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Due to a safety precaution the mill was closed at point of visit with no sails but as disappointing... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Paul R
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Framlingham, United Kingdom
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Sunday lunch.

Good old carvery from a real piece of joined up meat-not that old flat catering junk that could be... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
Cube105
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Oct 2, 2018
“Currently closed for maintenance”
Aug 25, 2018
“Closed for essential maintenance”
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Due to a safety precaution the mill was closed at point of visit with no sails but as disappointing as this might be the reason for closing is to allow for refurbishment ready for 2019 season and lucky visitors visiting from the spring. Having been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul R
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Like the previous review, the mill is still closed for essential maintenance. It doesn't give an estimated reopening date. There is no on-site parking, but it appears that you can park on nearby roads/grassed areas for visiting. Only about 8 minutes drive from Framlingham Castle,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Sadly this interesting windmill was closed when we visited, for essential maintenance work. It is clearly visible from the road side.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mrs Wendy Elize... M
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Saxtead Green Windmill offers a view into a world long since departed. The exterior is a wonderful, and rare, example of a windmill architecture, but once inside you are transported into a world long since vanished.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Good old carvery from a real piece of joined up meat-not that old flat catering junk that could be anything.Went for the pork and a little beef ,very generous portions.More than I would usually eat.Spuds and veg good, staff very pleasant.Beer a little flat stopped...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Cube105
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Being relatively local we've driven past on countless occasions and never stopped to take a look ... until today. Paraphrasing the website - Saxtead Green Post Mill is a corn mill whose whole body revolves on its base and is one of many built in...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ken H
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Beautifully preserved working post mill. Every floor is accessible, but while the lack of intrusive warning and prohibitive signs is welcome, a bit of labeling would be welcome - while much is obvious and we bought a guidebook, but since every floor requires 2 hands...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank bigbird314
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Parking is outside on the neighbouring green unless you are a member of staff in which case you can park your car at the base of the windmill to spoil visitor's photos. Entry is a rather strange £4.10 - not sure how they arrived at...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Caverkat
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Always wanted to visit this beauty of a windmill and was not disappointed. We chose a beautiful day as well and the Postmill is actually bigger than I expected. It has three floors in the roundhouse and three floors above that. It wasn't too expensive...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ThatGirlWhoReviews
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Set in the middle of fields, this is an interesting survivor of an old industry. You need to be able to climb steep stairs to take advantage of the views. Some displays on its history and workings. No onsite parking. Small shop and friendly attendant....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank KAW687
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