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Stotfold Watermill & Nature Reserve

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Firstly, the nature reserve, which is located behind the mill. There is a small car park leading to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stotfold, United Kingdom
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The wheat, not the chaff

What an unexpectedly lovely place; the equal or better than many English Heritage / NT property but... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
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“water mill”(7 reviews)
“cakes”(12 reviews)
Water Mill, Museum, and Nature Reserve. A working watermill with a collection of historic rural objects, open to the public on most Sundays during the summer usually free admission unless there is a special event. The adjacent Nature Reserve and car...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Mill Lane, Stotfold, Hitchin SG5 4NU, England
+44 1462 734541
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All reviews tea room water mill cakes open days oats enjoyed tea run by volunteers group visit nice tea shop pay a visit sunday afternoon free entry enthusiastic staff car park flour milling excellent visit open sunday
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly, the nature reserve, which is located behind the mill. There is a small car park leading to a delightful walk next to the river. There is plenty of wildlife on offer and viewing them is encouraged from a nice new bird hide. There is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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StotfoldMill, Public Relations Manager at Stotfold Watermill & Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback, and for your lovely comments. Spread the word and we look forward to seeing you during our open days...

Reviewed 23 September 2018

What an unexpectedly lovely place; the equal or better than many English Heritage / NT property but run with entry by a wonderful team of volunteers. They are not only enthusiastic, knowledgeable and informative, they also do a jolly decent slice of cake in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Peripatetikos
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Mill has been lovingly restored and is run by a team of volunteers whose enthusiasm is wonderful. We visited as a group and the cafe provided us with a freshly made, delicious buffet lunch. The guided tour was very informative and brought to life...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Love going here with my family. The tea room does amazing cakes and afternoon teas. They also do ‘milling days’ which my son loves as it’s very interactive.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Such a beautiful place, so well restored, the volunteers were so kind and helpful and the organiser was amazing . We will be signing up for next years sessions and really look forward to the craft weekend and will be taking my grand daughter on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank shamankastar
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This mill has been restored fantastically. The volunteers that run it are enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. There is a small gift shop which is reasonably priced as is the little restaurant inside the mill. We only bought a tea and a coffee so can’t comment...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here one summer evening while the sun was setting. It was absolutely beautiful; there were birds and butterflies and the walk was just so lovely and calming. It’s actually such a nice thing to do and it’s totally free

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the mill with my daughter husband and grandchildren. Free entry and we had a long time to look around, seeing the grain being ground into flour. The children could have a go at grinding it themselves and see the different grades of flour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent visit with 2 6-year old boys. The mill is run by volunteers who are extremely helpful and informative. We were really impressed by the service and friendliness of everyone

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Checked before leaving home and it stated car park was open at 10 am. ..we wanted to check out the nature reserve before visiting the mill.....not in this case on the 22nd July. We managed to park up the road BUT saw lots of cars...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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StotfoldMill, Volunteer at Stotfold Watermill & Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

We apologise that the car park was not open at 10:00 on 22nd July. It was opened a little later for those wishing to visit the Nature Reserve and Mill (free entry). Unfortunately, the car park has to be locked overnight due to past instances...More

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24 February 2018|
Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Just about - like you suggest 'as long as it's dry' it'll be okay.
28 June 2017|
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Response from Geoff L | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. It would be a challenge. Whilst it is relatively flat as far as walking is concerned, pushing a wheelchair is a different matter. In some places there is an actual path of sorts, but much of... More
9 June 2017|
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Response from Range78 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Enjoy it.