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a bit of history

good for children to see a working windmill and the flour is very good. the grandchildren were... read more

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Sadly closed when we arrived...

The most remarkable thing about this particular Windmill is its location....it is sandwiched in... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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“a bit of history”
Jul 7, 2018
“Sadly closed when we arrived...”
Mill Road, Lincoln LN1 3JJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

good for children to see a working windmill and the flour is very good. the grandchildren were quite facinated.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

The most remarkable thing about this particular Windmill is its location....it is sandwiched in between some houses overlooking the city of Lincoln. I did not know this windmill was there until my father told me...it really is hidden away and a short distance from the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shanes236
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Well we popped along to see this windmill but unfortunately it was all fenced off and there were no sails on it though they were due to be replaced soon - anyway disappointing in that not only could we not go in it but we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Steve T
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Traditional, quaint, still working daily mill, perched on top of hill overlooking the roman city of Lincoln

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kazbear1
Reviewed June 30, 2017

My wife and I saw Ellis Windmill during our week's holiday in Lincolnshire. We visited Lincoln for the day and at the end of our fascinating tour of the Museum of Lincolnshire Life (another wonderful attraction) we were encouraged to also visit this attraction which...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Something a bit different. The mill was lacking in sails when we visited as they are being repaired, but the volunteer guide brought the subject of milling flour to make bread alive with a lively explanation and demonstration of the machinery.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Johntimelord
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Well worth a visit – like stepping back in time. The volunteers are very informative and enthusiastic. The tour takes you through the whole process of milling wheat into flour and is fascinating for all ages. You can park at the nearby Museum of Lincolnshire...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank carolinewood2016
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Had passed many times and the time passing when it was open on a weekend decided to give it a visit. It is run by local volunteers who gave us an interesting tour and talk learning more about the history of Lincoln. Got informed that...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Having been here once before we got quite excited to get lost on the way and ended on the road to upper yonder by mistake. Back on the right path we passed the batty but quality pile em high and sell em expensive antique shop...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank nb888
Reviewed October 15, 2016

This is a fascinating survivor of a string of local windmills, now opened every weekend by enthusiastic volunteers.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank JosephineM1250
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February 9, 2018|
Response from Rod F |
The windmill is only open Saturdays 1pm till dusk.