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Waltham Windmill

Waltham Windmill Brigsley Road, Waltham DN37 0JZ, England
+44 7747 597438
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Great little haven

Great little haven where we can take our dog and stroll around. Pity that not everything is open... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Phil S
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
GREAT TIME HAD BY ALL

Great experience going up the windmill, good value at £2 each, had been milling that morning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LEC4
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Just off B1203 Brigsley Rd.A 134yr working windmill (Charge for visiting upper floors. Free on site Parking, Rural History Museum (entry by donation), Cafe, Restaurant, Miniature Railway, Sweet and other Shops, Railway Carriage Cafe,toilets (including disabled), play and picnic areas and much more. Mill Open Easter to Sept. Some shops and site open every day. Cycle rack.Indian Restaurant open evenings only. We welcome responsible dog owners. Visit website for more details Sat Nav DN37 0JZ
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  • Average12%
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Waltham Windmill Brigsley Road, Waltham DN37 0JZ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great little haven where we can take our dog and stroll around. Pity that not everything is open all week, but will return when we are next in that area.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience going up the windmill, good value at £2 each, had been milling that morning ( Saturday ) ,very knowledgeable volunteer was able to tell us all about the workings involved in producing the flour , and been able to buy a loaf of...More

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walthamwindmilltrust, volunteer at Waltham Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that you were able to speak with our volunteer Miller who work very hard to keep the Windmill maintained. You obviously also enjoyed the bread...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Love the trains here, brilliant. Went to the cafe asked for two teas and two slices of Banoffee cake, got served two coffees, lol. She obviously didn't hear my son right. Love the quirky design of the cafe, it's very nicely decorated, food and drinks...More

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Management response:Responded 8 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for Waltham Windmill. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Although the car park is small there is the facility to park on the grassed area during busy times.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I love Waltham Windmill and went to try the coffee shop on the first warm sunny day. This is a lovely peaceful spot and we sat outside in the sheltered enclosed quirky garden which is lovely. Unfortunately the coffee, scone and sandwiches we purchased were...More

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Management response:Responded 19 April 2018

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to the Waltham Windmill site. The Windmill and Museum are open at weekends from 10.00 am to 4-00 pm and we do hope that you will give the site and its various attractions another go...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We took our son here to see the minature railway, we was only going to stay for an hour and we ended up staying for 3 hours. We all thoroughly enjoyed it we went for a cup of tea in there lovely tearoom garden. We...More

Thank Deborah S
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Management response:Responded 2 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Waltham Windmill site and all the amenities there. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will come again.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Been to this location a few times now, and always popular with families, there are a few little shops to browse & a mini railway for the kids to enjoy, food is provided at an actual railway carriage & has always been delicious, best for...More

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Management response:Responded 22 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Windmill and the site. We are pleased that you visit us regularly and hope you will continue to do so in the future. The Windmill will be open again for the new season from Good Friday...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Very quaint and quirky shops surrounded by a scenic spot and overlooked by the grand Waltham windmill which still grinds its own flour and bakes artisan bread. Don't forget to visit mcmillers sweet shop!More

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Management response:Responded 23 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased that you were impressed with our Windmill and the other businesses on the site. Please do visit us again during the Season ( Easter to end of September) when you will find...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

this was a great after noon out, we had a full guided tour of the mill and the chap who milled the flour ,explained the full working of each part of the mill you have to climb up very narrow stairs to the top of...More

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Management response:Responded 11 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment regarding Waltham Windmill and our site. We are so pleased that you had enjoyed the Windmill and the other facilities on site and that you were able to climb all the stairs in the Mill...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Interesting view of the past with access to the mill at certain times and a fascinating museum of local history. Cafes and shops to keep you interested.More

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Management response:Responded 8 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for the Waltham Windmill. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that you appreciate our 6 sailed Mill and Museum and the other cafes and shops on the site. The Mill is open...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Went on Tuesday with partner and granddaughter. It was very quiet with not a lot happening - the train was not running but the museum and sweet shop were rather interesting. Sat outside with a coffee which was very nice. Not much to do but...More

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Management response:Responded 8 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of the Waltham Windmill and site. It would appear that you visited on the day after the long Bank Holiday weekend and we were all taking a well deserved breather - the weekend had been...More

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katie s
27 May 2018|
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Response from walthamwindmilltrust | Property representative |
Hi. We allow all well behaved dogs on leads on the site
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Phil M
26 April 2015|
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Response from DustyMillerWaltham | Property representative |
Godd evening sorry in the delkay responding to your question this was due to computer gremlins and the internet connection. Now Opening times are Sat and Sun 10am until 4pm Easter to the end of September. The mill is also... More
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salukidogh
20 April 2015|
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Response from DustyMillerWaltham | Property representative |
Good afternoon Thank you for your question on Trip Advisor. I have just taken over doing this in January I checked and yes the person you spoke of is still the Chairman and he unreservedly apologised for his outburst. I am... More
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