Today was Day 1 of our Orkney tour.

We left Kirkwall about 9.30 and then travelled to our first stop at Dounby Click Mill. This dates from the early 19th century (1823) and is the only surviving example of a horizontal watermill on Orkney. This represents a tradition of horizontal watermills dating back to the Viking era and possibly earlier. This particular mill was in use until 1920 and has now been restored.

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