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Ellis Windmill

Mill Road, Lincoln LN1 3JJ, England
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Sadly closed when we arrived...

The most remarkable thing about this particular Windmill is its location....it is sandwiched in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shane s
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Well we popped along to see this windmill but unfortunately it was all fenced off and there were no... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Steve T
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Mill Road, Lincoln LN1 3JJ, England
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"lincolnshire life"
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"terrace houses"
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"fascinating tour"
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"well worth a visit"
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"sails"
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"flour"
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"trent"
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"escarpment"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most remarkable thing about this particular Windmill is its location....it is sandwiched in between some houses overlooking the city of Lincoln. I did not know this windmill was there until my father told me...it really is hidden away and a short distance from the...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Well we popped along to see this windmill but unfortunately it was all fenced off and there were no sails on it though they were due to be replaced soon - anyway disappointing in that not only could we not go in it but we...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Traditional, quaint, still working daily mill, perched on top of hill overlooking the roman city of Lincoln

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

My wife and I saw Ellis Windmill during our week's holiday in Lincolnshire. We visited Lincoln for the day and at the end of our fascinating tour of the Museum of Lincolnshire Life (another wonderful attraction) we were encouraged to also visit this attraction which...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Something a bit different. The mill was lacking in sails when we visited as they are being repaired, but the volunteer guide brought the subject of milling flour to make bread alive with a lively explanation and demonstration of the machinery.

Thank Johntimelord
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Well worth a visit – like stepping back in time. The volunteers are very informative and enthusiastic. The tour takes you through the whole process of milling wheat into flour and is fascinating for all ages. You can park at the nearby Museum of Lincolnshire...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had passed many times and the time passing when it was open on a weekend decided to give it a visit. It is run by local volunteers who gave us an interesting tour and talk learning more about the history of Lincoln. Got informed that...More

Thank Rebecca H
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Having been here once before we got quite excited to get lost on the way and ended on the road to upper yonder by mistake. Back on the right path we passed the batty but quality pile em high and sell em expensive antique shop...More

Thank nb888
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a fascinating survivor of a string of local windmills, now opened every weekend by enthusiastic volunteers.

Thank Josephine M
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Loved our visit to Ellis Windmill. We received a warm welcome from the two volunteers who proceeded to tell us about the milling of flour and the history of the windmills in the area, of which there is now only the one. After a brief...More

Thank Lynne M
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