday (closed on a Monday & Tuesday). 
  • Next Day Collection Services: They offer a next day collection service between 3pm and 4pm when open.
  • Orders need to be placed the previous day by 3pm by calling 01395 568031
  • Please leave a contact name and number if they are busy
  • Social distancing, hand and basket sanitising stations and screens are in place and we will operate with a maximum of two customers inside the store only
  • For the most recent updates check the Facebook Page for more information
  • A watermill producing stoneground flours that are used in the artisan bakery on site, and sold through the shop
  • Normally the mill is open to the public
Sharpham Park

Street, Somerset BA16 9SA

  • Online shop open and delivering across the UK
  • Only sells spelt flours
  • Does not appear to have a mill shop for local collection and no call and collect service offered
  • Stocks locally and at sister company Kilver Court Designer Village, Somerset
  • The farm at Sharpham Park grows and mills spelt, producing a range of flours
Shipton Mill

Long Newnton, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8RP

  • Online shop open and delivering across the UK
  • Due to high demand to order you must first register for an ordering slot
  • When allocated a slot, you have 24 hours to make an order
  • Please allow seven days for the order to be dispatched due to high demand
  • Selling directly from the mill shop is temporarily suspended so they can focus on online orders
  • An amazing selection of different flours is available, and I’m waiting on a big flour order from them which I’m very excited about
  • The stones are now turned by electricity for a more consistent power source but it was once a water-driven mill
Stanway Watermill

Stanway, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 5PQ

  • No updates on opening times or flour availability on the website or its Twitter or Facebook account during COVID 19
  • No online shop
  • Normally the mill is open to the public on one or two days of the week
Stoate and Sons

Cann Mills Bozley Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 0BL

  • Online shop and delivering across the UK
  • No call and collect offered, mill not open to the public
  • Orders will take 10-14 days
  • Offers three different flours in a good range of different sizes
  • Also stocks local businesses across the region
  • For queries call 01747 852475 or email info@stoatesflour.co.uk
  • Normally it does bread making course too
Sturminster Newton Mill

Newton Hill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2DQ

  • Working tourist attraction
  • During the pandemic the mill is back in production to help meet demand, read the recent Bournemouth Echo news article
  • I’ve looked and think the flour can only be bought from the mill on a collection basis as there’s no online options
  • Try calling on 01258 473 760 – I’ve not managed to get through but I’ll keep trying and update this if I find out
  • Normally the mill is open to the public, with guided tours available
The Town Mill

Mil Lane, Lyme Regis, Dorset DT7 3PU

  • Flour can be purchased directly from the mill shop
  • It is only supplying residents of the local community and each order is limited to three bags per person
  • No call and collect or online service offered
  • Normally this watermill is open and it has an art gallery and a café on site
Wilton Mill

Near Marlborough Wiltshire SN8 3SW

  • Temporarily closed and not producing flour
  • Normally the windmill is run by volunteers and is open from Easter Saturday to the end of September on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from 2pm to 5pm
  • Stoneground flour is sold at the mill and it stocks local shops

East of England

Denver Mills
  • Temporarily closed
  • I can’t actually find out if the mill is still producing flour, the family that previously ran it has changed its business and it doesn’t look like anyone’s continuing with the traditional practice of making flour here.
Fosters Mill at Swaffham Prior

Mill Hill, Swaffham Prior, Cambridge CB25 0JZ

  • Temporarily close BUT still producing flour
  • The mill shop is open on Thursday mornings from 9am to 1pm and on the second Sunday of each month from 2pm to 5pm
  • Online services have to be switched on and off to keep up with demand so it’s worth checking regularly
  • Call 01638 741 009 or message via the ‘Contact Us‘ page
Houghton Mill

Mill Street, Houghton, Cambs PE28 2AZ

  • Temporarily closed and no flour production at the moment
  • A National Trust property with tea room and shop
Letheringsett Watermill

Riverside Road, Letheringsett, Holt, North Norfolk NR25 7YD

  • Temporarily closed but still producing flour
  • Orders are still being taken but take 7-10 days for delivery and please keep in mind it’s a small team
  • Please call 01263 713153, email info@letheringsettwatermill.co.uk or visit the ‘Contact Us‘ page
  • This is Norfolk’s only flour producing watermill
Lode Mill

54-26 Mill Rd, Lode, Cambridge CB25 9EN

  • Temporarily closed and not producing flour
  • The watermill stands in the grounds of Anglesey Abbey, a National Trust property

Chelmer Mills, New Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1PN

  • The online store is re-stocked most days with a limited selection of 16kg sacks only
  • Delivers across the UK courtesy of DHL
  • No click and collect currently offered
  • Orders are strictly one 16kg sack per product, per person
  • 7-21 days for delivery
  • Prices are only visible when you’re able to purchase the flour
  • During this time prices cannot be provided by e-mail or over the phone. As an example, a 16kg sack of Manitoba is £18.49 and Culinary Plain and Self Raising are £13.49
  • Does not sell yeast but has recipes for bread with our yeast and sourdough starters
Maple Farm Kelsale
  • Open every day 9am-6pm, one person in at a time, please use had sanitiser
  • Please call 01728 65200 or email info@maplefarmkelsale.co.uk to place special orders or for more information
  • The farm sells more than flour, so could be a great place for any further items
Mill Green Mill

Maple Farm Kelsale, Kelsale, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 2PL

  • Temporarily closed BUT still producing flour
  • Flour available for pre-order Tues-Thurs, 10am – 4pm, with collection times being arranged at the point of order
  • A maximum of 3kg per person (or 6 loaves) until further notice
  • Please contact them to place your order by calling 01707 357 850 or email museum@welhat.gov.uk
  • The watermill is home to the local history museum for the Welwyn Hatfield District
Pakenham Watermill

Water Mill Farm, Mill Road, Pakenham, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31 2NB

  • Temporarily closed and not producing flour
  • Tours and shop also currently closed
  • Message the ‘Contact Us‘ page with any further queries
Pann Mill

London Road, High Wycombe, Bucks HP11 1BJ

  • Temporarily closed and not producing flour
  • The watermill is being restored and run by volunteers
Redbournbury Watermill

Redbournbury Mill, Redbournbury Lane, St Albans, Herts AL3 6RS

  • The mill and bakery are temporarily closed
  • An electric engine is now used to power the mill because the water levels in the river are no longer high enough to produce enough power
Stotfold Watermill

Mill Lane, Stotfold, Hitchin, Beds SG5 4NU

  • Temporarily closed BUT still producing flour
  • I’ve emailed and unfortunately they can’t sell to the public at the moment but it’s worth keeping an eye on the webpage and Facebook Page
  • The lovely Ray has been milling round the clock to keep Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire stocked with flour
  • Flour is milled from locally grown ‘Gallant’ wheat, good for making bread with
Wicken Corn Windmill

Wicken, Ely, Cambs

  • Temporarily closed BUT still making flour
  • Not selling to the public at the moment – keep an eye on Facebook for the latest updates

East Midlands

Claybrooke Mill

Frolesworth Lane, Claybrooke Magna, Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 5DB

  • Very small set up run by one person, recommend that only people local to the mill order
  • Sells online, updates stocks daily
  • Offers Click and Collect service
  • Promotes environmentally friendly packaging
  • Prioritising regular customers during COVID 19
  • It also has an eco shop, sells muesli, cereal and has a refillable station.
Cogglesford Mill

East Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7EQ

  • The watermill is temporarily closed
  • Not currently offering an online service or click and collect
  • Normally you can visit and it has a restaurant and coffee shop, it’s run by volunteers and the council
  • Main website is currently down
Ellis Mill

21 Mill Road, Lincoln LN1 3JJ

  • Temporarily closed
  • Not currently offering an online service or click and collect
  • Managed by Lincolnshire County Council
  • Run by volunteers
  • Normally it’s open to the public at weekends
  • It’s the last working windmill in Lincoln, built in 1798
Green’s Mill

Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham NG2 4QB

  • Temporarily closed but still producing flour
  • Fulfilling local flour demand, call and collect online, no delivery service at present
  • To place a flour order please call 0115 915 6878
  • No online ordering service
  • Maximum amount of white and white spelt per order is 3kg, and maximum amount of all other varieties of flour per order is 6kg.
  • The windmill and adjacent science centre are open to the public and the mill has a shop
Heage Windmill

Heage Windmill, Chesterfield Road, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 2BH

  • Temporarily closed, no online or click and collect services available
  • Normally the mill is open for guided tours on weekends and bank holidays, always check the website
Heckington Windmill

4 Hale Road, Heckington, Sleaford, Lincs NG34 9JW

  • Temporarily closed, no online or click and collect services available
  • The only surviving eight sailed windmill in the country
  • Normally the mill, tea room and brewery shop are open to the public, check the website for reopening plans and hours
Maud Foster Mill

16 Willoughby Road, Boston, Lincs PE21 9EG

  • Temporarily closed but still producing flour
  • Please phone 01205 352188 in advance to make a call and collect order
  • No online ordering service available
  • Flour is sold in 500g, 1Kg, 1.5Kg and 6Kg bags
  • 16kg and 32Kg sacks of flour can be ordered for collection from the mill
  • To avoid disappointment check that items are in stock before making a special journey
  • A windmill with electrically powered stones that can be used when there is no wind
  • Built in 1819, the mill underwent major renovations in the late 1980s
Mount Pleasant Windmill

6 N Cliff Road, Gainsborough, North Lincs DN21 4NH

  • Temporarily closed BUT still producing three main types of flour and bread
  • Please phone 07812 589 242 to make a call and collect order
  • New website is under construction BUT still operating from its Facebook Page
  • A traditional four-sailed windmill built in 1875
North Leverton Windmill

Mill Lane, North Leverton with Habblesthorpe, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 0BA

  • Website has not been updated BUT looks like it’s still operating to serve locals from its Facebook Page
  • Look out for Facebook updates to find out when next flour orders can be taken
  • Contact numbers are 01427 880254 or 07968 969424 or visit the ‘Contact Us‘ webpage for further contact details
  • Built in 1813 by a group of local farmers
Sibsey Trader Windmill

Frithville Road, Sibsey, Boston, Lincs PE22 0SY

  • Call and collect service is being offered locally
  • Call or text 07718 320449 or 01205 750036 or email millflour@btinternet.com
  • Built in 1877 to replace an earlier mill on the site
  • One of the last six-sailed UK flour mills remaining in England and is an English Heritage site
Stainsby Mill

Mill Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S44 5RW

  • Temporarily close, no online or click and collect services available confirmed by the Mill’s Facebook Page
  • The watermill is part of the Hardwick Estate and is a National Trust Property
The Five Sailed Windmill

32 East Street, Alford, Lincs LN13 9EH

  • I’m struggling to find out if it’s still producing flour – the website hasn’t been updated and the last relevant post on Facebook was in 2018
  • Let me know if you know any information to the contrary
  • Built in 1837, the mill has five sails due to efficiency experiments
  • This mill has a gas-driven engine, allowing it to continue working when there is no wind
Tuxford Mill

Retford Road, Tuxford, North Nottinghamshire NG22 0NW

  • Offering a email/call and collect service
  • Please email info@tuxford-windmill.co.uk
  • Please only call if you don’t have email the team is small and it’s easier for them to process emails, call 01777 871 202
  • Normally there are guided tours of the mill, baking classes and a shop but all are temporarily closed
Whissendine Windmill

14 Melton Road, Whissendine, Oakham, Leics LE15 7EU

  • Temporarily closed
  • I had to do some detective work via the Facebook Page
  • I messaged them and they let me know that…
    • People can purchase flour from the mill it self. For slightly larger orders they deliver in and around the leicester/ Rutland/ Northampton area or they can use a courier to deliver. They are stocking a lot of local outlets i.e. farm shops etc. But in this instance they would advise people to ring Nigel first on 01664 474172 or leave a message on our website first for information or availability.

North East England

Gilchesters Organics

Gilchesters Farm, Stamfordham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE18 0QL

  • SOLD OUT – online orders only, sold out but worth checking back regularly
  • Gilchesters grow heritage wheat varieties using organic methods and mills it on site
Heatherslaw Corn Mill

Ford Forge, Heatherslaw, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland TD12 4TJ

  • Online shop closed until orders can be caught up on
  • Check back regularly for updates
  • Heatherslaw Mill is the only working watermill in Northumberland and milling has been done there for over 700 years.
  • Temporarily closed to visitors

North West England

Bunbury Mill

Mill Lane, Bowe’s Gate Road, Tarporley Cheshire CW6 9PY

  • Temporarily closed until further notice, no call and collect or delivery offered
  • The restored water mill is set in two acres of wildlife rich countryside
  • Run by a village trust, this UK flour mill produces stoneground flour which is sold through the visitor centre.  Tours of the mill are available and the grounds are open to the public.
Caudwell’s Mill

158 Bakewell Road, Rowsley, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 2EB

  • The mill is temporarily closed but the mill shop is open six days a week, Monday to Saturday, from 10.30am – 3pm
  • Online orders are due to recommence shortly, check the Shop Webpage for the latest updates and details
  • Caudwell’s Mill switched to water turbine power from a traditional watermill when the rollers were installed for milling the flour
  • This mill produces over 25 types of flour
Little Salkeld Watermill

Little Salkeld, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1NN

  • Online orders only – enquire for Scottish Highlands and Ireland delivery days and prices
  • Orders placed will be delivered ASAP, at the moment please allow 2-3 weeks, when deliveries are picked up they are delivered the next working day
  • Check back regularly for stock updates
  • Specialises in organic and biodynamic flours, the mill offers tours and bread making courses
Walk Mill

Walk Mill Lane, Waverton, Chester, CH3 7BF

  • Temporary closed
  • Only milling to stock local businesses
  • Normally the watermill is open to the public every day except Mondays and flour from the mill is used in the Miller’s Kitchen to make bread and cakes that are sold in the mill’s shop

West Midlands

Charlecote Mill

Charlecote Mill House, Charlecote Road, Hampton Lucy, Warwick CV35 8BB

  • Currently fulfilling the backlog of online orders it has received
  • The team is small and experiencing exceptionally high demand
  • The website is very well informed and answers all questions
  • This mill is doing its best to keep local companies stocked and recommends trying these places on its Buying Flour webpage (scroll down to view)
  • Flour can be bought direct from the mill or online but look at the website for the most up to date information
Offley Mill

Offley Brook, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, ST21 6HA

  • Not open or selling flour to the public, commercial flour selling only.
  • This mill most grinds animal feeds and flour for the local chapatti trade

Yorkshire and The Humber

Castleford Heritage Trust

Heritage Trust Queen’s Mill, 1 Aire St, Castleford, West Yorks WF10 1JL

  • Stocking local outlets only
  • No online or call and collect service
  • Founded in 2000 it moved into Queen’s Mill in 2013
  • This mill is the base for Castleford Heritage Trust
  • A team of volunteers mill flour from fields around Selby
  • The flour is on sale at local farm shops and the on-site tearoom
Crakehall Watermill

 Little Crakehall, Bedale, Yorkshire DL8 1HU

  • Purchase direct from the mill only
  • Please contact in advance to order and to be sure there is someone available to serve you
  • Call 01677 423240 or email flour@crakehallwatermill.co.uk 
  • At the moment priority is being given to local customers and also the shops and farm shops who are our loyal customers
  • Potential new customers are welcome to contact, email is preferred and they will do their best to supply when possible
  • For local stockists visit the ‘Our Flour‘ page on the website
  • A restored working mill producing wholemeal stoneground flour using locally grown wheat
Worsbrough Mill

Worsbrough, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70 5LL

  • Tourist attraction selling flour from the mill and a new ShopAppy page delivering across the UK
  • To place an online order please see the new ShopAppy page to order
  • Due to the current COVID-19 situation they will be limiting customer orders to 6kg total with a maximum of 3kg of any individual flour
  • Orders will be available for click and collect from the Mill Car park twice a week Sunday 1pm-2pm and Wednesday 1pm – 2pm. Place an order on Monday available for collection on Wednesday. Place an order on Thursday for collection on Sunday
  • Flat fee for UK mail order £10
  • Orders will be processed on a first come, first served basis with new batches of flour available to order every Monday and Thursday from 9am
  • Unfortunately at this time they are unable to accept any other advance orders
  • Keep checking the website for updates and it’s Facebook Page
  • It’s a 17th century watermill set in a country park
Yorkshire Organic Millers

The Mill, Hill Top Farm, Spaunton Bank, York YO62 6TS


Barony Mills

Birsay, Orkney KW17 2LY

  • Online shop open and delivering across the UK
  • For more information about local stockists visit the Barony Mills Stockist Page
  • For more information about visiting the mill to purchase flour please email enquiries@baronymill.com
  • The watermill grinds bere, an ancient form of barley, which tolerates the cool climate and shorter growing season of Orkney
Blair Atholl Watermill

Ford Road,  Blair Atholl, Highland Perthshire, Scotland PH18 5SH

  • Temporarily closed BUT, still producing flour AND delivering across the UK
  • Milling is water dependent but they will still be producing flour and oatmeal.
  • Currently selling self raising, strong white and plain white flour milled by Carr’s whilst there is a shortage during the pandemic.
  • Orders can still be placed online for delivery by Parcelforce at www.blairathollwatermill.com/shop
  • A working watermill dating back to 1590’s with tea room
Golspie Mill

Mill House, Golspie, Sutherland KW10 6SF

  • Some specialist Golspie flours available from the Real Foods online shop delivers UK wide
  • When I last checked oatmeal and peasemeal was in stock
  • Call 01408 633278 or email info@golspiemill.co.uk for further details
  • The watermill was fully restored in 1992 and mills a range of flours, including organic flours
  • It stocks a number of local outlets which can be found on the ‘Stockists‘ webpage
The Mill at Bowhouse – Scotland The Bread

 Unit 8, Bowhouse, St Monans, East Neuk, Fife KY10 2DB

  • Online shop delivering across the UK and a click and collect service
  • We don’t have a shop front, so if you have chosen to ‘Collect from Bowhouse’ instead of having your order delivered, it’s best to get in touch to arrange a good time to collect it beforehand.

You can also buy our flour in the Millhouse cafe at Bowhouse, and at Ardross Farm Shop across the road.

Mungoswells Malt & Milling

Mungoswells, Drem, East Lothian, Scotland EH39 5AT

  • Online orders only and is shipping across the UK
  • Intermittently closing the online shop to ensure it can match demand
  • Check regularly for stock and delivery updates, the website is informative
  • Approximately eight days for delivery
  • Doesn’t appear to have a physical shop or call and collect service
  • Producing quality Scottish Flour and Malt from wheat and barley grown on the farm in East Lothian


Felin Ganol Watermill

Llanrhystud, Ceredigion, Wales SY23

  • The website is temporarily down BUT, keep checking the mill’s Facebook Page for regular updates
  • It is producing flour but fulfilling its commitments to local shops and bakers first
  • It posts regularly on Facebook and Instagram
  • Produces organic stoneground flours that can normally be bought from the mill when it is open and through local stockists
Talgarth Mill
  • Open for take-away and collection only
  • No online shop or mail order flour deliveries
  • Revised Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am – 2pm, and Saturday 9.30am – 2pm
  • Pre-orders: They are currently taking pre-orders for wholemeal flour only (and bread locally) and are taking contactless card payments with no minimum amount. View our bread range and baking schedule
  • Contact them:
  • Talgarth Mill is run entirely by volunteers
  • Please keep in mind that they are a small, artisan UK flour mill and bakery with limited capacity and two bakers who work alternate days
Y Felin

Moylegrove near St Dogmaels, South Wales and Pembrokeshire SA43

  • It appears they are still producing flour for local residents according to recent Facebook posts
  • Message on Facebook to enquire
  • A watermill normally open to the public which produces a range of stoneground flours from its shop

Northern Ireland

Belfast Mills, Percy Street, Belfast BT13 2HW

At last count, by a very dedicated chap in 2019, Northern Ireland has over 4000 mills with various purposes, head to the Mills of Northern Ireland website to see them all on a map. Not many show up on Google though.

Researching working Northern Ireland flour mills was tough, if you know if any I’ve missed please do email me suggestions to add in.

Andrews Flour Mill

Belfast Mills, Percy Street, Belfast BT13 2HW

  • Andrews Flour is Northern Ireland’s only independent flour milling company
  • No online service, to order call
  • From our base in Belfast, they mill a wide range of premium quality flours and wholemeals for use in both household and commercial baking
Martry Mill

Martry Mill House, Kells, Co. Meath

Mill and Flour Mic Drop…

…and that is the guide to artisan UK flour mills delivering across the UK.

I don’t know how to end such a mammoth post, so if you got here REWARD yourself because this one long ass lengthy post.

Man alive that took a LONG time to put together. But, I hope this guide to UK flour mills helps you find some flour.

Good luck and happy baking!

Find the essential ingredient for baking with this guide to UK flour mills across the UK.

Lockdown has driven us to literally live our best Great British Bake Off lives. Have you been whipping up banana bread, pancakes and loaves? Because I have.

Flour is rarer than gold dust. Even Attenborough is impressed when he spies the lesser spotted bread flour.

It took me three weeks to get one bag of flour and it was the last one on the shelf.

That’s when it hit me, I need to go direct to the source.

Not having any luck at the supermarket finding flour? Well, have I GOT YOU!

I have put together the little black book of artisan UK flour mills selling by region.

Here’s your guide to artisan flour mills delivering across the UK right now…

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