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Largest Smock mill in the U.K

This windmill is a very attractive one and it has a great location in the centre of the town. It... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kishere t
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loughborough
Well worth a visit

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robin D
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Cranbrook, 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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+44 1580 712256
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank YummyMummyH
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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.

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

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.

Thank Sandy C
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

Thank morriswestcountryUK
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Check website for opening times before going. Great mill with a lot to look at run by volunteers. Free entry but donations welcome. Good views from outside platform. Lots of fun climbing up to the different floors,being told about the machinery and seeing demos. Ideal...More

Thank luke1968948
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Visited Cranbrook on a Monday afternoon in February. A lovely town. Union mill stands tall among the residents homes on a private road. What a view from your bedroom to have. Although the mill is closed until Easter, it’s still work a visit. Very well...More

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