Welcome to The Mill on the Fleet
The Mill is currently CLOSED for the winter and will re-open for the 2024 season on 25th March.
Uncover the history and heritage of Gatehouse and the Fleet Valley at The Mill on the Fleet.
The Mill on the Fleet is a large exhibition centre in a restored 18th century cotton mill. It hosts an annual programme of temporary exhibitions as well as core displays on the history and heritage of Gatehouse and the Fleet Valley. The Gatehouse Tourist Information Centre is based in the Mill, and the Mill also has a large shop showcasing regional arts and crafts, a large second-hand bookshop, and a café with riverside terrace. The Mill hosts live music events, talks and festivals throughout the season.
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.
The Mill is currently CLOSED for the winter and will re-open on 25th March 2024.
The Exhibition Floor, Information, Bookshop and Arts and Crafts are open from late March until the end of October each year.
Front Desk & Information Centre
01557 814099 (Option 1)
Mill on the Fleet
Gatehouse of Fleet