Wymondham Windmill

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Wymondham Windmill
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Enjoy lunch in our vintage designed Tearooms or high tea alfresco style in the beautiful settings on two hundred year old mill stone tables. Relax in a bygone gem with family and friends. Enjoy traditional, home cooked food at the Wymondham Windmill Tearooms. We use our very own homegrown vegetables, as well as other locally sourced, organic ingredients in our kitchen. Homemade cakes, scones and daily specials prepared with fresh local produce Relax in our family friendly tearooms, wander the wild wood and browse a selection of boutique shops, all exclusive to our 200 year old Windmill site. For the children we have a playground with swings, slide and fort, playhouse and large grassy area as well as a vehicle track for younger children and a woodland puzzle trail through our two-acre woodland of Native British Trees. Perfect for all the family and group bookings are also welcome.
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Jacqui S
Lincolnshire, UK486 contributions
Really enjoyed a spontaneous visit to the cafe and shops one weekend morning. A quick lunch was served with a smile. Plenty of choice and it was busy but there was a speedy turnaround of orders - it's impressive.
Written January 26, 2022
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CJ
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Couples
We entered the coffee shop with family friends and our small service dog, a lady identified as the owner shouted at us that dogs weren't allowed, we explained he was a service dog & the lady asked what for meaning we had to describe my son's disability in front of other customers which was embarrassing for my son. The lady huffed and told us to go to the other room, she walked off muttering under her breath, we sat in the other room for 10 minutes, no one came through to take our order despite service staff standing around doing nothing in the other room !
One if our party went back into the cafe & ordered some sandwiches. They took an age to arrive & were not great quality.
Terrible service, rude owner & nothing special about the food, will not be returning !
Written October 3, 2021
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ExplorerLea14
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My husband and I had the privilege of attending a wedding of friends at Wymondham Windmill. What a wonderful relaxing day was created by the owners and staff in excellent cooperation with the wedding party. What a treat to have the windmill all to ourselves that afternoon!
It was a joy to see that the vision of the Bride and Groom, had been fulfilled and met so well in every way. The spectacular windmill and views greeted us, the brand new barn venue sat us all comfortably and is so beautifully clean , bright and simple to be able to be decorated in any way, with big double doors to look out at the view. The grass area outside the barn was perfect for catching up with friends and playing garden games with a glass of wine in hand! The woodland area was turned into a whimsical evening area that was truly unique. The owners and staff were on hand at all times but did not intrude. They were exceptionally friendly and helped make all run smoothly, stepping in to do above and beyond their role.

We have visited the windmill many times previously and have always enjoyed a relaxed cafe lunch inside or outside in the grounds. Our visitors with young children have always enjoyed the play area or exploring the woodland area and all ages enjoy the sight of the windmill, beautiful surrounding views and cafe meals. Couldn’t recommend more highly a visit for a cup of tea, lunch or to hire for an event or wedding!
Written September 23, 2021
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TinRobot
Loughborough, UK41 contributions
Weddings can be stressful. You want guests to have a great time but organising things to be just right is a tough ask and let's not even talk about budgets. Don't worry though because The Windmill at Wymondham has you covered.

Thankfully, for this wedding I was just a guest but you could still see the staff bending over backwards to remove stress and try and make it a great wedding. They succeeded as well. A new Oak Framed hall has been built for events which is a lovely space. Doors open into the private garden that is ideal for drinks and canapés. A bar was provided and food organised. Nothing was too much trouble.

The site itself also has some unique treats - obviously the windmill that makes a great backdrop to any event, but also a woodland with a clearing. With hay bales, fairy lights, blankets and fire pits it was the most amazing place to go after the meal and really made the wedding magical.

They close the tearoom and public area at 4pm so you have the place to yourself from late afternoon. Guests can even book the campsite (accepts caravans as well).
Perfect.

If you want a unique wedding venue then you won't go wrong by choosing this magical wedding venue.
Written September 22, 2021
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Paul G
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We held a wedding here on the 18th September 2021 in the newly built barn. We also had use of the woods and refreshments provided by Josh and his staff. They went out of their way to satisfy our every need and were perfect hosts. I can highly recommend this venue. It was my daughters wedding and the setting was perfect for photos and the reception. This place will go from strength to strength because they have an instinct for knowing what their customers want and need.
Written September 21, 2021
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Nigel S
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Family
Went to a family wedding yesterday & nothing but praise for the team at Wymondham 👏👏💯 When the outside caterers didn’t show up (!!!!) the staff did everything they could to help. Everyone left happy & a superb afternoon & evening was enjoyed by all.
Written September 19, 2021
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Helen T
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Lovely little spot for the family to enjoy! Plenty to keep the children entertained (play area and woodlands) whilst we ate our delicious lunch, followed by a tasty homemade cake afterwards! We visited on a very busy weekend but our food and drinks were delivered quickly and the staff were very friendly and attentive. There is a very large outdoor seating area, so did not feel uncomfortable or over crowded with the busy lunch time rush.
Already recommended to friends, and will be visiting again in the near future!
Written September 15, 2021
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Alfie.jefferyy
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Friends
Brilliant cafe and woodland walk. Had a lovely time and will be returning again in the future. On site shops are nice to wonder around as well
Written August 22, 2021
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Braun
Hinckley, UK2 contributions
Family
Having used the CL caravan site at the location for some years now and recommending it to others we have come to the conclusion that we will not be returning. After the mains water burst in Melton Mowbray there was no communication from the owners to see if we or any of the other caravan/motorhomers were OK re water but they had stock piled up at the house for their needs. We only found out when we went to fill up out water containers. So a quick check on severn trent and I followed the update overnight and into the next day, again no update from the owners? So we approached the other campers to see if they had any news and was met with a very obstructive elderly female who was staying at the location in her vauxhall camper van(later to find out it was the owners sister) who stated that the owners had the cafe to worry about and we could get our updates by checking the tap, she stated she felt sorry for her sister that there were whinging and moaning people like us when she had a cafe to run? We are paying customers to?? We were also told we could not walk through the garden to the house to speak to the owner we had to walk round but she could as she was family, this woman was damn right rude. We also found out from a couple from norfolk that the same elderly woman had been working in the cafe a few days before and had lost her temper with them whilst serving them in the cafe - this woman needs removing you are losing custom?
On booking we were not notified of the building work going on from 8 every morning except Sundays? So the website could do with updating?
The caravan location could do with a decent grass cut more regularly as pitch 4 and 5 is very overgrown.
The back field could have a strip cut in it to walk dogs round it instead of it being left overgrown.
The owners could come and say hello to people who are using their facilities like most other CL sites it shows you care you are responsive to their needs and open to contact.
You will lose more custom when your wedding venue starts as people come here to relax and not to listen to someone's wedding going on till early houses of the morning!! Poss another update on your website?
The groundsman could do with looking after the grounds more instead of his sunflowers as the shredded tyres that are used for the children's adventure playground are staining childrens clothes and could do with replacing, the toys in the play area are old and dangerous. If you want coffee and cafe fine, anything else they are lacking.
Written August 15, 2021
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Sally57O
United Kingdom25 contributions
I visited the cafe today with friends for lunch. Following the rules we waited to be seated and although there was an empty table we stood just inside the door for over 10 minutes. When the waitress eventually decided to pay attention to her customers she completely ignored us and seated the lady waiting behind us at a table. Luckily the young waiter working there helped us out. After lunch we sat in the garden for an about an hour. When I went back inside to get another cup of coffee our lunch time dishes were still on the table !!!
After using the toilet I informed the same young waitress that nearly all of the toilet roll was gone and would need replenishing, she said that she would see to it straightaway. We sat outside for quite some time, 45 mins or so, and just before we were leaving I used the toilet again only to find that this time there was no toilet roll at all. I reported it once again to the same girl who seemed quite surprised that there wasn't any and again she said that she would see to it. I cannot say if this was done or not as I left.
The lunch was very nice, as was the cake that we had later, but I am afraid that our visit was spoilt by poor service and having spoken to other customers I have been told that this is not a one off. It is a shame because both the food and the environment are enjoyable.
Written July 13, 2021
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