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Stotfold Watermill & Nature Reserve

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Mill Lane, Stotfold, Hitchin SG5 4NU, England
+44 1462 734541
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A trip back into the past with a nature walk for all.

Stotfold watermill is a restored fully working watermill. And still produces its own flour for sale... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stotfold, United Kingdom
A lovely way to spin out an hour or two

We (couple) Googled places near Baldock to visit; this place leapt out at us. It was worth the few... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John S
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Mill Lane, Stotfold, Hitchin SG5 4NU, England
+44 1462 734541
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stotfold watermill is a restored fully working watermill. And still produces its own flour for sale in the tea rooms in the same building. it provides a good selection of refreshments and the volantry staff are on hand to explain the workings of the mill...More

Thank mflitney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (couple) Googled places near Baldock to visit; this place leapt out at us. It was worth the few miles, but we did wonder for a second we were going the right way. No worries, brown signs pointed the way closer to destination. We chose...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good honest day out for all with interesting things to see. Good parking facilities and not too far to walk. Enjoyed very much.

Thank fatlynet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone really enjoyed their time at the mill. We could watch the miller grinding flour, have a go at grinding corn and we enjoyed having something to eat on the tearoom. People were very friendly and happy to explain the history of the watermill.

Thank dsc25
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had the Nature Reserve to ourselves on a sunny Sunday afternoon. It was smaller than I thought. There is a path around the nature reserve with benches dotted around to rest and there are also a couple of picnic benches. We had a lovely...More

Thank AndrewFromEngland
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Stotfold watermill is a wonderful learning experience and the volunteers do a great job of enthusiastically explaining the entire process. The mill is perfectly maintained, with pictures, tools, equipment and a miniature working model all aimed at making it an enjoyable visit. And it's...More

Thank Jayanti_ramesh
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The children enjoyed this afternoon out. Lovely walk down by the river and around the mill. Volunteers very helpful and made us welcome. Nice tea shop. Will be back

Thank Anna b
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Easy to park with overflow parking field. Walk around reserve lovely includes some board walks. Swans, ducks, dragonflies etc. People taking picnics, large area to sit on the grass, on your picnic rug. The water Mill is free to enter, staff friendly, able to watch...More

Thank geoffreysaunders
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the water mill with grandma, our 6 year old and our 3 week old and had a great time: the mill is run by volunteers who are very helpful, knowledgeable and polite. The mill itself is well preserved and interesting to explore, even...More

Thank Petroula T
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Fun trip with friends to a organized summer children's event, staff friendly and accommodating. Well maintained a good way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Marmalade2013
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28 June 2017|
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Response from Geoff L | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. It would be a challenge. Whilst it is relatively flat as far as walking is concerned, pushing a wheelchair is a different matter. In some places there is an actual path of sorts, but much of... More
Paul C
9 June 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Enjoy it.
Daina G
13 April 2017|
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Response from Graeme A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, well behaved dogs are welcome in the nature reserve but must be kept on a lead at all times. Dogs, except guide dogs are not allowed in the mill. Further details can be found here: stotfoldmill. com/ plan-your-visit... More