A Fraggle report~Path Head WaterMill

Last Thursday turned out to be a rare sunny day, and Sophie and I went on a trip to visit Path Head Mill at Blaydon.  The original Mill was a corn mill founded in 1730, but by 1974 was derelict with a 1930’s farmhouse the only survivor. In 1992 The Vale Mill Trust was founded, and the 18th century watermill has  been restored by them.  The work has been done mostly by volunteers, many of whom come from disadvantaged backgrounds and have been given opportunities and training to help them develop life skills and employment. When we arrived we were…