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Fascinating restoration.

Parking by Howsham Bridge, you take a riverside walk to this beautifully restored Mill. Recreation... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing Restoration

Found out about this place on local news, but the misses had seen it on Griff Rhys Jones TV... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2016
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3 weeks ago
“Fascinating restoration.”
Sep 4, 2016
“Amazing Restoration”
Howsham Mill is an 18th century watermill near Malton in North Yorkshire, designed by John Carr of York as a garden folly in the Gothic style. It has been restored as an education centre in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, generating renewable...more
Howsham Mill Howsham Hall Road, York YO60 7PA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking by Howsham Bridge, you take a riverside walk to this beautifully restored Mill. Recreation is encouraged for water enthusiasts especially. The Mill is powered by a mechanical screw. A Disabled Access Route is available.

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Found out about this place on local news, but the misses had seen it on Griff Rhys Jones TV programme a while back. Fantastic place nice country side, with a very interesting history and future with it's water powered electricity generation, which is helping funding...More

2  Thank Por99ter
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Wonderful restoration of the building with clever Archimedes Screw addition to generate electricity - and a cool place for cinema showings and a picnic.

Thank tripmcl
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Not visited here before. Attended for a mosaic craft course. Was made very welcome & greeted by enthusiastic staff, keen to explain about the restoration aided by lottery funding. Not a very big place, unsure what walks are available around, to incorporate into a visit....More

Thank 1952gg
Reviewed November 2, 2015

This beautiful little mill, originally part of the Howsham Hall estate, was very tastefully restored a few years ago. Now they seem to be trying to turn it into some sort of outdoor pursuit and events centre, instead of the historical and educational facility it...More

1  Thank manoftaste
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Very interesting restored mill set along a riverside walk. Lots of wild flowers and butterflies. Children would like this.

Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed September 10, 2015

OK, not a great deal to see here but it is a pleasant area, and the mill is a curious building, gothick but without original machinery. However the archimedean screws generating electricity from the Derwent at the nearby weir are interesting. The chap on duty...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed July 31, 2014

This Mill is being restored but is still worth a visit. It stands on an island that is an easy walk from the car parking area. sadly it's only open on a Sunday but its still worth a trip through the lovely countryside for a...More

1  Thank YorkBonBon
Reviewed July 18, 2014

super interesting project a must see. well worth the short walk to the mill or can be part of a 6 mile easy round walk via Kirkham Priory.

2  Thank Stephen W
Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

Went to Howsham mill on good Friday with my partner and 5 year old daughter. I had seen the mill in 2006 when it was deralict and was curios to see the finished building. We took a little picnic and had a walk around. The...More

2  Thank Jonny W
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