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A gorgeous working watermill in the heart of the rural Cheshire. A tour of the mill and a picnic by the mill pond is a delightful way to spend an afternoon for all age groups and all interests. The mill is open seasonally and has temporary...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Mill Lane | near Farndon, Stretton, Warrington SY14 7JA, England
The enthusiasm of the staff for this gem of a place is highly infectious. We visited today at a Heritage event and loved every minute . The team here were so helpful and happy to give freely of their time.
We will return in the...More
Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alex H
KateH3841, Manager at Stretton Watermill, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018
We're really pleased you had such a great time. We love the place and want to share it. Only two more weekends until we 'put the mill to bed' for the winter. We look forward to seeiong you again in Spring.
£3.50 per person got us a private tour of this fantastic functional Watermill. It's 13th century origins through to modern day were clearly and professionally explained by the guide. I highly recommend it.
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tony G
Kate H, Manager at Stretton Watermill, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018
Thanks Tony. We are all so passionate about the mill, its infectious and really comes across in the tour.
This Cheshire attraction is an absolute must see !! Set in beautiful countryside the Mill is a superb example of historical restoration and with most of the workings being original. We were delighted that the current Miller ( Dave ) gave so much of his...More
We loved this visit to this restored ancient watermill, the guide was so welcoming and treated us to a wonderful insight into the workings of the place and many humourous stories to boot! such a tranquil setting in beautiful Cheshire countryside.
Charming,different and quirky; you have definitely never visited anywhere like this before from the moment you walk in you instantly feel at ease.The staff are friendly and the facts are fascinating. However, I would suggest using a Sat Nav to find it.
Our recent visit to Stretton Water Mill was a real joy. The water wheel was turning smoothly, and cogs, pulley's and grinding stones worked well when operated by our guide. Our guide was a witty, informative and clearly eager to share his knowledge with visitors...More
A great place to spend a few hours, the tour guide was very informative and enthusiastic he welcomed you asking questions which he answered happily. Very interesting for any one with an interest in history or mechanical engineering. I could happily have spent twice as...More