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Jun 8, 2024

Anglesey's beachside mill

The abundant rivers and streams of Wales powered many watermills but few were as close to the sea as Felin Gafnan, near Cemaes on Anglesey's north coast. Walkers on the Wales Coast Path pass the mill but can't see the derelict ...

waterwheel at the far end of the building, so they may not realise the building was a mill. It's probably on the same site as the "Kafnant mill" which was recorded in 1617. Now there are HistoryPoints QR codes beside the path nearby so that anyone can use their smartphone to read about the mill and the high-flying lawyer who owned it in the 17th century. Click here to see our information about the mill