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White Mill

Sturminster Marshall, Wimborne BH21 4BX, England
+44 1258 858051
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Very thorough tour of the workings of a small mill cum idyllic picnic lakeside

The small knowledgeable staff of the National Trust's White Mill is throughly devoted to its... read more

Reviewed yesterday
preglad
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What an amazingly interesting place.

We visited on the day England played Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals. We were the only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joe L
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National Trust Property. Corn mill with original wooden machinery in a peaceful riverside setting. Open afternoons on Saturdays and Sundays only from Easter to October. Very informative guided visits and a lovely river location near the oldest bridge in Dorset.
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Sturminster Marshall, Wimborne BH21 4BX, England
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+44 1258 858051
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Reviewed yesterday

The small knowledgeable staff of the National Trust's White Mill is throughly devoted to its ongoing preservation. It's all low key , unhurried and cozy, especially given better seasonal and midweek circumstances. We get a feel not only for the yesteryear work itself but a...More

Thank preglad
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on the day England played Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals. We were the only visitors at that time so we had a personal guided tour. We visit many National Trust and English Heritage estates and I sometimes find the large houses overly...More

Thank Joe L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

White Mill is on the old Kingston Lacy estate and is a well preserved mill on the Stour. Most of the machinery is intact and the mill guide was very informative. The adjacent bridge is over 800 years old and well worth seeing.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Somewhere that I had seen but never visited, after a pleasant visit to NT property Kingston Lacy, with my brother on a lovely sunny day, we decided to go to White Mill - NT , not far away. Not too many people around, despite the...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

White Mill at Sturminster Marshall is in a lovely setting outside the village. Fascinating history attached to it and the guide was very good and knowledgable. I find that if the person telling the story is interested in their subject it really brings the history...More

Thank Sylvia H
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Wow! This is an amazing little gem of a place! A substantial amount of pre-industrial revolution machinery still remains in situ, and the guides are incredibly knowledgeable. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank TheEllieMo
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We popped in here after spending the day Kingston Lacey, just 10 minutes away. Due to it being such a small attraction I think it often gets overlooked but that makes it a great place to visit if you want a quiet, personal tour. We...More

Thank Brad P
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

We stopped off at White Mill after visiting Kingston Lacy. We were offered a tour which we accepted and were not disappointed. The gentleman who took us round was very interesting and made the Mill come to life, He told us things that you would...More

1  Thank rownhams2017
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

My husband, 13 year old daughter and I visited White Mill on the Easter Bank Holiday Monday and it was picture perfect. We managed to get our own private tour with a very friendly and knowledgeable guide and we found the whole place just fascinating....More

Thank SlaterFamily1234
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely old mill not surprisingly next to a river! Interesting tour inside and small grounds are pleasant adjacent to the river. Close to NT Kingston Lacy estate and Barford Farm icecream, for some nice home made icecream. You can walk along the river either side...More

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