Welcome to Gayle Mill

We understand that privacy online is important to users, especially when conducting business. This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site ("Visitors") who visit without transacting business and Visitors who make use of the various services offered by Gayle Mill. (collectively, "Services") ("Authorised Customers").

"Personally Identifiable Information"

Refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information. Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.

What Personally Identifiable Information is collected?

We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Visitors. We collect the following additional information from our Authorised Customers: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of Authorised Customers, the nature and size of the business, and the nature and size of the advertising inventory that the Authorised Customer intends to purchase or sell.

How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?

We use Personally Identifiable Information to customise the Site, to make appropriate service offerings. We may email Visitors and Authorised Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorised Customers in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested information.

With whom may the information may be shared?

We may share aggregated information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our Visitors and Authorised Customers, with our affiliated agencies and third party vendors. We also offer the opportunity to "opt out" of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any agency acting on our behalf.

What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?

Visitors and Authorised Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us.

Are Cookies Used on the Site?


Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with law. We will disclose Personally Identifiable Information in order to comply with a court order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information. We will also disclose Personally Identifiable Information when reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our Visitors and Authorised Customers.

How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?

All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personally Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorised Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information. We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the Internet. While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorised Customers for any such occurrences.

How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?

Visitors and Authorised Customers may contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us.

Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Site?

We provide Visitors and Authorised Customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site's database by contacting us.

What happens if the Privacy Policy Changes?

We will let our Visitors and Authorised Customers know about changes to our privacy policy by posting such changes on the Site. However, if we are changing our privacy policy in a manner that might cause disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information that a Visitor or Authorised Customer has previously requested not be disclosed, we will contact such Visitor or Authorised Customer to allow such Visitor or Authorised Customer to prevent such disclosure.


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  • Garden Obelisk

    As with many of our products, the obelisk is a thing of beauty and usefulness. Made out of larch which we use for its natural high resin content meaning that it doesn’t need to be treated and ages to a beautiful silver grey. Can be made to any size.

  • Fruit Bowl

    We usually have a selection of sizes and shapes of turned bowls in various timbers - this one is spalted beech with its beautiful and distinctive markings.

  • Gayle Mill Bench & Table

    Individually made and all unique, usually made from English ash for it’s beautiful grain and durability, this comfortable seat can be made to seat 1, 2 or 3 and is extremely comfortable. It is held together by traditional wooden pegs with no other fixings or glue - just skill. Can be ordered in other timbers and with matching table. Dedications can also be hand carved upon request.

  • Hay Rake

    Each part of the country will have its own design and this is the traditional Yorkshire Dales version. Made out of ash which is lightweight and makes it easier to use, they are great nowadays for uses such as raking grass, cuttings and leaves up and we sell a lot to golf courses for raking the sand in the bunkers.

  • Craft Shop

    We always have a great and varying selection of craftsman made wood and turned gifts, all individual and made from English hardwoods - most can be made to order or we can also make bespoke one offs to your requirements.

  • 6 Bar Gayle Gate

    A standard gate is 5 bars but the Gayle Gate is a traditional local variation and has 6 bars to stop the lambs escaping. Again made to order and to your own measurements.

  • Hand Carved Chopping Board

    Hand made at t’Mill they make a great and useful gift and are usually made from beech or sycamore which are the best timbers for food use. We are happy to carve a personalised message or date for that extra special gift.

  • Gayle Mill Trees

    These are one of our most popular ranges and vary in size from tiny to 6ft tall. Made from larch so they can be used inside or outside and are durable. Great at Christmas or outside in the garden all year, but you may find it hard to stop at just one!
  • Three Legged Stool

    The ‘Gayle Mill’ king Stools - usually made from ash or oak and reproduces what historically was a vital tool for milking the local dairy cows to produce milk for the much loved local Wensleydale Cheese. You can even make your own on our Experience Day - see the workshops page for more details.

  • Menu Holders

    A commission by The Three Horse Shoes pub at Wensley and made from English hardwoods. 

  • Merrills Board

    Merrills was a game played by the workers in Gayle Mill when first built in the late 1700s. It was so popular that boards were carved in the stone on the wall tops and are still there to see centuries later. Our boards capture that connection with the past. Made from English hardwoods to order.

  • Cotton Bobbin Stand

    This beautiful item captures the essence of Gayle Mill, from cotton spinning through to skilled woodworking over several hundred years of history. Made to order from English hardwoods - this one is spalted beech.

  • Diamond Jubilee Bench Hawes

    If you come to Hawes on your way to Gayle you can sit on this gorgeous bench and admire the view from Turfy Top, which is exactly why it was commissioned from us by Hawes Parish Council. Made from oak, we are particularly proud of this bench to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee which was in 2012.

  • Bird Box

    For sale in our craft shop or come and help your children to make their own at our annual bird box making event during February Half Term which is also National Nest Box Week.

  • Craft Shop

    We always have a great and varying selection of craftsman made wood and turned gifts, all individual and made from English hardwoods - most can be made to order or we can also make bespoke one offs to your requirements.

  • Christmas Craft Shop

    Come and join in our Christmas Craft Fayre which is the last Saturday in November. As well as our wooden crafts we have beautiful textiles made by the Craft Group who meet in the Mill every Thursday and carry on the textile traditions in Gayle Mill.

  • Clock

    We call them Watchits and all are unique. We make them from special pieces of timber that we just have to use because they are so lovely and are just asking to be on show. No two are the same and they make an original and thoughtful gift.

  • Stable Doors

    Bespoke stable doors made for the Quaker Meeting House at Bainbridge - made to order to a traditional design.

  • Trug

    Made from larch for its durability and a well tried design - great for garden use but don’t stop there - this useful trug can be used inside and out for pretty much anything you can think of. Great for vegetables and flowers, as a gift hamper or just because you like it.

Craft Shops