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Fabulous working history site

Knowledgeable volunteers who answer questions by demonstrating how life was lived & work was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christopher P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Great place

We have been here before but sadly it was closed, however this time we were lucky, the gentleman... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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About 3 miles S of Leek | Signposted on A520, on the W side of road, Leek ST13 7HL, England
+44 161 408 5083
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Knowledgeable volunteers who answer questions by demonstrating how life was lived & work was carried out. Proper hands on learning for kids & adults alike. So much to see & do. School visits should be arranged to view this site for children to learn how...More

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We have been here before but sadly it was closed, however this time we were lucky, the gentleman who showed us round was brilliant and very informative, we had our grandchildren with us and he let them help when he was showing us how things...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t expecting anything much from this little canal-side mill, but it was remarkable. What absolutely made it was the volunteer who took us around, filling in the story of the last flint miller and his daughter. The site itself was fascinating, but it was...More

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Having been to Holme Bank chert mine near Bakewell (arranged visits only) I wanted to see where the chert was used to grind flint. My wife and I went on a Wednesday afternoon (it is volunteer staffed so only open on Monday and Wednesday afternoons)....More

Thank Kurnalpi
Reviewed June 19, 2018

What a little gem of a place. Had an excellent couple of hours here & took in a the Miller's Cottage, & both Mills. The day we went there were 2 Mill Volunteers who were more than happy to explain all about the history of...More

Thank Ly2ns74
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Stumbled over this site while out walking with dogs and family along the canal, very attractive with lots of interesting information boards dotted about there is a small museum attached to the site but wasn't open when we visited.

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

A little historic gem along the picturesque canal. It’s lovely to see the water wheels and the mechanics of the mill in action. Lots of information around the mill and knowledgable volunteers. You can’t spend long at the mill, but combined with bird watching at...More

Thank Zoe G
Reviewed September 20, 2017

We were advised on the internet the opening hours for the mill. These times proved not to be correct. The web site needs to be updated. Disappointing that we could only wander the grounds.

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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

A superb little museum, run by very interesting and knowledgeable enthusiasts... A must place to visit,you won't be disappointed.. Its free...but please use the donation boxes..

Thank Julie D
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic little place to visit and look at the workings of a mill. The museum and the whole mill is run and maintained by volunteers. It needs all the help it can get so do visit when you are in the peak...More

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