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“The best brown flour.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mill Green Museum and Mill

Mill Green Museum and Mill
Bush Hall Lane, Hatfield AL9 5PD, England
01707 357850
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Ranked #2 of 10 things to do in Hatfield
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Owner description: 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.
welwyn garden city
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“The best brown flour.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

We have seen the flour being made several times its amazing to watch all those wooden parts moving, The staff are very helpful if you want to know about anything.
I use there stoneground flour I find it better than any supermarket flour, the texture is much better excellent for bread-making, I use it with white flour 50/50. The Museum is interesting to look round.
We had a cream tea there last summer which we was disappointed with, only one scone each it was expensive for what we got. The little shop is quite good with leaflets, books and other bits and bobs to buy, its a good place to visit on a Sunday afternoon in the summer.

Visited January 2013
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London, England, United Kingdom
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“Small but prefectly formed.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

This is a lovely, calm little space, a water mill beautiful restored and fully working. There is something lovely about the working mill, the rush of water, the function of all the cogs and gears, it's only a small museum but I find it a joy to look round - I do have a soft spot for such things though. The tea rooms serve beautiful cakes and scones all locally made and very good value, and the gardens are lovely. You're not going to spend more than an hour or so here, so I'd come for tea and have a look round first, and buy some of their wonderful bread flour. It's good for kids under 6, those older might get a bot bored, but look out for the events and workshops they run, always worth it for older kids.

Visited December 2012
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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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“Lovely local museum more people ought to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Sundays, when the wooden wheel and gears are going round is fab. Just so amazing to watch the wheels going round and then flour pouring out. And the excellent half term events for children. We just keep coming back.

Visited September 2012
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London
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“Magnificent Millers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Took my young family on a rainy day in November, and was really impressed by this hidden gem. Great place to spend a rainy hour or so. Simon the Miler was really helpful and talked us through the workings of the water mill, taking it from a standing start to full operation and back again. The power generated by what looks like a tranquil stream is quite incredible, some of the parts of the mill go back to C 14, so a real history lesson as well. Kids enjoyed the hands on milling exhibits. We teamed it up with buying some Mill Green Flour and made bread at home for the rest of the day. Great fun.

Visited November 2012
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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“a lovely visit and beautiful place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

we took 8 young adults with learning needs to the Museum and Mill. The visit to the mill was brilliant and we paid for them to do the bread making, which they loved.
the staff were brilliant and we had a lovely few hours here.

Visited June 2012
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