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Lovely place to go for a picnic by the river when the weathers nice! There's a campsite and a a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phil K
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Perfect day out for an energetic 7 year old!

We took my nephew last Easter and had an amazing time hunting around the mill for eggs! The games... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Houghton Hill House Houghton Hill, Huntingdon PE28 2AZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to go for a picnic by the river when the weathers nice! There's a campsite and a a small cafe on the same site!

Thank Phil K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took my nephew last Easter and had an amazing time hunting around the mill for eggs! The games planned for the children were very well thought out and the resources were in good working order, which can sometimes be an issue for small places....More

Thank Hatty25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely working Mill. Activities for children too. Informative staff with hands on activities. Lovely surroundings with ample parking.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We had a lovely visit and walk at this national trust site. Staff are very friendly and accommodating. There is also a lovely tea room near the mill.

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely National Trust site, nestled on the River Ouse - nice little cafe off to one side with the usual array of goodies. Free to wander around the grounds and there are a good few walks around to St Ives, the Hemingfords and Huntingdon. Houghton/Wyton...More

Thank Andyhaverson
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is our second visit, last was exactly two years ago. We were looking forward to coming back to Houghton Mill and were not disappointed. The Warden, Len, was extremely friendly and welcoming. The site itself is well laid out and maintained. The facilities are...More

Thank Smithy87
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We stopped at the Mill cafe for lunch while cycling around the area. This is a very pleasant spot with a camp site next door. As National Trust members we visited the mill which has a fascinating history and worth a quick visit - especially...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Houghton Mill gives a fascinating insight to flour milling in bygone days. Well worth a visit. Set on the River Great Ouse it is a scenic attraction. On hot days people are to be seen bathing in the river. There is an adjacent camping and...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Expected just a fully operating mill but found a little treasure. Right on the river, shallow water, children paddling, kayaking, playing ,picnicing and throughly enjoying themselves Weather being good helped but we will definitely revisit

Thank John P
Reviewed 27 August 2018

we stayed over the weekend of the August Bank Holiday, nice clean campsite, working mill nearby, good staff, close to St Ives, punting and boating available and 3 pubs and a few tearooms within walking distance. We'll be back..

1  Thank karlosfandango65
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Juliet P
26 October 2017|
Response from JimB3513 | Reviewed this property |
I have been told by someone who works there that they are still milling flour on Sunday and is still open Monday Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mr and Mrs L
27 August 2017|
Response from JimB3513 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know who is responsible for the loud music. The mill is next to a very large flood plain and I know children/teenagers like to hang out especially at this time of year, as it is the summer holidays. They are... More
Keith R
18 June 2016|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Yes past houghton lock