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Nether Alderley Mill

Address: Congleton Road, Macclesfield SK10 4TW, England
Phone Number: 44 1625 584412 , 527468
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Ranked #9 of 11 Attractions in Macclesfield
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: 15th-century mill beside a tranquil mill pool
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: 15th-century mill beside a tranquil mill pool

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Poole, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very small, but still in working order. The staff were knowledgeable and genuinely interested in the site. Tour is about 45 minutes and guided, tours start about every 15 minutes or so. Only £5.50 without a national trust membership so is good value. There are no toilets, cafe or shop on site.

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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63 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were a bit surprised by the location as it stands beside a road with very limited parking It was ok to park up though Because it wasn't open Took a couple of pictures of the outside and then set off Will go back when it is open

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Small NT property, but a bit like the TARDIS there's more than you think in this waterpowered mill. It's only open 3 afternoons a week April to beg. October

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Manchester
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Pleasantly surprised when arrived at this delightful roadside location.The guides were very welcoming on our arrival and eager to show us the tour of the mill.Very impressed by the whole tour and it's restoration . Lovely to see the water wheels in action and worth a visit especially if you have a limited amount of time .

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Available by guided tour only & it was highly informative & enjoyable. Car parking is minimal & there is no cafe, shop or public toilet on site. If you've been to Little Moreton Hall or Quarry Bank Mill you could easily swing past & it's well worth a visit. Enjoy!

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manchester
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118 reviews 118 reviews
55 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Nether Alderly Mill is one of the few fully working water powered grain mills in the North West . It has recently been re roofed and restored to full working and you get a a codnucted tour by a guide and the miller. They are hoping to be able to sell flour soon once they get the go ahead after... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
55 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We were passing Nether Alderley Mill and were lucky to make it onto their last tour of the day, as you can't just wander around the mill as it is too small for lots of people. Having seen it in the National Trust book I was suprised it was right by the road side and thought it might be a... More 

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Warrington, Cheshire
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38 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This is a National Trust property but is only open at the weekends in the afternoon an 1 day in the week, so check the website if you are considering visiting. Other NT properties in the area are Hare Hill and Styal Mill. From the outside looks really small but is actually 4 floors of which you visit 3 of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

If you have any interest in historic, water driven machinery then a visit to the mill will definitely not disappoint. You will get a guided tour given by a volunteer during which you will learn about why it was built, by whom and its changing fortunes over the years. You will see all three water wheels in action (Yes three)... More 

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Manchester
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73 reviews 73 reviews
40 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This is a National Trust Property, so entry is free if you are a member. It opens afternoons at the weekend and also one afternoon during the week (check web site for details) and you can go round guided by a NT volunteer. Recently it reopened following restoration work on the roof. The earliest reference to the corn mill is... More 

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