New River Fishing platforms

We have recently built three new fishing platforms exclusively for  our guest’s use. One is in the Mill pond – see the picture here (with a guest fishing!) Two have been built in the mill stream. All have been designed to increase the pleasure of the growing number of our Read more…

Roof Repairs

Currently doing roof repairs to the Old Watermill  and we thought to show you this picture, taken from the Mill roof, looking upstream. You can see the intake for the hydro screw on the left side and our narrow boat on the right. Our guests have a similar view from Read more…

Our new Eel Pass

Have you ever seen one of these?? Anne & Andy were told that eel numbers are declining on their river because barriers across waterways hamper their route. One estimate suggested that hydroelectric dams have blocked the eels access to the sea in 35% of its habitat, so they installed an Read more…

Hydropower at the Mill

Hardwater Mill at Great Doddington, near Wellingborough produces it’s own Hydropower electricity. Previous Next Video courtesy of kevbrown875@gmail.com Photos used with the kind permission of Mannpower Consulting The installation makes enough electricity to power the mill and produce extra for the National Grid. Several other mills on the same stretch of river are Read more…

AT HOME – Hardwater Mill

Island Life….. An ancient watermill, which was mentioned in the Domesday Book and sheltered a fleeing Thomas a Becket, has been turned in luxury holiday accommodation by it’s Owners, Andy and Anne.