Pann Mill Watermill
Pann Mill Watermill

Please note: We do not have any flour!

We are a heritage restoration project and any flour produced for demonstration has long since been sold.

Welcome to Pann Mill

Mill open days and work days have been suspended for the duration of the present emergency.

The next Mill Open Day will probably be Sunday, 13th September 2020, from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm. Admission is free and there will be teas, books and other stalls. This will depend of course on whether we are over Corvid-19 problems by then.

We use locally grown wheat supplied by Hill Farm, Stokenchurch.

Come and relax to the gentle rumble of a working watermill and enjoy some refreshments and home baked cakes using our own wholewheat flour.

There will be milling demonstrations and wholewheat flour for sale, water permitting.  Hopefully there should be enough despite the dry weather.


Pann Mill sits at the eastern end of High Wycombe and is a gateway to the Rye open space. It is the last operating water mill on the river Wye, a tributary of the Thames. There have been mills on the site since at least 1086, and probably earlier. The previous Georgian mill was substantially altered in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and mostly demolished in 1971. However, the High Wycombe Society saved the remains and the site, which is leased from High Wycombe Council, and a restoration project was started which continues to this day.


The mill is located on the A40 London Road, at the Eastern end of the town.


Access for those with limited mobility is available to the ground floor.


Buses from the East stop close by.  Other buses stop in the Town Centre or at the Eden Centre bus station, about a 10 minute walk. 


Chiltern Railways' High Wycombe station is about 5 minutes walk away.


Large public car parks are close by. The nearest is across the road from the mill where parking costs £1.00 all day on Sundays. However, payment must be made by card or 'phone, not cash.

We are located at:

Pann Mill

London Road

High Wycombe

HP11 1BJ

Contact us today!

If you have any queries please contact us:


manager at

Or use our contact form.

Although we cannot open the Mill for a while we can show you a little recent history.

During the restoration we produced an occasional Mill newsletter, Pann Mill Times. We have recently found a set of these and will occasionally publish them on this site for your ongoing entertainment. look here.

Mill Open Days in 2020


Normally we would hold open days in May, July and September when we would demonstrate the ancient process of milling using our water powered mill stones. Unfortunately however we have been unable to open during 2020 due to the Covid-19 problems and Government guidelines. We hope to be open again on the 2nd Sunday in May, 2021.


The project team is very small and, at present, we are unable to open more frequently.  However, for educational or special needs something can usually be arranged, although actual milling will not be possible.


We can also provide illustrated talks to local groups or organisations. Please contact us for more information.

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