Welcome to The Mill on the Fleet

Exhibitions and Displays

The history and heritage of Gatehouse and the Fleet Valley

Regional Arts & Crafts

Artists and Makers from across Dumfries and Galloway


A large secondhand bookshop – over 20,000 volumes to browse

The Mill Café

Tearoom service with home baking and a beautiful riverside terrace

Hope to see you soon!

Uncover the history and heritage of Gatehouse and the Fleet Valley at The Mill on the Fleet.

The Gatehouse Story

Learn about the development of Gatehouse – a planned 18th century town.  Learn how this cotton mill became known as the Bobbin Mill.

Follow the Fleet

Find out about the natural history of the Fleet Valley, one of Dumfries and Galloway’s three designated National Scenic Areas.

Kirkcudbrightshire Castles

An exhibition looking by the Scottish Castle Association looking at Kirkcudbrightshire castles past and present.

Opening Hours

The Exhibition Floor, Information, Bookshop and Arts and Crafts are open from late March until the end of October each year.


Contact Us

Front Desk & Information Centre



01557 814099 (Option 1)

The Bookshop

07808 171337
07761 460049



Mill on the Fleet
High Street
Gatehouse of Fleet

Tickets and Events

Where tickets to events and workshops are advertised as online, they can be bought through TicketSource. Otherwise available from The Mill Bookshop.

Event Tickets

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