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Restored almost to working condition Windmill.Souvenirs and refreshments available. For Open Days and further information please see our website.Open on Mills Day in May and Open House/City London in September see web site for details, and on the...more
All reviews open days guided tour run by volunteers certain times stairs are steep grammar school nice cup of tea share their knowledge worth a visit addington hills gift shop sunday afternoon cakes hidden gem small cafe interesting visit local history
Although this could work for a day out, I don't think kids will be really interested in this sort of thing if you are thinking of taking the kids. However, if you are an adult, I think you will enjoy this throughly because it is...More
Strange to find a windmill in the middle of a housing estate, but even stranger I first got to know Shirley Windmill as part of my grammar school! Getting a chance to revisit and see how well it has been maintained is excellent.
This was a great way to pass a couple of hours on a Sunday afternoon. The Friends of Shirley Windmill were very welcoming on this September open day. The guide, Jake, was brilliant - friendly and very knowledgeable and patient with the many questions asked...More
Date of experience: September 2018
Tony S, Public Relations Manager at Shirley Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018
Many thanks for your kind words nice too know our efforts in bringing the Windmill to a larger audience are appreciated.
I have been to many exotic places, and seen many of the Wonders of the World, but nothing - repeat NOTHING - tops my trip to the Croydon Windmill.
I was only sorry the Earl of Croydon was not there at the time of my...More
Date of experience: August 2018
Tony S, Public Relations Manager at Shirley Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018
This is a really great place! Very interesting tour by Lois who engaged with everyone in the group - young and old! The tour was almost an hour and I was a bit worried my 8 and 6 year old would get a bit bored...More
The Windmill is open on the first Sunday of every month through to October and on the London Open House weekend. I think it's open from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm and the tours go fairly regularly and last about an hour. If you... More
The Windmill is open on the first Sunday of every month through to October and on the London Open House weekend. I think it's open from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm and the tours go fairly regularly and last about an hour. If you Google Shirley Windmill the opening times and dates are on their website.