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Stainsby Mill at Hardwick Estate

| Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5RW, England
+44 1246 850430
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Small, but beautifully preserved

An excellent little water mill, still working and used to make flour to this day. The volunteers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dick h
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Derby, United Kingdom
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For years we have been attempting to visit stainsby mill and it has never been open today it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
richJay
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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| Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5RW, England
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+44 1246 850430
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent little water mill, still working and used to make flour to this day. The volunteers provide an excellent service, giving information, as and when requested ( - they don't push themselves onto the guests, as some Guides do). and when requested, they are...More

Thank dick h
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For years we have been attempting to visit stainsby mill and it has never been open today it was . There is a lady who issues the tickets who was a little unhelpful and rather arrogant but the other staff were polite and informative for...More

Thank richJay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a wonderful visit here today. Our Guide, Barbara, was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The Mill itself is a wonderful example of working history. A MUST SEE attraction. We bought freshly milled flour to try ourselves.

Thank Rachel J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Stainsby Mill today. What a wonderful experience. There were two tour guides who gave a fascinating account of the life of the mill.

Thank FootiefanTamworth
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped by on a rainy day . This is a wonderful working mill . Staff are very friendly and extremely knowledgeable not only about the mill it's construction and history but also about the full process of the grinding of wheat and barley ETC.. we...More

Thank BRYAN A
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Highly interested and enlightening tour of this working ancient mill. Fascinating insight in to aged technology to view how it was built, repaired and used; to see something like this being brought back into working order was wonderful. The guides really knew there stuff.

Thank John B
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

What a little gem of a place to visit. The volunteers are so passionate and knowledgeable of the working and history. Young and old can enjoy this activity and learn from the past. Amazing and so glad it is kept and history passed on.

Thank Lesley H
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Only a small place, but worth a visit. A very detailed account of how the Mill works. It is a working Mill and if you are lucky you will see the Miller grinding the wheat. If not, you can have a very detailed tour. You...More

Thank Dorsetsue2
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Saturday 28th April 18, We met up with our friend, and we all went to visit Stainsby Mill, which is under the care of The National Trust. Stainsby Mill has existed on this site from the early 13th Century. Originally all the water for the...More

Thank Carol B
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

History comes to life in this beautifully restored flour mill which shows how flour was milled through the centuries.

Thank Phangevans
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