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Thwaite Mills

Thwaite Lane | Stourton, Leeds LS10 1RP, England
+44 113 249 6453
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Definitely worth a visit

Visited today with family and a 10 & 7 year old. Very good, lots of well preserved mill machinery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian H
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excellent

Me and the girlfriend visited here this weekend as we had never heard of it but spotted a leaflet... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Doug J
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Thwaite Lane | Stourton, Leeds LS10 1RP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today with family and a 10 & 7 year old. Very good, lots of well preserved mill machinery working water wheel, and old machine shop. Now building a lego waterwheel and drive shafts, to continue the engineering lessons. The kids loved it.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Me and the girlfriend visited here this weekend as we had never heard of it but spotted a leaflet. What an excellent place , the watermill is all running and I found that fascinating . It's a nice location too in between the river and...More

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

When they get the flood defences work completed and if they give sections of the canal a good clean up, this will be a beautiful walk. The 50-60minute stroll from the very centre of Leeds by The Royal Armouries and Brewery Wharf, all the way...More

Thank Anne-Louise Q
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I've often found that Saturday is an ideal day to visit attractions, they tend to be quieter. This was our first visit, it was a grey day and the grounds outside were a little muddy underfoot so we limited the visit to the mill buildings...More

1  Thank anitainjune
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I was a volunteer with a group of special learning needs adults having a music-making session. It was a quiet place, nice and spacious with greenery - excellent for catching games. I saw some families there spending some time trekking and boating activities.

Thank Tessa T
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were told this is the only working Watermill in England. This museum is run by just 5 people, which had to deal with the devastation caused by last years floods and restore this museum back to its formal glory. We are proud of the...More

Thank Ingrid96
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Having visited many years ago and remembering it as a small museum we decided to revisit. We weren't expecting much and were expecting that all the floodwater would have left irreparable damage, so we're very surprised to find it's all restored, replaced and fixed and...More

Thank SaraSmithson
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Free visit as it was heritage weekend. We had a very informative tour which the children and adults found interesting. Was amazed that thus huge place is kept going by five full time people. I guess that explains the slightly odd opening hours. They are...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We decided to visit Thwaite Mills Which is a19th century working water mill in a really pleasant location on the River Aire. Some areas were a little dark and the children needed some persuasion to enter but all in all a most interesting experience. The...More

Thank minibus11
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Definitely the most interesting and scary industrial museum I've been to. Excellently preserved 3 storey mill with outbuildings on an island in the River Aire.. The 2 massive waterwheels are thundering around at 7mph still powering shafts and cogs that run around the building between...More

Thank Pelupi
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