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Bishops Lydeard mill

The Mill House Mill Lane | Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3LN, England
+44 1823 432151
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Andrew R
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Absolutely fantastic attraction, credit to the owners.

Have been meaning to visit this attraction since we moved here last October(busy decorating new... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nigelrummery
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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The Mill House Mill Lane | Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3LN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

After reading the reviews on this museum we obviously missed out due to the museum not having a card payment facility which in this modern era does annoy me big style. The rating on this museum is purely to allow me to submit this review...More

Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been meaning to visit this attraction since we moved here last October(busy decorating new house) This Mill is absolutely brilliant, the level of interest, quality, displays and presentation is worthy of a medal, There is so much to see and read, you could spend...More

1  Thank nigelrummery
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

£6 for senior to visit and all profits go to charity. It was a really lovely visit. Very friendly volunteer staff in the mill and tearooms. When visitors arrive they set the mill to work.Gypsy caravans and other items in the beautiful gardens. There is...More

Thank Fernchlu_12
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to see and do. Nice video giving history of the mill and then 3 floors of interest showing the way flour was ground and also about rural history. Nice well planned displays. One word of warning - you have to climb ladder type...More

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Lots to see in the mill museum and gardens, the local village is also worth a walk around. Check opening hours before you set out.

Thank V B
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This beautifully presented history of the mill itself as well as country life in the Somerset of 19th and 29th century is well worth a visit

Thank Anne M
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Management response:Responded 19 August 2017

Thank you for your positive comment...we have tried hard to be as authentic and accurate as we can whilst also trying to make it interesting...we must have done reasonably well! Yvonne

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Love going on the old trains. Every time I go I'm usually with my mum (I'm 22) and there's so much to see so many places to stop and visit great for day out

Thank Ella B
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The owners of the Mill, Yvonne and Charlie, made us most welcome. The Mill is a fantastic example of an overshot wheel mill set in a beautiful garden where Charlie has created many exhibits, these include a post wagon, a fire pump, a Model T...More

1  Thank MidlandsVeitch
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Such a lovely and reasonably priced place to visit - entry fees are donated to the owners four chosen charities! We spent a good morning here and the children were fascinated! The lovely little children's play area was well received by all! The tearoom serves...More

Thank Beckyboo074
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Management response:Responded 1 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give your view of your visit...we are glad it was a good day for you all. As a matter of fact we actually give to 5 charities ....four cancer related and the fifth of the Homeless...but however many...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We went in a group, we had no idea what to expect. We were all delighted with what we saw. Many interesting displays all very well laid out and informed. The mill's water wheel which is still working, drives the mills stones. as the mill...More

Thank welshboy23
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Cara P
30 June 2018|
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Response from Yvonne B | Property representative |
Yes...especially if they are well behaved! We have a couple od dog drinking bowls as well.
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wavestravel
25 April 2018|
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Response from Yvonne B | Property representative |
Our opening times are published on the website but we open each day (except Monday...only open Bank Holidays....& Saturday...open on Sat. in August....from 10.30 - 4.00pm Last teas served at 3.30
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