Surround yourself in East London's gritty history and enjoy some lovely views when you take a trip to Three Mills. You may even catch one of the many events and performances which take place throughout the year at Three Mills Island. Take a walk in the area and really explore the wildlife London's east end has to offer.
Address: Three Mills Lane, London, E3 3DU
Visit time: 1hr - 2hrs
Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing
Parking: There's a public pay & display car park at Tesco
Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café
On the banks of the River Lee, the original mills would have milled corn and gunpowder, among many other products. The two replacement mills you can see today, milled grain for the gin distilling industry.
Three Mills Studios, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
There are usually narrowboats to see
Water taxis boats leave from Three Mills
Pack a picnic and check out the sculptures and play area in Three Mills Green
You may see:
There are lots of ducks here for the kids to feed