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Waltham Windmill

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Great little haven

Great little haven where we can take our dog and stroll around. Pity that not everything is open... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Phil S
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
No Trouble at mill

Been to this location a few times now, and always popular with families, there are a few little... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Kathryn B
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Worksop, England, United Kingdom
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Just off B1203 Brigsley Rd.A 134yr working windmill (Charge for visiting upper floors. Free on site Parking, Rural History Museum (entry by donation), Cafe, Restaurant, Miniature Railway, Sweet and other Shops, Railway Carriage Cafe,toilets...more
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Waltham Windmill Brigsley Road, Waltham DN37 0JZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Waltham windmill is one of only half a dozen six sail mills still milling stone ground flour! Well displayed exhimits explain the mills history and the enthusisatic staff were on hand toncover any other points of interest. And there is a nice cafe and other...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to spend an afternoon. Lots to do. Trip up windmill is great fun. Trains are lovingly operated by nice people. Sweet shop is great. Tea shop behind windmill is great and they allow little children to run around and play in the little...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had friends over from Leeds to stay bank holiday weekend so we thought a visit to waltham windmill would be ideal they loved seeing the trains ,old cars and tractors one of the highlights was the museum it was a horrible day pouring with...More

Thank GRAHAM A
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Great little haven where we can take our dog and stroll around. Pity that not everything is open all week, but will return when we are next in that area.More

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walthamwindmilltrust, volunteer at Waltham Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the site and we do allow dogs on leads. The Windmill and Museum are open at weekends from Easter to the end of September, Bank Holiday...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great experience going up the windmill, good value at £2 each, had been milling that morning ( Saturday ) ,very knowledgeable volunteer was able to tell us all about the workings involved in producing the flour , and been able to buy a loaf of...More

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walthamwindmilltrust, volunteer at Waltham Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that you were able to speak with our volunteer Miller who work very hard to keep the Windmill maintained. You obviously also enjoyed the bread...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

Love the trains here, brilliant. Went to the cafe asked for two teas and two slices of Banoffee cake, got served two coffees, lol. She obviously didn't hear my son right. Love the quirky design of the cafe, it's very nicely decorated, food and drinks...More

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Management response:Responded 8 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for Waltham Windmill. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Although the car park is small there is the facility to park on the grassed area during busy times.

Reviewed 18 April 2018

I love Waltham Windmill and went to try the coffee shop on the first warm sunny day. This is a lovely peaceful spot and we sat outside in the sheltered enclosed quirky garden which is lovely. Unfortunately the coffee, scone and sandwiches we purchased were...More

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Management response:Responded 19 April 2018

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to the Waltham Windmill site. The Windmill and Museum are open at weekends from 10.00 am to 4-00 pm and we do hope that you will give the site and its various attractions another go...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We took our son here to see the minature railway, we was only going to stay for an hour and we ended up staying for 3 hours. We all thoroughly enjoyed it we went for a cup of tea in there lovely tearoom garden. We...More

Thank Deborah S
Management response:Responded 2 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Waltham Windmill site and all the amenities there. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will come again.

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Been to this location a few times now, and always popular with families, there are a few little shops to browse & a mini railway for the kids to enjoy, food is provided at an actual railway carriage & has always been delicious, best for...More

Thank Kathryn B
Management response:Responded 22 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Windmill and the site. We are pleased that you visit us regularly and hope you will continue to do so in the future. The Windmill will be open again for the new season from Good Friday...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Very quaint and quirky shops surrounded by a scenic spot and overlooked by the grand Waltham windmill which still grinds its own flour and bakes artisan bread. Don't forget to visit mcmillers sweet shop!More

Thank RAMA A
Management response:Responded 23 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased that you were impressed with our Windmill and the other businesses on the site. Please do visit us again during the Season ( Easter to end of September) when you will find...More

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165DanK
22 August 2018|
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Response from walthamwindmilltrust | Property representative |
Hello, yes there is access to the site out of hours. We are a private site with public access, you are more than welcome to walk your dog here.
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katie s
28 May 2018|
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Response from walthamwindmilltrust | Property representative |
Hi. We allow all well behaved dogs on leads on the site
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Phil M
26 April 2015|
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Response from DustyMillerWaltham | Property representative |
Godd evening sorry in the delkay responding to your question this was due to computer gremlins and the internet connection. Now Opening times are Sat and Sun 10am until 4pm Easter to the end of September. The mill is also... More
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