Skerries Mills with Cream Tea

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What you'll do

A unique experience in the beautiful seaside town of Skerries.

Explore Skerries Mills with Cream Tea with Go City®

  • Get an insight into the world of milling and try your hand at grinding flour!
  • Take a guided tour of some 16th-century mills.
  • Includes a scone with tea or coffee.
  • Your pass also gives you access to many more Dublin attractions, so be sure to check them out.

An award-winning restoration of 16th-century windmills, Skerries Mills is quite a sight. Delve into more than 500 years of industrial history and get stuck in with an interactive tour. Don't miss out on the windmills in Skerries as well!

More About Skerries Mills

The Great Windmill

The Windmill in Skerries called the 'five sail' is a product of its times and is reflective of the popular tower mill style of the 18th and 19th centuries. Skerries’ Great Mill is a five sail mill and measures 49 feet high and is home to a wide range of machinery from sieves, shakers and blowers, as well as grinding stones and a sack-hoist.

The Small Windmill

The older of the two, this small windmill was built on the site of a prehistoric fort and is at the summit of Skerries town. Visitors can go inside and can witness the inner mechanics working as the sails power the grinding stones turning grains into flour.

Guided tour

Learn about the old flour grinding mills and see the water wheel in action through this guided tour of Skerries mills. It’ll open your eyes to the traditional industry of milling – and you can even try your hand it at, too! You’ll be taken right inside the heart of the mills and to the top of the 4 Sail Windmill and 5 Sail Windmills, and the tour will walk you over the crop field to take in breath-taking views over the coastline to top it all off.

Cream Tea

There’s nothing more traditional than an Irish scone. Enjoy one of a selection of freshly baked scones, using flour milled on site, with a cup of tea or a barista coffee in the on-site café.

Skerries Mills facts

  • Skerries means 'the rocks' in Gaelic, which probably has to do with its rugged coastline as a seaside village
  • Skerries was originally a fishing port, but also a major centre for hand embroidery
  • Windmills have been in use since 2000 BC, first developed in Persia and China. The Windmills in Skerries are a sight to behold.

Experience Skerries Mills with Cream Tea and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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Getting in: please show your pass on arrival for entry.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

April - September

Daily: 10AM - 5PM (last admission 4PM)

October - March:
: 10AM - 4:30PM (last admission 3:30PM)




Skerries Mills with Cream Tea

+353 1 849 5208

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