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Bunbury Mill

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Lunch and cake

We went as a group of 5 specifically for lunch having visited the mill before. We had a delicious... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The best cakes in the UK

We have visited Bunbury Mill on a couple of occasions, what a lovely place this is. It is so well... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2019
Winsford, United Kingdom
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A restored and operational water mill. This historical building is open every Sunday afternoon and Bank Holiday Monday afternoons, 1-5pm from 31st March to 27th October 2019. A tour of the mill lasts around 40 minutes and takes you on a victorian...more
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Mill Lane | Bowes Gate Road, Bunbury CW6 9PP, England
+44 1829 733244
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All reviews cakes guided tour water mill tea room local volunteers tea and cake friendly volunteers feeding the ducks guide peter group visit water wheel lovely afternoon delicious home friendly cafe lemon drizzle lovely little place outside seating area
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went as a group of 5 specifically for lunch having visited the mill before. We had a delicious lunch, the open sandwiches on the home made soda bread using flour from the mill, were beautifully presented, very tasty and quick to arrive. The large...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

We have visited Bunbury Mill on a couple of occasions, what a lovely place this is. It is so well cared for and is a real inspiration to those that keep it as a working mill, a real credit to Bunbury. As for the tea...More

Date of experience: August 2019
3  Thank Nicky181x
Reviewed August 6, 2019

A truly fascinating piece of working history : the experience of being inside the Mill with the waterwheel turning, the machinery in full operation, the sounds and vibrations all make for an interesting, educational and thoroughly enjoyable visit. The setting is peaceful and pretty and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

What a gem! A fascinating water mill visit with a knowledgeable guide. Lovely staff serving wonderful home made cakes in a very pleasant café/ visitor centre. Extremely good value throughout. Feeding the ducks was a highlight for our grandchildren.

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank NeilEvans
Reviewed August 4, 2019

Hi well that was an interesting and supprisingly enjoyable tour of the Mill. Thankyou to Barry our guide for the tour round. Driven past the place for 30yrs and never thought of dropping in for a visit. We had a look round with the parents,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Tricky_Beaver_leader
Reviewed July 15, 2019

We had a lovely afternoon at Bunbury Mill, a beautiful spot in Cheshire. Our tour guide Barry was fantastic and very knowledgeable about the mill and made the experience fun, afterwards we had some amazing tea and cakes in the sunshine next to the lake...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Sharon-sparrow6
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

Bunbury Mill Trust keep the 13th century milk in operation. Great educational insight to rural economics since the 1840’s and the implication of the change to the corn laws. Plus very lovely cakes and cafe

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank N9954HHamandal
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

We had home made parsnip soup garnished with chives and a selection of freshly made to order sandwiches - on a variety of breads. Absolutely delicious . We were full so ordered a selection of home baked cakes (chocolate, gin& tonic, coffee& walnut, lemon drizzle...More

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank MiaStaff
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Met with some motorcyclist friends today. Nice tour of the small original mill and it's workings. The friendly cafe serves lemon drizzle cake from paradise.

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank 976pl
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

We called here after seeing photos of the cakes available on social media. They certainly lived up to the photos! A large range of cakes including vegan, unusual flavours were pear & pistachio, citrus blossom, hummingbird or toffee fudge as well as the usual lemon...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Sarah_in_chester
kenb36, Manager at Bunbury Mill, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2019

Thank you all for taking the time to write these reports, it’s really appreciated by all the volunteers who look after the facilities. To the family who had a lot of noise banter in the centre - apologies - this has been taken care of....More

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Response from 417smartcar | Reviewed this property |
Open weekend only by appointment during the week