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Bishops Lydeard mill

The Mill House Mill Lane | Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3LN, England
+44 1823 432151
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Unique and so friendly

Lots to see in the mill museum and gardens, the local village is also worth a walk around. Check... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
V B
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London, United Kingdom
Fascinating

This beautifully presented history of the mill itself as well as country life in the Somerset of... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Anne M
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The Mill House Mill Lane | Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3LN, England
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Lots to see in the mill museum and gardens, the local village is also worth a walk around. Check opening hours before you set out.

Thank V B
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This beautifully presented history of the mill itself as well as country life in the Somerset of 19th and 29th century is well worth a visit

Thank Anne M
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Management response:Responded 19 August 2017

Thank you for your positive comment...we have tried hard to be as authentic and accurate as we can whilst also trying to make it interesting...we must have done reasonably well! Yvonne

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Love going on the old trains. Every time I go I'm usually with my mum (I'm 22) and there's so much to see so many places to stop and visit great for day out

Thank Ella B
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The owners of the Mill, Yvonne and Charlie, made us most welcome. The Mill is a fantastic example of an overshot wheel mill set in a beautiful garden where Charlie has created many exhibits, these include a post wagon, a fire pump, a Model T...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Such a lovely and reasonably priced place to visit - entry fees are donated to the owners four chosen charities! We spent a good morning here and the children were fascinated! The lovely little children's play area was well received by all! The tearoom serves...More

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Management response:Responded 1 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give your view of your visit...we are glad it was a good day for you all. As a matter of fact we actually give to 5 charities ....four cancer related and the fifth of the Homeless...but however many...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We went in a group, we had no idea what to expect. We were all delighted with what we saw. Many interesting displays all very well laid out and informed. The mill's water wheel which is still working, drives the mills stones. as the mill...More

Thank welshboy23
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

We are two retired friends who have been to many local attractions around Somerset & Gloucestershire. This one had always been sort of second on our wish-list. We expected a beat-up mill and a few, poorly labelled, bits of farm yard rejects. It is now...More

Thank Peter S
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Management response:Responded 23 July 2017

Thank you so much for your visit...we are delighted that you enjoyed the displays...we have fun doing them and genuinely try to make them appealing whilst appreciating that not everyone has the time (or inclination) to read every sign but the joy is that you...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

What a wee gem tucked away in this lovely village. The owners and volunteers were brilliant with our two kids and there was lots to see and learn. Great value for money and tea room was a real find with lovely home baked cakes and...More

Thank Jim F
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

run by volunteers, £139,000 already donated to cancer charities as of June 2017. Beautifully clean and well worth the visit.

Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

What a little gem! Very welcoming, lots to see and very interesting. Cheese scone with cheese and chutney was to die for. The people were so friendly and helpful. It was raining on the day and to our surprise one of the volunteers stopped his...More

Thank Gary R
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Management response:Responded 29 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your day....rain does put a damper on some activities but there is generally enough to see within the mill and surrounding museum displays for it not to matter too much. I too am delighted that a...More

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Now closed for the winter. Re-open on Sunday May 27th 2018. Opening Times 10.30am and 4.00pm Tuesday to Friday Sunday All Saturdays in August Bank Holiday Mondays
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