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Woodchurch Windmill

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Great position on village outskirts

We have seen the mill advertised as being open on a couple of occasions when we have visited Kent... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
kishere t
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loughborough
Step back in time and enjoy the view!

This windmill although not yet fully working is a great example of the type. Friendly volunteers... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
panhandler2016
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Woodchurch, United Kingdom
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16 Sep 2018
“Great position on village outskirts”
27 Aug 2018
“Step back in time and enjoy the view!”
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The smock mill was built about 1820 and was in full working order until 1926, surviving the Second World War intact. The Mill was at one time the only windmill in Kent to be listed as an Ancient Monument. Inside the windmill you can explore the rich...more
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Bethersden Road, Woodchurch TN26 3QJ, England
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+44 1233 860288
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

We have seen the mill advertised as being open on a couple of occasions when we have visited Kent unfortunately both times we have tried to visit it we have found it shut. Nevertheless it looks amazing from the outside . Open i5 up and...More

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This windmill although not yet fully working is a great example of the type. Friendly volunteers offer insightful information about the workings of the mill and also the locality. A short but worthwhile visit.

Thank panhandler2016
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit but not if you have walking difficulties. The path is between two pubs and the path is dirt or mud during the wet season. There are steep stairs inside but the view is great.

Thank John H
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This very old Windmill has been lovingly restored by craftsmen and volunteers over a number of years. It has a fascinating history, and was once one of a pair, I won't divulge the history as that would spoil it for anyone wanting to visit, it...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The windmill was actually what we went to see, but google also suggested the museum. The route to the windmill is the (now cleared) path up between the 2 pubs. It's couple of quid to get in - but it's worth going to see -...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 7 August 2017

White Windmill is one of tho sister windmills - Black Windmill has long been demolished. It is a very interesting structure to visit, well maintained and reasonably priced to look inside. The lady at the desk is very helpful. They are finding funding difficult to...More

Thank crumblepenny
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I've been wanting to visit this windmill for some time, limited opening 11-5pm Sunday and bank holidays only, Easter to September. We parked outside the local church, (also worth a visit as quite photogenic), the footpath is opposite between two pubs. We walked along the...More

1  Thank carol g
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Woodchurch windmill is only open in the Summer on Sundays and Public Holidays from 1pm to 5pm. The cost is 50p for children and £1 for adults. Volunteers from the village take turns to host visitors. You can climb up to the first floor and...More

Thank rickshaw317
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Liked getting close to animals :-) Value for money Very clean Lots of variety Something for everyone

Thank S W
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Had a great time here exploring the windmill, you have to park at the pub as there's no parking on site but once done we explored the pub, that's excellent too!

Thank EandC7
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