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Unique and important windmill

It's a workout as well as an utterly fascinating visit. There are many many steps and every one... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
music168
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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Brilliant place, ultra child friendly

What a find! Amazing intricate massive working mill! Visited with a 4 year old who LOVED it Climb... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Andy P
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Union Mill is a Grade I listed smock mill in Cranbrook, Kent, England which has been restored to working order. It is the tallest smock mill in the UK. Standing at the highest point overlooking the historic Wealden town of Cranbrook and maintained...more
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The Hill, Cranbrook TN17 3AH, England
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

It's a workout as well as an utterly fascinating visit. There are many many steps and every one worthwhile. You can buy flour too.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank music168
Reviewed 1 October 2018

What a find! Amazing intricate massive working mill! Visited with a 4 year old who LOVED it Climb precarious ladders and staircases Walk around the top of the mill OUTSIDE! Lots of working models Grind your own flour (which we made inti pizza) Bought amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andy P
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This windmill is a very attractive one and it has a great location in the centre of the town. It offers a commanding view over the town houses with their white weatherboarded walls. It has a tall brick roundhouse (its name not its shape) with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Very interesting and informative staff. Great place to visit in Cranbrook with amazing views as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robin D
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Have seen this pop up on TripAdvisor a few times but only went there for the first time today after needing to get out of the house this afternoon! Myself , husband and our 5 year old daughter headed over here and what a lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank YummyMummyH
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

What really sets this attraction apart is the team of passionate and knowledgeable volunteers. They bring the working windmill to figuratively and literally. This is a really interactive experience where you get to grind flour in different ways and you can visit all levels of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PhatKat1984
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Lots of staff to tell you how things work. Interactive demo equipment (probably for children but I loved it). Can get right up and sea the gearing. Wonderful place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This windmill is so special and such a place to visit for children and adults alike. The volunteers are knowledgeable,enthusiastic and happy to demonstrate how things work and explain how things work. If you are around when it is open make time and enjoy your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JudyW42
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This windmill is worthy of a visit and is great to photograph up close. We didn't go inside . Sets the scene for this stunning towns high street.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 615sandyc
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Stumbled upon this mill in Cranbrook, tucked away between buildings. Check opening times. A credit to Kent County Council and the fantastically enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers on every floor. Really imaginatively presented, children welcomed and hands on models. Free but well worth a donation to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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