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Winchester City Mill

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Great place to visit. Very interesting and plenty to see. The workings of the Mill are amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lisa M
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Greenhithe, United Kingdom
Nice Little Find in Winchester.

Being a National Trust member and having travelled around to NT properties, this flour mill has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlie2765
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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Winchester City Mill is a working watermill dating back to at least Saxon times; now fully restored by the National Trust, the City Mill is probably the oldest working watermill in the UK. Inside visitors can discover more about the mill’s long and...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to visit. Very interesting and plenty to see. The workings of the Mill are amazing. Somewhere to take your kids.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a National Trust member and having travelled around to NT properties, this flour mill has been a great find. At £4.40 for an adult I believe is great value to walk into the old building, watch the mill at work, mill some flour on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Charlie2765
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but comprehensive exhibition/demonstration of milling. Interesting history, well worth a visit if you're down that way.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Len L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the mill during a visit to Winchester, there was building work going on at the time, so lower floor was closed, the mill is well worth a visit, recommended.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were there Sunday morning, when the mill was working - so the whole place shook as the wheel under the floor was pushed round by a very full river. At the moment it only runs weekends - but they are hoping to run Wednesdays...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TonySevenoaks
Reviewed 21 January 2019

A static exhibition and a chance to see water rushing by turning a wheel. No grinding or other kit being powered. No locally milled flour offered for sale. The shop was more broadly National Trust products.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Great to see a place so carefully restored and read about its chequered history. On the outskirts of the city so quite easy to miss but it is worth the effort.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elisabeth E
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Really informative exhibition about the working watermill and history of this industry in Winchester. Video footage of the otters who visit the mill was a bonus!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

It's a nice enough place to visit if you have an annual pass but very small and not much to see so wouldn't go and pay for a one off. As we are local we'll often pop in with my toddler if in town to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Set on the River Itchen at the bottom of Winchester High Street is this Grade 2 working mill. It has been fully restored by the National Trust and is an insight as to how wheat was ground to produce flour (available to buy in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Louise D
22 May 2017|
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Hi Louise, Winchester City Mill is suitable for all ages with interactive hands-on activities as well as themed trails. We also provide milling demonstrations from 11am-4pm every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. There is no... More
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beanie554
15 March 2017|
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Hello beanie554, Yes the otters are regular visitors to the Mill. Our otter cams pick up footage of their activity most days. You can follow their activity and see all updates on our twitter page, please visit our website... More
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kiddy24
26 May 2016|
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Entry to Winchester City Mill is free to National Trust members. Admission for non members is - Adults £4.00, Children £2.00, Family £10.00 (these prices are without gift aid).
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