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Excellent working windmill

This windmill is a real treat. The staff are all extremely knowledgable and helpful. Be prepared to... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
SusanR3229
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Diapers Windmill

Always enjoy going to see this Windmill.Its a iconic landmark in Margate and well worth a... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
ghearsey
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 Jun 2018
“Excellent working windmill”
14 Sep 2017
“Diapers Windmill”
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

This windmill is a real treat. The staff are all extremely knowledgable and helpful. Be prepared to climb the steep little steps up the mill- but it's well worth it! A very interesting visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SusanR3229
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Always enjoy going to see this Windmill.Its a iconic landmark in Margate and well worth a visit.Kids will love it

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ghearsey
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely to go inside and climb up to the top and stand on the outside balcony. great views. Easy to park outside

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank jja20
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited the windmill during the open days and we were very surprised by the condition of it and how it is restored and well-maintained by a group of enthusiasts. Mickael and the other person who did the guided visit were very friendly and knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Virginie P
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We found this windmill very interesting. The man explained to our grandchildren, aged 11 and ,9 how it worked and they then explained it to us. It was great to be able to climb up to the top level and also to see the gas...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LouiseKT8
Reviewed 31 August 2016

A well - restored Smock-Mill with some age-related items in a small museum area. Volunteers to guide you up two levels (by sturdy ladder) to show exactly how it all worked. A fascinating piece of history.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Royden S
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My children loved climbing to the top and asking questions about the windmill worth seeing if in area

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Kayday007
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I had never been to a windmill other than in the Netherlands.It was built in 1845 and I learned Kent had a number of smock mills..It was powered by wind then by gas.I thought of this area as a Seaside resort but this emphasised an...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank John L
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I visited as part of a coach tour and it is very good you can climb to all three levels if you are fit and halfway up you can walk right around the balcony of this well preserved smock mill the gentleman who was our...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 70ish
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Brilliant, never visited a working windmill before. The smell of freshly cut wood, the sound of the sails as they turned and climbing around the building. Also, the volunteers who worked there were so friendly and knowledgable. Absolutely first rate.

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Roy C
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