Website Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions (The Terms) govern your use (the User) of this website. By using our website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

The Terms together with our privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between the User and us in relation to your use of this website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of the use of this website.

The Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Any disputes hereunder will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Her Majesty’s Courts of Justice of England and Wales.

You may view and print pages from the website for your own personal use subject to the restrictions set out in these terms of use.

You may not:

  1. republish material from this website (including republication on another website) without our express written consent;
  2. sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  3. show any material from the website in public without our express written consent;
  4. reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
  5. edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  6. redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution (such as our newsletter).

Acceptable use

The User may not use this website in any manner that causes or may cause damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

The User may not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of or is linked to any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

The User may not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.

All intellectual property rights are reserved.

Limited warranties

This website is provided without any conditions and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this website including but not limited to the content, text, graphics, links and video. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose or the use of reasonable care and skill.

Limitations of liability

Our liability to the User in relation to the use of our website or under or in connection with these terms of use, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, will be limited as follows:

  1. we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature;
  2. we will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss or damage;
  3. we will not be liable for any loss of profit, income, revenue, anticipated savings, contracts, business, goodwill, reputation, data, or information;
  4. we will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control;


The User hereby indemnifies us and undertakes to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by the User of any provision made by The Terms or arising out of any claim that the User has breached any provision of The Terms.

Breaches of The Terms

Without prejudice to our other rights under The Terms, if you breach The Terms in any way we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation and Assignment

We may revise The Terms from time-to-time without notice. Revised Terms will apply to the use of the website from the date of the publication of the revised terms on this website.

We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and obligations under The Terms without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and obligations under The Terms.


The invalidity or unenforceability of any provisions of this Agreement as judged by a court under Applicable Law shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect.


Friends Of Lapford Mill – An Open-To-All Community

Friends Of Lapford Mill is an Unincorporated Association whose aim is to restore and operate the Mill on a voluntary basis as an amenity at the centre of Lapford life and as a resource for information and education on the rivers Yeo and Dalch in relation to their history in milling industries and to contribute to improving understanding of local ecology and river management and to operate as a delightful attraction to the area such that a number of social groups are able to benefit through involvement with the project.

Terms and conditions.

The provisions set out below are to be read in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions (The Terms) above and together with The Terms constitute your agreement with us when on site at Lapford Mill.

Further to The Terms, Friends of Lapford Mill is governed by us under the following provisions;


You accept responsibility for any damage or loss caused by you or any member of your party. Full payment for any such damage or loss must be made at the time to us or to any third party concerned. We expect all visitors, guests or volunteers to have consideration for other people.

We reserve the right to terminate the visit without notice. We cannot accept liability for any damage or injury to persons or property whilst on a programme with us.

We make every effort to fully risk assess your visit however we make representations or warranties in respect of personal safety or personal property.

The mill, leat and surrounding land constitute a hazardous environment including but not limited to steep narrow stairs, trip hazards, exposed machinery, unconstrained water courses and other dangers. Visitors are required to adhere to instructions given by the guide and to observe the safety precautions. In all events you must take full responsibility for your own safety. We will not be liable for loss, damage or personal injury under any circumstances.

Under 18s.

We are not able to accommodate participants, volunteers or guests under the age of 18 years unless a guardian accepting full responsibility accompanies them at all times. Parents/Guardians leaving their children unattended do so at their own risk.


We reserve the right to cancel any visit at any time for any purpose.


Vehicles including but not limited to cars, motor bikes, bicycles, vans, campers, mini-buses may be parked as directed at the site with prior permission only. We reserve the right to remove any vehicle not notified and agreed to be on site for a specified date. All vehicles on site are parked at the drivers’ risk and we are not liable to any loss or damage to vehicles on site. You are warned that the site is liable to occasional flooding.


Guests shall take all reasonable and proper care of the property and its furniture, fittings and effects in or on the property and leave them in the same state of repair and condition at the end of the visit as they find them on their arrival. Any damage will be chargeable to the visitor and payment shall be made in full prior to departure.

Health and safety.

Please notify us of any health problems of any members of your party. We can not accept responsibility for any death, injury, drowning, loss or damage that occurs during your visit. It is the responsibility of parents/guardians to supervise their children at all times.