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Howsham Mill

Howsham Mill Howsham Hall Road, York YO60 7PA, England
+44 1653 619712
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Amazing Restoration

Found out about this place on local news, but the misses had seen it on Griff Rhys Jones TV... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Por99ter
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Yorkshire
Restoration with modern twist - literally

Wonderful restoration of the building with clever Archimedes Screw addition to generate electricity... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
tripmcl
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uk
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Howsham Mill is an 18th century watermill near Malton in North Yorkshire, designed by John Carr of York as a garden folly in the Gothic style. It has been restored as an education centre in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, generating renewable energy.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
4 Sep 2016
“Amazing Restoration”
9 Jul 2016
“Restoration with modern twist - literally”
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Howsham Mill Howsham Hall Road, York YO60 7PA, England
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Found out about this place on local news, but the misses had seen it on Griff Rhys Jones TV programme a while back. Fantastic place nice country side, with a very interesting history and future with it's water powered electricity generation, which is helping funding...More

1  Thank Por99ter
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Wonderful restoration of the building with clever Archimedes Screw addition to generate electricity - and a cool place for cinema showings and a picnic.

Thank tripmcl
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Not visited here before. Attended for a mosaic craft course. Was made very welcome & greeted by enthusiastic staff, keen to explain about the restoration aided by lottery funding. Not a very big place, unsure what walks are available around, to incorporate into a visit....More

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Reviewed 2 November 2015

This beautiful little mill, originally part of the Howsham Hall estate, was very tastefully restored a few years ago. Now they seem to be trying to turn it into some sort of outdoor pursuit and events centre, instead of the historical and educational facility it...More

1  Thank manoftaste
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Very interesting restored mill set along a riverside walk. Lots of wild flowers and butterflies. Children would like this.

Thank Yvonne W
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

OK, not a great deal to see here but it is a pleasant area, and the mill is a curious building, gothick but without original machinery. However the archimedean screws generating electricity from the Derwent at the nearby weir are interesting. The chap on duty...More

Thank Roger B
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

This Mill is being restored but is still worth a visit. It stands on an island that is an easy walk from the car parking area. sadly it's only open on a Sunday but its still worth a trip through the lovely countryside for a...More

1  Thank YorkBonBon
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

super interesting project a must see. well worth the short walk to the mill or can be part of a 6 mile easy round walk via Kirkham Priory.

2  Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Went to Howsham mill on good Friday with my partner and 5 year old daughter. I had seen the mill in 2006 when it was deralict and was curios to see the finished building. We took a little picnic and had a walk around. The...More

2  Thank Jonny W
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