history

With royal connections and a host of History, Otterburn Mill is truly a story not to be missed. From its original status as a working mill to its current tourism and retail offering.

Did you know?
To be on Tenter Hooks, why?

This famous expression came from the textile trade. Otterburn Mill boasts the last set of Tenter frames in Europe. After cloth had been woven it needed to be washed and dried. The drying process was done on the Tenter frames by hooking the cloth onto the top and bottom bars of Tenter hooks and the bottom bar was released to stretch the cloth.

This is one of the many interesting facts about the Mill - read on to find out more.