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Millstone park Photo: Kvernsteinparken

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MILLSTONE PARK – HYLLESTAD
The production of millstones in Hyllestad started over 1,000 years ago, and used to be a major industry employing up to 1000 people. Millstones were exported to danish and baltic areas and the western islands. Many of the crosses to be seen along the coast are made of mill stone from Hyllestad, including the crosses in Eivindvik and Korssund. The park offers nature trails that visualise the ancient of the history of the industry, with debris og broken product as well as half-carved stones still not separated from the rock surface. Guided tours in the summer.

Price: Adults NOK 50,- Children NOK 30,-.
Season: 1/6 - 31/8. Tuesday-Sunday, 13.00-16.00.

The historical walk is included in the price for those who have registered
to experience the life of a stone cutter at the stone cutters’ camp. Kvernsteinsparken Mill Stone Park is accessible to the public outside normal
opening hours.

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MILLSTONE PARK – HYLLESTAD The production of millstones in Hyllestad started over 1,000 years ago, and used to be a major industry employing up to...

Millstone park

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