Barony Mills

Barony Mill is a working water-powered mill specializing in stone-ground bere meal and is open for tours between May and September.

During summer, the Mill is open to the public and has displays of photographs of old-time farming in Birsay, samples of the produce at each stage of the milling and milling tools. Tours include demonstrations of the running of the machinery. Meal is sold in 1.5kg bags for home use at the Mill, in shops.


Open every day, seven days a week, 1 May to 30 September. Opening Hours: 10am Р1pm, 2pm Р5pm.

For full details of the mill and its history see the Barony Mill page on the Birsay website.

Barony Mills is a 13 minute drive from Unigar Cottages (see directions on Google Maps).