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Alford Five Sailed Windmill & Tea Room

East Steet, Alford LN13 9EQ, England
+44 1507 462136
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Very interesting, great views

The windmill wasn't working when we visited, not enough wind but it was still worth the trip... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Finally a working windmill

Spending a holiday in Lincolnshire meant seeing a working windmill. Finally found one and it came... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“cakes” (27 reviews)
“cream tea” (4 reviews)
“almond cake” (2 reviews)
East Steet, Alford LN13 9EQ, England
+44 1507 462136
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The windmill wasn't working when we visited, not enough wind but it was still worth the trip climbing all the way up to the top. We were told all the history and its mind blowing to think how it was built without modern technology Well...More

Thank matthewandJulie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spending a holiday in Lincolnshire meant seeing a working windmill. Finally found one and it came with a lovely cafe. Great range of herbal, decaffeinated teas and coffees. The cake range was great as well. There was also a shop selling products made directly from...More

Thank SMLockey
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little gem in Alford. The staff where fantastic and spent a lot of time with us telling us the history and how the mill works. The miller also opened the door and allowed us onto the walkway. Very reasonable entrance fees,...More

Thank LesD68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here two years ago staying in Alford. This year we're in Goulceby but popped back to the windmill for cake and tea. Both delicious as always. Dog welcome too!

Thank Lizzi L
Reviewed 1 week ago

a lovely little pop in for a coffee and ice cream ,very friendly staff clean eatery and within walking distance from lovely alford windmill is worth a visit alone

Thank myguy567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The windmill is definitely worth a visit, we used the attached tea room and although the chocolate drink and coffee were good the lemon cake was a bit dry. Still worth a visit.

Thank darcy701
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Fortunately we were only passing when we decided to call in for a cuppa or ice cream on Bank Holiday Sunday. A sign on the door said Closed due to high demand! What do they expect on a Bank Holiday!? Not even many cars in...More

Thank JanF50
Ian S, Owner at Alford Five Sailed Windmill & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2017

I can only apologise for this situation, but if staff are not available, we can either try to serve people or close our doors (something we are going to have to do this month as things have now reached the point where we cannot cope)....More

Reviewed June 1, 2017

we are a enthusiastic and eventful family whom enjoyed this little gem in the town of lovely Alford. We had a short break here and visited the windmill and its true that its the only working 5 sailed windmill. great little cafe too. parking. small...More

Thank nico12g
Reviewed May 29, 2017

This is worth seeing, Only working 5 sail windmill in UK. Has a suitable cafe for a light bite and refreshment. Its in the lovely town of Alford Lincs

Thank thunderbirds2rgo
Reviewed April 18, 2017

We turned up on Easter Sunday 5 car loads of us for afternoon teas after morning in Mablethorpe. Very busy (short staffed) bit of a wait but we were in no hurry we all managed to get seated inside as it was raining at the...More

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September 19, 2016|
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Response from Ian S | Property representative |
Yes, we love dogs. Well behaved dogs are welcome on-site and in the shop and tearoom. The mill has to remail out of bounds as it's a place of food manufacture. Water bowls are scattered around the place! :)