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Address: Bridge Street, Winchester SO23 0EJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1962 870057
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Winchester City Mill is a working watermill dating back to at least Saxon...

Winchester City Mill is a working watermill dating back to at least Saxon times; now fully restored by the National Trust, the City Mill is probably the oldest working watermill in the UK. Inside visitors can discover more about the mill’s long and fascinating history as well as see the mill in action and learn how we produce traditional stone-ground wholemeal flour using the power of the River Itchen. Our team of volunteer millers provide flour milling demonstrations every Saturday and Sunday as well as Wednesdays during the summer months. The City Mill is also home to a wide variety of wildlife including kingfishers, grey wagtails, wild trout, water voles and even otters which can be viewed from our on-site observation cameras.

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Winchester City Mill

A working water Mill where flour is still ground and packets are on sale. Fascinating to see all that machinery working so efficiently. Some hands on displays.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A working water Mill where flour is still ground and packets are on sale. Fascinating to see all that machinery working so efficiently. Some hands on displays.

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although a small building, it is packed with things of interest both for adults and children, with the added attraction of hands on activities for children.

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hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

went here as something to do £4 adults and £2 for children ...not really worth the expense but it is national trust. You can on a good day see otters but it wasn't a good day for us. Very interesting but can work out expensive if you have a couple of children

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Thank HampshireTeddy
Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A bit history in flour making , it's old & there,s things for the young ones to try I liked going down stairs to look at the water wheel going round , there also a chance of seeing otters live if not on film from the night before

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We belong to national trust and thought we would give this a try as seen it many time before in Winchester, very small place but very informative, lovely little river out back and garden, there is a large water mill in the basement well worth a visit

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

attractions such as these are the reason I joined the trust. bringing the old mill back to life and filling it with interactive exhibitions for young and old alike! A great experience and would visit again.

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Thank Nick J
South East England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although quite small, this is an interesting attraction. There are a range of things for children to do and see as well. The short DVD was very informative about the history and workings of the mill. It was interesting to go downstairs to see some of the machinery and the fast flowing water. It would have been fascinating to see... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 20 minutes here for a passing visit. The working mill is very impressive particularly the power of the river flowing underneath the mill.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a pretty building by the bridge but it is very small and there is not a lot to see especially if you have been to a larger mill before and understand all the mechanics.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friends that we were visiting lived about 6 blocks from the Mill and we would walk on the path each morning to the Mill. We never went inside but the garden in the back was so peaceful and the water running was nice. There was a hammock in the back. The area is very nice.

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