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Stainsby Mill at Hardwick Estate

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Small But Interesting

As you enter the Hardwick Estate you will come across this small but very well restored water mill... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thorny61
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Glossop, United Kingdom
Interesting mill

En route to The Hardwick Estate we passed Dtsinsby Mill. Being National Trust members we decided to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
514jana
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Solihull
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you enter the Hardwick Estate you will come across this small but very well restored water mill. The guide who showed us around was very interesting and certainly new his stuff. Although small it is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Thorny61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small water powered mill. When we visited the mill wasn't in action so not that much to see. It is well presented but there are only two rooms open and a few short videos. Worth a visit if you are on you way up to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sam3314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

En route to The Hardwick Estate we passed Dtsinsby Mill. Being National Trust members we decided to take a look. There was a tour just about to start do we tagged along. The guide gave s really interesting talk, explaining the history of this mill....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 514jana
Reviewed March 20, 2019

An early mill that is operational in making flour. You can watch the process from start to finish and buy the end product.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judi C
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

The staff were absolutely brilliant, so informative and interesting. Not the usual repetitive patter that you can get at some places. Very engaging and really good to see everything working as it's explained to you. If you're going to Hardwick Hall then this is a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Womble773
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Great place to learn all about flour making. Tie in with a visit to Hardwick Hall to make a day of it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank argalargin
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

This mill is located at the entrance of the Hardwick Estate and should be visited on the way in due to the one way traffic system. The mill is working and produces wholemeal flour that is sold. We were lucky enough to visit on a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed March 4, 2019

Very interesting finding out about the mill& how it works.staff were dressed in costumes,giving a real feel of work in a mill.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tony b
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

A very interesting insight into a working watermill. The staff were very friendly and the short tour informative and you can buy some of the flour produced here. However there are only three relatively small rooms to view (not counting alcoves and outbuildings) so don't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank inoble
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Sometimes you just arrive at the right time. We had a splendid guided tour of this mill, bought the flour, made the bread...and it was good! Highly recommended, dedicated volunteer staff - there is nothing not to like!

Date of experience: August 2018
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