Balmoral Grist Mill

A working grist mill from 1874

Discover this three-storey mill tucked away in a wooded gorge on Matheson’s Brook. See grains being ground, sifted and turned into flour just as they have been since Alexander McKay opened this mill in 1874. 

Bring a picnic and linger in this shady and peaceful place. Hear the mill stream splashing as water tumbles over the dam. Ramble along the Christine MacDonald Walking Trail as it winds along the brook.

Interactive 360° tour

Experience and explore the mill from home with our new 360° tour. 

Hours

Closed for the season - Reopening Spring 2022

Admission

Adults (18+) $ 3.90
Child/Youth (6 - 17) $ 2.80
Senior (65+) $ 2.80
Family (max. 2 adults) $ 8.65
Children under 6 free

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Contact us

Balmoral Grist Mill
660 Matheson Brook Rd
Tatamagouche, NS
B0K 1V0
902-657-3016

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