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Nice lunch

Found this little place whilst walking into the town centre. Had a nice pleasant lunch Soup of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chris S
Swindon, United Kingdom

I spent years growing up in Lyme and watching a stagnant wheel letting water pass by... I only knew... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jo M
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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The Town Mill Mill Lane, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU, England
+44 1297 443579
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this little place whilst walking into the town centre. Had a nice pleasant lunch Soup of the date a crab sandwich.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent years growing up in Lyme and watching a stagnant wheel letting water pass by... I only knew the half of it. 10years of restoration, with so much effort you can’t even begin to imagine... all after I was grown. A fantastic working mill...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Such an interesting place. Run by fantastic volunteers. So knowledgeable. The demonstration was great and the opportunity to buy a bag of flour made at the mill makes it very special.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Surprisingly excellent visit - our guide Ian was the charm of our visit. Well informed, engaging and shared his live of this working mill.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank geraldine c
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my 7 year old and 4 year old.... very informative visit, tour around the mill was very good, excellent interaction with the kids, all free, but well worth the £10 donation. Returning again Thursday for the Halloween 🎃 pattern making for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the guided tour of this mill. John the volunteer Miller had a real in-depth knowledge of the history and the workings of the mill and made it so interesting. Would definitely recommend as it’s well worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

A lovely place to visit to purchase properly locally made items. I bought a lovely jug from the working potter. A stunning silver necklace from the local, delightful young jewellery maker who also stocked a friends forged iron - I’d been looking for a hand...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank BalhamBlonde
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The mill tour is both enjoyable and informative a great place to visit to see a working mill in a historic setting

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Howard F
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We visited the Town Mill and it was one made very interesting by a man called Rob he made the tour so absorbing and he had so much information on how a working flour mill operates and how different flours were made. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank alipic2n
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The food and service was good, we went back for a second visit. I particularly enjoyed the art exhibition. Lovely walk by the river

Date of experience: September 2018
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27 May 2017|
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Response from Nic B | Reviewed this property |
They do not have wheelchairs. However, the ground floor is easily accessible and has a chair so that you can view the working mill and the flow of milled flour. The further two floors are accessible by stairs only; although... More
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Response from georgiec582 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from philip g | Property representative |
The Town Mill is open 11am - 4pm every day. The only proviso is that it's run by volunteers, so there may be the occasional shift that is not covered.