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nice place to visit with lots of local history about the area as well as the mill itself and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
alfa155
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Pretty Suffolk Windmill

This lovely windmill is just behind the large church in the pretty Suffolk village of Thaxted. You... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
purplemyrtles
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice place to visit with lots of local history about the area as well as the mill itself and the people volunteering were very helpful

Thank alfa155
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This lovely windmill is just behind the large church in the pretty Suffolk village of Thaxted. You can do an easy short walk around the interesting old village, that includes a Guildhall on the high street. The Windmill is on the edge of the village,...More

Thank purplemyrtles
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Not only can you look at a working windmill you can go inside and view thee history of Thaxted. The rolling hills provides the prefect backdrop for this perfect part of British history.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Wasn't open but nice walk down and lovely view . Looks really well preserved. Will return again when open to take a look inside.

Thank jc1963essex
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely area to visit and is a short walk from the church. Could do with another bin though as there was litter overflowing from the single bin there.

Thank Culture700473
Reviewed 17 July 2018

A stunning location and beautiful windmill. Very well looked after and in a picnic area. You can go up the windmill on a Sunday or Bank holiday between 2pm - 5pm, but we were unable to go in.

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Gosh, this is such a stunning building set in immaculate grounds. We were there in the morning so unable to look round inside but it was well worth the look around outside. The technology of the time amazes me as it was so clever. Looking...More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

It was a lovely early evening and we walked in fading sunlight to the windmill from The Swan, and then down into the fields. Really charming part of this lovely small town.

Thank Highgateglobetrotter
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Well worth the 5 minutes walk from the high street. A beautiful quint working windmill and museum run by volunteers. Loal enthusiasts spent 20 years rescuing and renovating the windmill, and it can be seen going round on windy days. I think its only open...More

Thank Vince L
Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you visit the ancient country town of Thaxted one of your stops must be a look round this wonderful old windmill, it was built in 1804, it is a tower mill built of local bricks which were made nearby. It is a five storey...More

Thank Mike P
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