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Beautiful setting, interesting buildings

The Grist Mill is perhaps one of the most picturesque locations in the area. The mill is still in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cynthia E
Boston, Massachusetts
Interesting old Grist Mill

We were in the area to do some Geocaching and to have dinner at the Wayside Inn. There are some old... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Ipswich, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Grist Mill is perhaps one of the most picturesque locations in the area. The mill is still in operation; flour produced is available for sale. There are a few signs about the history but the real delight is strolling through the beautiful (in any...More

Thank Cynthia E
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We were in the area to do some Geocaching and to have dinner at the Wayside Inn. There are some old buildings here to be visited.

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Reviewed June 5, 2018

The landscape is lovely with the small stream running through the field and the great history of the old wheel and mill is fascinating.

Thank caytown
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

The grist mill in a beautiful setting is so picturesque! Due to snow conditions, we were not able to cross the bridge to get closer but got lots of charming pictures. Rebuilt in 1929, it looks like it’ll last a long time as the backdrop...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

The Wayside Grist Mill has been in operation for several centuries. Flour is still ground, and can be purchased, also the flour is used in nearby Wayside inn.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Grist Mill on a Saturday afternoon. This place is absolutely beautiful. The building and grounds are well maintained and beautiful everywhere you look, I would recommend making a visit here. Beautiful and educational.

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Reviewed January 17, 2017

you really need to experience this history piece in the spring, summer or fall. new England really has four seasons and this place pops in all four. spring you have things starting to bloom, grass turning, nature waking up. summer is full blown gorgeous as...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2016

Found the grist mill by accident whilst staying in Sudbury. Lovely Inn and chapel were busy with theme weddings but the walk along the grist mill paths were refreshing and relaxing!

Thank Bobsbmw
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

You can read the few signs which are set all around the place and learn a bit about the place. To be honest - there is nothing special about the mill, even historically not. If you come from Europe you might need 3 minutes to...More

Thank Deniza_Ianev
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Just remember, you are traversing grounds that Washington traveled. Serene location for pictures, a nice stroll or simply to hang and meditate when the need for introspection strikes!

Thank Rita V
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