Fundraiser for Willsbridge Mill

We love Willsbridge Mill and we’re trying to maintain the running and restoration of the site under difficult circumstances this year. Please go to our fundraising page to read more and donate if you can. Thank you.  

New Cafe Opening Times

We are extending the open hours of the café to 6 days a week! Tuesdays – Sunday 11.00am-3.30pm Light meals served until 2.30pm – last table orders 3.00pm Current working restrictions may mean orders take slightly longer – please be patient We hope to have the inside of the café opened for customers from the 6th November – watch our […]

Pumpkin Hunt in the Enchanted Fairy Wood

Come along and join in the fun. £2,50 per child, Adults and children under 2 are free. Sorry – pre booked tickets are now sold out. Tickets may also be available on the gate but pre-booked tickets are prioritised.

Our Values

We’ve been busy recently with many things going on at the Mill but we’ve taken some time to put what our voluntary group stands for.  Our values are: Serving the community Enabling inclusion and access Aiding conservation of the buildings and land Promoting the heritage of the area Increasing opportunities for education Celebrating and protecting the environment   Our values […]

Forest School Opens!

Thank you to all the visitors who booked for today – we really hope you enjoyed it! Our immense gratitude to Kingfisher Forest School Leaders Hannah, Henry & James for their passion and hard work. Hugh thanks also to Izzy, our ecology student volunteer, for her huge efforts and preparation.

New Shelter

Our new shelter is the latest addition to the Barn. This was made available through the National Lottery Heritage Fund sector for heritage organisations dealing with the coronavirus crisis. Thank you National Lottery players for making it possible for us to support the heritage development of Willsbridge Mill. #NationalLottery #ThanksToYou

Wildlife Pond & Garden Area Update

There have been a number of issues with the current small pond and baths. The existing pond dries out each Summer with the resultant loss of pond life and the baths and sinks become overheated at the same time resulting in a reduction of recorded species overall. WMCR have secured funding to improve the landscape and make the habitat more […]

Ash Dieback Tree Survey

Following a survey by an arboricultural consultant, a number of the Ash trees in the wood have been found to have Ash dieback. South Gloucestershire tree officers and our friends at Avon Wildlife Trust are concerned as the affected trees will have to be felled. You can read more about this devastating disease on the Woodland Trust website. The consultant […]

Forest School Update

Willsbridge Mill has been working setting up a new Forest School and are pleased to announce our partners Kingfisher Forest School will be running a series of short taster sessions over the next few months. Please see our Forest School page for more information. 

Website Changes

We’re making a few changes to the website. Hope you like them. Please send any suggestions to