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Stainsby Mill at Hardwick Estate

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Address: | Doe Lea, Chesterfield, England
Phone Number: 01246 850430

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Small is beautiful

Small building but looked after really well by Richard and his team. We got a personal tour of the building and learned lots. It's still a working mill and visitors are able to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Derbyshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Small building but looked after really well by Richard and his team. We got a personal tour of the building and learned lots. It's still a working mill and visitors are able to buy flour milled there. You are even offered recipes to make with it! Long history of the mill and it's use over many years. It's easy to... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Really enjoyed my day at hardwick hall. I took my puppy so couldn't go in all the places though they did allow us to go in the old hall with him which was great. Lovely friendly helpful staff!

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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Working water mill that grinds its own flour and sells it at the counter where you pay.excellent example of a traditionally water mill and extremely informative guides able to explain the cogs gears and mechanics behind the design. Especially interesting as the mil is not on a water course so relies on a feeder pond.

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sussex england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Very interesting tour of the mill and we were lucky enough to see it all working on the day we were there.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Spent the day at Hardwick hall, walked down to the mill, free for us as NT Members, about £12 for a family, visit is about 15 mins max so quite expensive for non member family, Guides were clued up with Mill facts, kids had a go at being hands on. Small but interesting is about the

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

To be fair the mill is quite small and doesn't take long to visit which is why we are scoring 3/5 based on the admission price of £5.30. If you are an NT member then it's a good little filler. However the guides were excellent and gave very good talks on the 2 floors. Knowledgeable and a sense of humour... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Definitely worth a visit either before or after Hardwicke. Very well informed staff and a an excellent opportunity to experience life as it used to be in a working mill...........

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A fascinating working water mill of a distinctive type, well restored and producing good flour. As National Trust members my wife & I went on my birthday. the volunteer who showed us round was informative and enthusiastic. We were amazed at the ingenuity of the Victorian designer and how it was devised to be operated by 1 person. An excellent... More 

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Norfolk UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

A lovely sunny day & some very knowledgeable people. A brilliant time learning about how the mill worked, everything explained clearly. I bought some of the flour on sale & it makes great bread, don't forget to get your recipe to go with it.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Great place to visit. We took our three grandchildren and they were fascinated by all that was on offer. They particularly enjoyed the small millstone outside where they could grind their own flour.

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Address: | Doe Lea, Chesterfield, England
Phone Number: 01246 850430
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield

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