Patterson's Spade Mill
The last working water-driven spade mill in daily use in the British Isles.
Hear the hammers, smell the grit and feel the heat of traditional spade-making.
Guided tours vividly capture life during the Industrial Revolution and dig up the history and culture of the humble spade.
- See red-hot billets of steel fashioned into spades
- Listen to the thunder of the massive water-powered trip hammer
- Travel back in time to a bygone industrial era
Directions to Patterson's Spade Mill
On Antrim to Belfast road, A6; M2 exit 4