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Whitchurch Silk Mill

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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History and colour

A beautifully restored building filled with working silk looms and tales of the mill's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
lizigarrett
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Day out with the girls

Friends had visited previously and had an enjoyable visit. The site had been remodelled from my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris M
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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The Mill and Riverside Cafe are open Tuesday to Sunday 10.30am to 5.00pm. Please check our website for details. A gem of industrial heritage in beautiful, rural Hampshire, Whitchurch Silk Mill is a 19th century water mill that weaves British silk...more
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28 Winchester Street, Whitchurch RG28 7AL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautifully restored building filled with working silk looms and tales of the mill's history. Reasonable entrance fee, great cafe and shop lovely grounds.

Thank lizigarrett
ManagerWSM, Manager at Whitchurch Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Lizzie, Many thanks for reviewing your visit to the Mill. I am really pleased you liked all the changes we've made. Please come back for our latest events and exhibitions with something for everyone

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been to the Silk Mill before and found it really interesting. However the cafe was inside the mill so you had to pay to get in. They have extended the reception area and moved the cafe there so now you can get a...More

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ManagerWSM, Manager at Whitchurch Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Dave, Many thanks for letting us know that you enjoyed your visit. I will let the team know how much you enjoyed your visit. We will be having a seasonal menu so come back soon to see what else we have on offer. With...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends had visited previously and had an enjoyable visit. The site had been remodelled from my frinend’s Earlier visit. The shop and tea room has been extensively improved according to my friends. The food was fresh and tasty. The silk mill was worth a visit,...More

Thank Chris M
ManagerWSM, Manager at Whitchurch Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chris, Many thanks for letting us know you enjoyed your visit and for taking the time to tell us. Please come back to visit our regularly changing special exhibitions, events and family activities as well of course our lovely café too. With thanks, Sue

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with a club we belong to. An evening with a guide and sandwiches afterwards. The shop was open so spent some more supporting rhis lovely place. There are interactive exhibits and working looms. On 3 levels but there is a lift. Right next...More

Thank David W
ManagerWSM, Manager at Whitchurch Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear David, I am really pleased you enjoyed your group visit to the Mill and buffet. Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We hope you will come again soon to enjoy the ever changing special exhibitions and events, With kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The refurbishment has been done to a great standard, the mill looks great. We have visited the cafe twice since reopening and it is a little disappointing. The building is very comfy with wonderful views, cannot be faulted. They serve nice cakes but the lunch...More

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ManagerWSM, Manager at Whitchurch Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Alice, Many thanks for visiting the Silk Mill and taking time to review your visit. Our kitchen in the café is tiny, not even big enough for a cooker so we have kept our menu quite limited and simple (all prepared on a single...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting visit has recently been refurbished nice cafe as well good coffee and selection of cakes cannot park there only disabled spacesMore

Thank Liz P
ManagerWSM, Manager at Whitchurch Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Liz, thank you for visiting and for taking the time to leave a review. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit. Just a few moments walk from the Mill is the Winchester Street Car Park, which has free parking for thirty cars. On our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This historical silk mill is really worth visiting Set in lovely grounds with a river of water birds and a picnic area. Description boards describe the process of Sulk production from the Pupa to the final woven items. It is well worth the entry fee...More

Thank Michael W
ManagerWSM, Manager at Whitchurch Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Michael, thank you for visiting the Mill and reviewing your experience. I am so pleased you enjoyed it. Our Mill Team put in a huge amount of work on the new description boards and I will let them know how useful you found them.

Reviewed 11 October 2018

A free public car park is adjacent to the mill buildings, which are a few minutes drive from the A34. Our party of 6 were warmly welcomed, and enjoyed a self-guided tour round he mill, seeing the machinery and the very well explained information boards....More

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ManagerWSM, Manager at Whitchurch Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Dear William, many thanks for visiting the Silk Mill and for leaving a review of your visit. I am very glad you enjoyed your visit. With kind regards,

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Visited with a group a couple of weeks ago The Mill put on an excellent Ploughmans Lunch. The servers were very good and helpful Worth a visit

Thank Tony S
ManagerWSM, Manager at Whitchurch Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Dear Tony Many thanks for visiting the Mill and for reviewing your visit. I am really delighted you enjoyed your visit. With kind regards

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A pleasant and informative place to go . recently refurbished . Out side is also very nice with the river and ducks , ideal for children . Enjoyed a light lunch in coffee shop this was reasonably priced .

Thank Amanda H
ManagerWSM, Manager at Whitchurch Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Dear Amanda Thank you ever so much for visiting the Mill and for reviewing your visit. I am delighted you enjoyed you visit and especially your lunch in our new riverside café With kind regards,

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