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Wookey Hole Victorian Paper Mill

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Address: , Wookey Hole, Wells BA5 1BB, England
Phone Number: 44-1749-672243
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In the mill we ate in the quite reasonable cafeteria, saw the Circus show put on by the circus school which was excellent, had fun in the mirror maze, let the kids play in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2014
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Wiltshire, england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed this part of Wookey! Watching this Master of his trade make paper was very interesting. The depth of knowledge he had was superb! We never really new you can also make paper from old denim! Long may you continue show casing this ancient trade!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Man was nearly 10 minutes late, but we did see him later emptying the bin and cleaning, it looks like everyone chips in and is constantly working. L We were there first so got to see the hemp and shredded denim, next to the paper, there is some information, but it would of been nice for some more information about... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Went to the paper mill it said next paper making class 3.30 waited till 3.50 still no one turns up ? Virtual tour wasn't working neither shame as it let it down .

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

In the mill we ate in the quite reasonable cafeteria, saw the Circus show put on by the circus school which was excellent, had fun in the mirror maze, let the kids play in the soft play area and had a bit of fun in the antique arcade. The whole place seems a little behind the times but that kind... More 

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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

we stumbled into this area of the site having missed the last presentation of the day but we did enjoy seeing the machines, materials and tools employed to make the wonderful handcrafted paper that they historically produce. We did watch a good video, on the site overall, while we in this section.

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

A staff member in period costume demonstrates how paper used to be hand made and lets the kids have a go afterward. There is a display of the old machinery that was once used in the making of paper - from rags to the finished product. Quite interesting.

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Essex
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It was interesting but the girl who carried it out, whilst very knowledgeable, was clearly in a hurry. We had two children with us who were looking forward to making some paper, as was on offer, but she just finished her talk and demo and left. They were very disappointed

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

when i visited wookey hole papermill i actually made paper myself out of old rags it was quite interesting and well worth a second visit

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This was in the advert for WOOKEY Hole and the grandchildren had been looking forward to watching it for a school project and it was not in operation. A notice said that due to the age of the machinery it was unprepared. Given that it was a school holiday that we visited I would have expected that the staff would... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is a great eclectic addition to the whole Wookey Hole attraction but not big enough for a visit just to see the paper mill. The whole thing is certainly worth a visit and see the Paper Mill while you are there. We had a great day.

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