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Lovely Spot

We stopped on a whim to find there were cream teas/cakes being served from a small marquee - we... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
unclezebbo
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Yeovil
Lovely place and great walks

The mill was closed on the day we visited but we enjoyed lovely walks along the River Stour from... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
420SharonH
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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Sturminster Newton Mill is one of the few remaining working mills on the Stour. Visitors can tour the Mill on their own or, at no extra cost, choose a guided tour by the miller who will explain the history of the Mill, the machinery and how it works.
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Just off A357, Sturminster Newton DT10 2HW, England
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

We stopped on a whim to find there were cream teas/cakes being served from a small marquee - we just had to sample! :) Lovely homemade scones and Devon cream. The tables overlook the river and on a nice day - which this was -...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

The mill was closed on the day we visited but we enjoyed lovely walks along the River Stour from here and got some great photos.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 420SharonH
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Once again taking one of the walks that end up at the mill. Very historical site, volunteers who run it very knowledgeable. Can be combined with town museum visit and Fiddleford Manor.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Calluna99
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We've been to Sturminster Newton many times but never visited the mill, now we don't know why we haven't been before. It's just a 10 minute walk along the river from the town centre, a lovely approach, much nicer than driving. We had no idea...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ian S
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Near the site is Sturminster Newton's impressive medieval six arch bridge over the River Stour. The mill and its surrounding provide an ambiance that can become virtually hypnotic when nature is particularly accommodating. We didn't catch a tour during working hours, but had been to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank preglad
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We happened to be passing and having seen the mill on tripadvisor, decided to pay a visit. What a wonderful place. So quiet, a beautiful old mill in a tranquil setting, has not been spoilt by tourist development. Lots of birds and dragonflies, a haven...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 2323charlotte
Reviewed 17 June 2018

My wife and I went to the Mill in June and were surprised by the amount of interesting information given when guided round the Mill. It is a working Mill and you need to check when they are open to the public, however a visit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Beautiful setting for this still-functioning mill. You can buy the flour they make and take a tour of the mill.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bingleyarms2018
Reviewed 15 February 2018

What a picturesque Mill this is, you can reach it by car, there is a car park right next to it,or you can walk to it from the town either via Sturminster Newton bridge, or across the fields at the back of the recreation ground....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Diana J
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting, incredible display of the power of water after lots of rain well worth a wonder. The mill and bridge are in a tranquil picturesque English setting, it’s time well spent

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank K7572KLnickc
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