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Woodbridge Tide Mill

Tidemill Way, Woodbridge, England
+44 1394 385295
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Wonderfully renovated mill

A really fascinating glimpse into a working tidal flour mill. If you time it right you may be... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Jan W
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Interesting and well worth saving

This is a fascinating place to visit if the mill is in operation (it is best to check the website... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
snapdecisions
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Tidemill Way, Woodbridge, England
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

A really fascinating glimpse into a working tidal flour mill. If you time it right you may be lucky and see it in operation grinding the grain. The flour they sell is absolutely the best I've ever used for making bread!

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a fascinating place to visit if the mill is in operation (it is best to check the website in some detail). The people explaining the place are knowledgeable and there is a little gift shop area, but sadly no bread or cakes made...More

Thank snapdecisions
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Fascinating active mill. Volunteers helpful and knowledgeable. Summaries of the history and mill workings on the wall easy to read and understand. Good for all ages

Thank davidandmarykent
Reviewed 3 October 2016

A quick previous visit established that the mill would be in operation on Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m. The mill is fed by a pool that is filled at high tide and drives a large wheel when the sluice is opened. Enthusiastic guides were available...More

Thank DavidPNash
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit with a very friendly knowledgeable guide. They have a great thing for children, & others if they wish hunt the mice in the form of a little competition with a small prize for children. But visitors to Woodbribge beware the...More

Thank Micky W
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Beautifully restored working tidemill. Manned by enthusiasts keen to discuss any part of the mill. Plenty to interest the children too.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is the only working tide mill in Britain and there's been one here since 1066! It's well worth a visit but DO check the opening and working times if you want to see the mill in action, as it's open only one or two...More

Thank PhyllRutland_UK
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This attraction was very well presented with interactive displays. It is within a very short walk of the town centre and well worth a visit.

Thank PipsyH
Reviewed 19 September 2016

First time I've seen a tidal mill and it was brilliant to see it in action. The staff/volunteers were really well informed and welcoming and happy to share their knowledge, to answer questions etc. The even invited me back to see it milling later in...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I've visited a few mills in my time - windmills, water mills etc. But never a tide mill. I have a love of engineering from the past and to see how based on the technology of the day, Man has harnessed free power. On entering,...More

Thank Steve_T429
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