Newmills Corn and Flax Mill, Letterkenny

#7 of 33 in Things to do in Letterkenny
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The oldest surviving building here is said to be 400 years old. Indeed, the whole complex is an interesting reminder of a stage in the industrial development of this country which has now given way to a more sophisticated, but usually far less fascinating technology.

Location: 5km outside Letterkenny off Churchill Road.

Guided Tours: Available on request; Max. No: 15-20; Duration: 45 minutes

Leaflet/Guide Booklet: English/Irish/French/German/Italian

Photography Allowed: Yes. Commercial photography requires permission

Audio Visual Presentaion: "Newmills"; Seating: 20; Duration: 17 minutes; Languages: English
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  • Pleasant afternoon, short intro film followed by very informative tour. The mill is small, but very nicely restored. Makes a nice short stop. Loads of parking.  more »
  • Fantastic little place where they have resurrected an old mill and created a window into an old world which has disappeared forever. The whole journey from plant to eventual creation of linen is...  more »
  • Amazing tour, it was very interesting to see all the machines working. The Mills are very well restored and it’s very beautiful outside. The staff are very friendly and very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed it and I definitely recommend going😁
  • Very interesting visit! The guided tour was well done and the site is very nicely restored. The 15 min video is also recommended (I normally hate those but this one was nice)
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