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Houghton Mill (National Trust)

Houghton, Huntingdon PE28 2AZ, England
+44 1480 301494
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Loved it!

Staying nearby so we were thrilled to find this little gem on our doorstep. A beautiful place... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SallyAnn M
Ringwood, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Amazing place

What a amazing place tucked away in the back of a lovely village. What a change to have NT stewards... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Houghton, Huntingdon PE28 2AZ, England
+44 1480 301494
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staying nearby so we were thrilled to find this little gem on our doorstep. A beautiful place, full of information and interesting displays about the history of the mill and village. We absolutely loved it. Staff were so friendly and informative. A special thank you...More

Thank SallyAnn M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a amazing place tucked away in the back of a lovely village. What a change to have NT stewards that actually talk to you, so friendly. Not to mention the equally Amazing café such lovely food and staff, one lady went out of her...More

Thank Mallard67
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Driving through the village felt liked we'd stepped back in time then we arrived at the mill, a real haven of peace and tranquility. A beautiful building in a stunning setting, you can wander around chatting to the NT guides who are very keen to...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We were visiting in Cambridge and decided to stop at Houghton Mill on the journey down. We are NT members and like to visit new places on our travels. The mill is in a lovely setting by the river, unfortunately there was a wedding on...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 13 September 2017

we joined the national trust because it has lots of varied places of interest to satisfy all the families needs. Membership is good value as long as you make full use of the different places to see

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Stayed here on the first part of our holiday. Houghton mill itself is wonderful and so are the staff. The campsite had only one tap so depending on where you were on the site was a bit inconvenient. We have a caravan and we're next...More

1  Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Great day for walking, well sign posted walks, beautiful countryside. Lost a star because the mill was not actually working, but well worth a visit.

Thank Winniethegreart
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited my parents at this site a few times and was thrilled when I saw the 2 pods to hire. We booked a 2 night stay (minimum number of nights) at the end of August. The pod itself has everything required for a...More

Thank ejnl7
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We come here with friends to look around in May, we booked to stay in August and were told our designated pitches. We have a very large tent (9.5m) which we struggle to get on some pitches, so we were taken to choose our pitches...More

1  Thank Mr and Mrs L
HuntingdonPhilod, General Manager at Houghton Mill (National Trust), responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Hi Mr & Mrs L, I am glad that you like our campsite and had a good stay. As manager of the property I live on site in an evening and on the night you mention I heard the noise that one of our neighbours...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I have lived around this area most of my life, but never actually went into the Mill. I am so glad I finally have at it was brilliant. Really friendly National Trust volunteers who were very knowlegable and extremely friendly. Great location too, which has...More

Thank Nicola P
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Mr and Mrs L
28 August 2017|
Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
I do not know who is responsible for the loud music. The mill is next to a very large flood plain and I know children/teenagers like to hang out especially at this time of year, as it is the summer holidays. They are... More
Keith R
19 June 2016|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Yes past houghton lock