The Museum’s facilities for visitors include:

  • Free ample car parking. There is a main car park almost adjacent to the site, plus an ‘overspill’ car park (including coaches) just a short walk away.
  • Toilets are available on site.
  • There is a gift shop on site which sells souvenirs, needles and a range of cold drinks, ice creams and other confectionary items.
  • There are picnic tables throughout the grounds. These are free for visitors to use.
  • Bicycle stands are available at the Visitor Centre.
  • The Museum has language guides in French, German and Spanish.
  • There is a free ‘Millers Trail’ available for ramblers and the ‘Abbey Meadows Trail’ can be purchased for 75p.
  • Audios tours for the both the Abbey site and Museum are free.
  • The waterwheel and machinery is working on Tuesday afternoons and most weekends, as well as for groups and school visits.

Just some of the picnic tables available in the grounds, for visitors to freely use.

Guided Tours of Forge Mill