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Quendale Water Mill

Quendale, Sumburgh ZE2 9JD, Scotland
+44 1950 460969
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Shetland holiday

Place to visit when weather not as good. Friendly staff. Information past use, not in action now... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Miriam C
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Chorley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Water Mill

Very interesting visit to a restored water mill. The short film gave all the history of the site... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carole T
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“working farm” (2 reviews)
“short video” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Quendale, Sumburgh ZE2 9JD, Scotland
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+44 1950 460969
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place to visit when weather not as good. Friendly staff. Information past use, not in action now but has been cared for. Toilet facilities here.

Thank Miriam C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting visit to a restored water mill. The short film gave all the history of the site and you can then wander round at your leisure. Would recommend.

Thank Carole T
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Clearly much time and trouble has gone into making this an interesting place to visit from a reconstruction of the water mill wheel etc - not working - but well displayed and described to a bountiful range of agricultural machinery relevant to the farming in...More

Thank osmium2046
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Interesting place to visit. Video and tour the mill. Small gift shop. Tourist information and coffee and biscuits.

Thank Pam D
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Near the Loch of Spiggie this restored water mill has a fascinating display which brings to life the agricultural history of Shetland. The staff are friendly and very knowledgeable.

Thank Ullans
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Not a working water mill. It would be better if it was. 'cafe' not really a café. would not visit again.

Thank BeverleyNash
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We had tried to visit out of season on a previous holiday to Shetland, but the mill was closed. This visit was planned to be in "peak tourism season" and we were pleasantly surprised with the museum. The guardian of the day was a really...More

1  Thank Aweighandappy
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

We visited here on a rainy Shetland day and were not disappointed. The mill was interesting- a short video then an opportunity to look around on your own. All well explained and the staff member was very friendly and willing to answer questions. A small...More

Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Very interesting renovated mill. This mill has been resurrected from dereliction by an enthusiastic local group. The visit starts with a short video presentation.

Thank phoenix021
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a good choice for a rainy day. A well-restored water mill with a fascinating history and managed by local enthusiasts. When we visited, it was raining, so we took our time, watched the video, explored the mill, had a cuppa with the custodian...More

Thank Matsudana
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