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Quick whizz

Stopped for coffee and loos but impressed by old mill, shop and factory works. Very welcome cafe... read more

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Speigal
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting, but a bit scruffy

We visited on spec and were pleasantly surprised. The engineering was fascinating, and it was nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seabhag
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Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped for coffee and loos but impressed by old mill, shop and factory works. Very welcome cafe with tempting cakes. Good loos and parking. Worth an afternoon visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Speigal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on spec and were pleasantly surprised. The engineering was fascinating, and it was nice to wander round the machines at our own pace, but it would have been nice to have a guide around to ask questions. We had no idea that making...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Seabhag
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, craft centre owner here. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for the 'spectacular' comment on our food - the Country Parlour team will be very pleased! The mill relies on a dedicated band of volunteers and a few employees, having...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went about a week ago to have a meal and a look around. firstly I could find no disabled parking spaces - and I do have a Blue badge. There is no warning about the very uneven paths (cobbles) and with a disability scooter cobbles...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JanetG_11
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We visited the Mill last year & it is well worth a hour to walk round, very interesting. The shop is very good but the staff were a bit dour. We had a nice cuppa in the cafe which was very busy so must be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PhilMerridan
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hello, Craft Centre owner here. Thank you for taking the time to post a lovely 5 star review and I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Can you remember from last year what date it was? You don't say which shop as there are several...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018

In a lovely setting at Rowsley this historic old mill is worth a visit. There is a lot of social history in the mill and the family that operated it. Please note that although the machinery can be turned on (and is when there is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MartinC209
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Thought there would be more to see Café good Mill shop very good with a great selection of flour Went with friends. Many places closed

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BrianF201146
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Went here for a late lunch and my breath was taken away as I walked into this charming little place. Love the woodwork and the style, the view was amazing and the food even better. Can be recommended for any vegetarian or non vegetarian! And...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mischastaehr
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Craft centre owner here. We are pleased you felt at home in our café with its lovingly recycled interior and enjoyed our food. Thank you for taking the time to post the team really appreciates it

Reviewed 27 September 2018

The entry price was excellent value. It was reduced because the mill wasn't currently working (due to low water levels caused by a heat wave) but that didn't take anything away from the excellent atmosphere of the mill. There is real history here. Also the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Travelling_Choconut
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I was reading an old Derbyshire recipe book I came across while in the library. Full of original recipe's from the area it mentioned Caudwell's Water Mill, and I was hooked. The old original water mill was not turning the day we visited, due to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Found Caudwells Mill quite by accident and so glad I did. I love to bake bread and whilst the results were okayish that completely changed after buying the flour from here. Not only that you can go and see the water driven mill at work...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Potplant77
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Craft Centre owner here.Thank you for your very pleasing comments - the flour is good! We use it exclusively in the café and it is makes for really consistent results. We really appreciate being able to spend our working lives in such an environment and...More

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