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We stumbled across this little gem quite by accident. A fascinating piece of engineering from... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2019
lisa c
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
You can operate the water wheel yourself

The giant water wheel was stationary. I pulled the handle, water gushed down, the wheel began to... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
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The 14th Century Corn Mill is Skipton's latest visitor attraction to the town. Located within the heart of the mill, visitors can see the specially commissioned water turbine and how it helps to generate part of the town's electricity supply. via...more
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

We stumbled across this little gem quite by accident. A fascinating piece of engineering from bygone days.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lisa c
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The giant water wheel was stationary. I pulled the handle, water gushed down, the wheel began to turn slowly then it speeded up. Memorable!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

What an interesting visit this was. Hidden away in a mixture of shops this is a real little gem. Not as big as I would have thought but still fascinating. You can pull a lever which allows water to flow and let the wheel turn...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We tried to visit this place when wandering around Skipton on our Monday afternoon there ahead of walking the Lady Anne’s Way. Unfortunately nobody was around and there was little to see ...

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Difficult to find entrance and certainly very small but well presented. Informative display and a practical demonstration of how a water wheel works is worth a go.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

I have lived less than ten miles from Skipton for more than seventeen years. This is the first time I have seen this little gem. Secreted away at the top of town about 300m from the Castle this is a small visitor attraction that tells...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mixubigmoose
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Let's start with the positives - free parking in the middle of Skipton - we went on a Saturday so the business car park was open to the public with no time restrictions. Also, the handle to pull to make the water flow into the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Kerrycyclist
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Skipton's wealth was based on its mills and High Corn Mill is one of the oldest. Not only is it an interesting place to visit in it's own right but when you're there there are so many other places to go, such as the woods,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Crispin H
Reviewed February 12, 2018

We had a wonderful visit to the Skipton's High Corn Mill. A hidden gem just off the high street, inside it has a range of businesses, shops and salons - something to suit all. It also has a working waterwheel, definitely the highlight of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Davina C
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Whist in skipton the High Corn Mill is well worth a visit, with everything from a being a beautiful piece of working history to offering something for everyone from lunch, shopping or a little pamper... Support local and call in 💕❤️

Date of experience: January 2018
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