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Restored almost to working condition Windmill.Souvenirs and refreshments available. For Open Days and further information please see our website.Open on Mills Day in May and Open House/City London in September see web site for details, and on the...more
All reviews open days guided tour certain times grammar school nice cup of tea worth a visit cakes gift shop sunday afternoon interesting visit small cafe enthusiastic volunteers local history little gem few times lois visitors
I had no idea this was here. My father, who was visiting from America, wasn't in the mood to go far and was looking for something off the beaten track (but still on an easy bus route) to check out.
The solution: The Shirley Windmill...More
Date of experience: April 2016
Tony S, Secretary to FoSW who manage the Mill on Open Days at Shirley Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2016
Many thanks for your review especially as you did not come on one of our Open Days please visit us again when we are open last chance this year this Sunday.Otherwise open again from next May
Who'd have thought what an amazing day out visiting a windmill would be ... Sounds naff, but honest it's a great day out!
Firstly, I never knew windmills moved round either manually or amazingly by themselves. Makes sense and admittedly now I sound thick, but...More
We enjoyed our visit to the windmill a lot a great piece of yester year well maintained friendly staff bit of a queue however
Date of experience: August 2016
Tony S, General Manager at Shirley Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2016
Thank you for your kind words, we had over 200 visitors that day when our usual totals have been between 120 -150, so regrettably there were much longer delays in being able to arrange tours of the mill.
I just live around the corner from the windmill for the last 30 years and this was my first trip there.
We had to wait an hour but hard a cup of tea and the best bread pudding I've had in years.
The tour lasted...More
Coming from Croydon, I've been meaning to visit for many years, even attending the college that stood there some 25 yrs ago or so..walking past it, taking it for granted.
It's only open for a very short period in the year, set days, so just...More
This attraction is staffed by the friends of Shirley Windmill, they do so on a volunteer basis. They clearly love the windmill and speak about it with knowledge and enthusiasm. It is small but interesting.
Our daughter liked it, she enjoyed scrambling up and down...More
As we were passing to go to Combe lodge, we saw that the windmill was open. We followed the parking signs and walked bavk to windmill and what a fantastic sight as you turn the corner. We had a guided tour which was really interesting...More
My son and I visited on an open day, and had a guided tour. It was very interesting and well done. Parking was a bit difficult, but the windmill is interesting and the tour was interactive.
Be aware that inside the windmill there are ladder...More
The Windmill is open on the first Sunday of every month through to October and on the London Open House weekend. I think it's open from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm and the tours go fairly regularly and last about an hour. If you... More
The Windmill is open on the first Sunday of every month through to October and on the London Open House weekend. I think it's open from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm and the tours go fairly regularly and last about an hour. If you Google Shirley Windmill the opening times and dates are on their website.