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Great guided mill tour

We had a fascinating guided tour of this lovely setting - staff were friendly & we especially loved... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
jazziroberts2
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Fascinating hour's visit and perfect for a picnic

We visited White Mill on the way to Dorchester and it made for a perfect stop off. Knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
NHDG
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National Trust Property. Corn mill with original wooden machinery in a peaceful riverside setting. Open afternoons on Saturdays and Sundays only from Easter to October. Very informative guided visits and a lovely river location near the oldest...more
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Sturminster Marshall, Wimborne BH21 4BX, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We had a fascinating guided tour of this lovely setting - staff were friendly & we especially loved the replica model of the mill! Free guided tour, no booking required but check opening times

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jazziroberts2
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We visited White Mill on the way to Dorchester and it made for a perfect stop off. Knowledgeable and friendly NT volunteers were on hand to take us round which includes the ubiquitous trail to gain the interest of our children. Whilst the Mill is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NHDG
Reviewed 7 October 2018

A very informative guide showed us round which made it a great afternoon. Able to get a close look at the mechanism which was good.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The White Mill was very busy today probably due to the free entry as part of the Heritage Days event. A lovely setting and well looked after attraction. The guide was knowledgeable, we just felt it was a bit slow, probably as the different groups...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JAC-B-321
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Well worth the effort to get here and to see how the past way of milling was performed with a guided tour which is free is very informative

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank davidmay37
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The small knowledgeable staff of the National Trust's White Mill is throughly devoted to its ongoing preservation. It's all low key , unhurried and cozy, especially given better seasonal and midweek circumstances. We get a feel not only for the yesteryear work itself but a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank preglad
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We visited on the day England played Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals. We were the only visitors at that time so we had a personal guided tour. We visit many National Trust and English Heritage estates and I sometimes find the large houses overly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank B3370YLjoel
Reviewed 17 June 2018

White Mill is on the old Kingston Lacy estate and is a well preserved mill on the Stour. Most of the machinery is intact and the mill guide was very informative. The adjacent bridge is over 800 years old and well worth seeing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rossco90
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Somewhere that I had seen but never visited, after a pleasant visit to NT property Kingston Lacy, with my brother on a lovely sunny day, we decided to go to White Mill - NT , not far away. Not too many people around, despite the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

White Mill at Sturminster Marshall is in a lovely setting outside the village. Fascinating history attached to it and the guide was very good and knowledgable. I find that if the person telling the story is interested in their subject it really brings the history...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sylvia H
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