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Fantastic place to visit

The enthusiasm of the staff for this gem of a place is highly infectious. We visited today at a... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Alex H
Hidden gem.

£3.50 per person got us a private tour of this fantastic functional Watermill. It's 13th century... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Tony G
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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
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Mill Lane | near Farndon, Stretton, Warrington SY14 7JA, England
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

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.

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

£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.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

What can I say, it is the most beautiful mill, easy to find just outside of Farndon village well sign posted, a camera is a must

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kate H, Manager at Stretton Watermill, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

You're right, Jules. Thanks. The stories of the past seep out of the ancient timbers, while the waterwheels gently turn. A sketch book could be useful too?

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alanpolly
Reviewed June 30, 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank V B
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank lucy_s1288
Reviewed July 24, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Dave T
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

A little gem hidden down a single track road! Very informative guide - we had a good discussion on bread making. Bought flour, which made beautiful bread when I got home.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank chiefmamasue
Reviewed August 7, 2016

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

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Surf1973
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Very good, well organised. And an excellent tour, the gentleman who is the guide was very informative. About the mill and other items

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank richardcM6318EU
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