Children's Workshop February Half Term Now Booking

Click here to see our childrens workshop programme for February Half Term - Hearts and Birds ahoy !



This year's childrens' workshops will include all the old favourites but also some new workshops. They're currently being finalised by Ana and Kate and details will be posted on this website later in January.

In the meantime, to register your interest, please send us an email to :

and we'll put you on our mailing list and send you details when they're finalised.

Christmas 2011 Newsletter



Click the image above or click here to see our Christmas Newsletter for 2011.

WE WON Best Cumbrian Tea ShopAward!

Ana, Sally, Ian Stephens,  Dave Myers read more »

Breadmaking Course Gift Vouchers for Christmas

Gift Vouchers now available ….the perfect Christmas present !


Breadmaking & More Breadmaking £75 each or £125 for both days. read more »

We've been selected by the "Independent" newspaper as one of the 50 best breakfast spots

Check this link to read the nice things that the "Independent" newspaper has to say about breakfast at The Watermill. Actually we don't open for breakfast until 10.30am, not because we are layabouts but because we get a couple of hours work in before which time we are definitely ready for porridge, toast and more... ! We're number 33 in the list.

New Work by Kate Durdy now on view.

Stunning new applique work by Kate Durdy is now on view in the Tearoom Gallery...

click on the link for more details


Ovenbuilding courses in August

 New for August...The ideal one day workshop - all you need to know to make your own outdoor cob oven using the simplest materials and methods so that you, family, friends, school, community or group can make your own delicious bread, pizzas, biscuits and cakes in the great outdoors.