Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room

Hele Cornmill is a unique 16th century water mill in North Devon. Located just 300m from stunning Hele Bay Beach, a visit to the mill makes a perfect family day out.

We were voted Best Tea Shop in Devon in 2017, 2015, 2014, and 2013. (We're now ineligible to enter!)


Opening 2024
Please see link below for 'full opening times'.
Due to a family wedding this year our opening days are even more random than usual SO PLEASE CHECK POSTED DATES BEFORE VISITING! If it says we are open, we are open 11-5pm!

Booking advice
We are open for outdoor service only but have under cover seating in our purpose built shelter as well as the teagarden. Booking is advised by phone 01271 863185 from 9am ON THE DAY to reserve a table and advise of any special dietary requirements.  Large groups (7 plus) are advised to phone or email (helemill@yahoo.co.uk) a  few days in advance of visiting. 

The mill is also open for self guided visits and there is a 15 min information film in the Gallery which shows how we make flour at Hele Cornmill.  There are puzzles and games for children - young and old! 

See our full opening times for more information.


Things to do at Hele Corn Mill

Award-Winning Tea Room

Four times winner of Devon Life's Best Tearoom award, our tea room is the perfect place to enjoy a traditional Devonshire cream tea.

See what we have to offer >

Water Mill

Come and explore our water mill! Children and adults alike will enjoy learning about the history of our mill and how we still use it to grind our wholemeal flour.

Learn more about our water mill >

As seen on...

Awards we've won