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tide mill

A mill, such as a gristmill or sawmill, operated by a waterwheel powered by tidal water confined in a reservoir after high tide. An incoming tide opens a gate, permitting tidal water to fill the reservoir; when the direction of the tide changes, the gate is closed by hand, and then the outflowing tidal water turns the mill’s waterwheel.
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Entrance to the castle and tidal mill is pounds 3 adults and pounds 2 for children.
CAREW CASTLE, PEMBROKESHIRE Keep the family entertained this Easter at Carew Castle and Tidal Mill. Try Have-a-Go Archery, enjoy falconry displays, prepare your weaponry for battle and take on the Easter Chick Challenge.
MAY29-30YOU'LL be able to buy all sorts of herbs as well as seeing craft demonstrations at Carew Castle and Tidal Mill near Tenby this weekend.
Children can also enjoy a treasure hunt Medieval Maze, while the majestic castle and tidal mill will be open to all to find out more about the fascinating history of the site.
More than 255,000 visitors passed through the doors of the authority's sites last year, including Carew Castle and Tidal Mill, Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort, Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre, Tenby National Park Visitor Centre and Newport Visitor Centre.
At Carew, Pembrokeshire, visitors can see a working tidal mill. The incoming water fills a lagoon behind a causeway and turns a waterwheel as it returns to the sea.
Projects involving more than 250 pupils this academic year included a visit to Newgale Sands to check for pollution levels from a river running into the sea and a visit to Carew Tidal Mill to look at electro-magnetism and motors.
They include Carew French Mill, in Pembrokeshire, the only remaining tidal mill in Wales.