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Bircham Windmill

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Unique opportunity to scamper up a proper windmill!

Beautifully restored authentic 1846 structure with a bakery, tearooms, animals and kiddies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
Camping trip, Nice small site, Good amenities

Stayed at the campsite, High summer so unfortunately lots of flies and wasps. Facilities are very... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
Norwich, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“play area”(31 reviews)
“games room”(11 reviews)
Bircham Windmill is open daily from 10-5 until September 30th. Tearooms open at 9am for breakfast on high days and holidays.
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King's Lynn, Great Bircham PE31 6SJ, England
+44 1485 578393
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in with my son for coffee and cake after work we love going here and will do again however sorry to say £11.95 for a mug of coffee 2 pieces of cake and a can of coke I thought was abit expensive for what...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MrsBateson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully restored authentic 1846 structure with a bakery, tearooms, animals and kiddies attractions. Plenty of buns, bread and cakes to buy, plus the chance to climb up to the top and admire the view (if you've a head for heights!). Easy to find off the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kathy121212
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Stayed at the campsite, High summer so unfortunately lots of flies and wasps. Facilities are very good, reasonably clean. Games room with big TV to keep kids occupied when its dark. Breakfast available at the windmill cafe is excellent, if a little on the expensive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ashquo
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Lovely little tearoom, very nice cream tea & amazing cherry cheesecake. Would’ve loved to look around the windmill but we left it too late in the day to do so so a return visit is on the cards.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bev C
Reviewed September 29, 2018

you buy a derelict windmill. do you turn it into a modern house in a pale imitation of its former self as so many have been or do you restore it to full working order and develop the outbuildings into a family friendly place to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nhpendall
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Been here lots of times being a local & many times years ago with my small children when the garden was free but not so much now mainly because they are now grown up but still frequently visit the tea room it's a great place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrsBateson
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We've been to Bircham Mill a couple of times and have always had a good experience. However, we've never used the campsite or shepherd huts that were available. So a while back we booked a stay in one of the shepherd's huts for the weekend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Neil B
Reviewed September 16, 2018

i thought this was a great little place.it is a fully restored,working windmill,producing it;s own flour.the windmill has been restored to it;s original condition and has a display on each level as you climb up it and has a recording on each floor explaining what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This is our second visit, the windmill seemed to have been well used, the price to get to the top is a bit steep but nothing like the prices of the produce! A small loaf of wholemeal bread at £1.55 is way too much. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 89PaulB
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Amazing and very interesting - loved that we could climb right to the top and go out on the balcony - very exciting! We will be returning

Date of experience: September 2018
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September 18, 2016|
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Response from windmillworker |
hi there yes you can have BBQ as long as it is off the ground or campfires in the middle of the campsite on the concrete slabs