We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mill Green Museum and Mill

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Bush Hall Lane, Hatfield AL9 5PD, England
Phone Number: 01707 357850
Website
Saturday
Closed
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Mill Green Museum and Mill, in the tiny village of Mill Green between...
Mill Green Museum and Mill, in the tiny village of Mill Green between Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield, is a little gem with loads to offer for a fun day out. You can explore the fascinating 300 year old water mill, restored to full working order. Visit the local history museum in the old mill house, bring a picnic or have a tasty cream tea on summer Sunday afternoons, from Easter to September. We are open all year round, Tuesday-Sunday plus bank holidays. We warmly welcome families and groups. There's always something new to see as we change exhibitions regularly. Every school holiday there's lots of things for children to do. We also have a lively events and activities programme.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 26 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Most recent review
A Lovely Afternoon

This is a lovely corner of the world, small museum and a mill where the home-ground flour and bread is sold, as well as some plants from the garden. Lovely grounds and garden... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Ann R
,
Hatfield, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Hatfield, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a lovely corner of the world, small museum and a mill where the home-ground flour and bread is sold, as well as some plants from the garden. Lovely grounds and garden, sometimes, but not always a great value afternoon tea, wonderful cakes and hunky sandwiches but do need to check dates this is available.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great to see a working mill. We bought some of their home ground flour which worked great in our bread maker. The place is very well kept and all the staff are very knowledgeable about the mill. You could probably get the mill part of the attration done in about an hour then there is a place which sells cream... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We were not sure what to expect on our first visit to this museum, but it was an absolute gem. Three galleries of changing exhibitions, well laid out and very informative. Although it wasn't a milling day the miller was there to talk to us about the mill and its history. We will definitely visit again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
WGC
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Hidden gem in Hatfield. Small charge to visit. Working water mill, fantastic to stand and watch the huge wooden paddle turn in the water and walk around the mill at work. Small shop selling souvenirs and flour from the mill. Small interesting local museum with an area for changing exhibitions. Museum runs occasional workshops in bread making and crafts. Check... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went to the Mill for their Craft event on Sunday 5th October. Lots of demonstrations from Chair Caning, Woodturning, Spoon Carving, Willow Work, Bread Making and many more. Ploughman's Lunches and Cream Teas were also served in the garden area. All the displays were under cover and although the weather was good it made it more interesting and compact. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Giessen, Germany
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Lovely place for an afternoon tea. Romantic little garden, the water from the mill is running close by. Mill museum is tiny but cute.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visited with a lot of elderly friends just for a cream tea. What a lovely time they all had. Although we never went into the museum we sat in the garden & had delicious sandwiches , scones & a proper pot of tea. They then looked round the garden & at the old newspapers on the walls & noticeboards and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hertfordshire
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Small and original fully working water mill. We had a in depth chat with the miller who showed us what was what and told us the ages of various parts of the mill. He was very informative and we were sorry to hear that he was about to leave for pastures new. Hopefully his replacement will have the same amount... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Really interesting to see how a water mill works. Staff are friendly and helpful and you can get a cream tea in the garden with scones made from the flour from the mill. Pretty setting outside and child-friendly Victorian room sets inside. Plan to go somewhere else as well though - it's only small. Hatfield House is close by.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hatfield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

A small but interesting and friendly place to visit. The food is also good, especially the bread for some reason!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Mill Green Museum and Mill also viewed

Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
 

Been to Mill Green Museum and Mill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Mill Green Museum and Mill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?