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Alford Five Sailed Windmill & Tea Room

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Sadly the coffee shop was shut but bought cereal in the shop and took photos. Adequate parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monica M
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Great Windmill

Came upon this place by accident but turned the car round and stopped to take some photos. Good... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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East Steet, Alford LN13 9EQ, England
+44 1507 462136
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly the coffee shop was shut but bought cereal in the shop and took photos. Adequate parking. It's a short visit, but I've not seen a 5 sail windmill before, and probably won't again

Thank Monica M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this windmill several times and enjoy coming here every time, it’s a working windmill which is rare these days. There is a car park here with toilet amenities, a tea room which is definitely worth a visit. There is an antique centre...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely couple of hours here. They are dog friendly and people friendly . Lovely little gift shop where you can buy lots of mill related things, preserves and of course flour . The flour is superb and makes very good pastry. The...More

Thank jeanann1485
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Dogs welcome, friendly, clean, nice shop on site AND A WORKING WINDMILL so quaint and worth a visit, across the road you can buy fresh eggs - don’t miss it

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a lovely spot and the tea and coffee cake are excellent. My mum and I often pop over from Louth for a cup of tea and cake. Recently however on a Saturday afternoon on 3 occasions the tea room has been closed. The...More

Thank sassylady59
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is a very interesting attraction & I would recommend the guided tour . I have been buying my bread flour here for three years & cannot fault the quality or service.

1  Thank Nick H
Reviewed 30 May 2018

A most interesting place to visit, having been to several windmills i was impressed to learn so many more facts from the friendly and informative guide.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Came upon this place by accident but turned the car round and stopped to take some photos. Good sized car park, fabulous windmill. Wasn't open to look inside but really impressive from the outside and will def return when in the area.

2  Thank MalcH
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Hadn't been here for a while mostly because every time we have tried to visit it has been closed so before you set off do check very carefully when they are open as it is few days (especially in winter). I can say that it...More

4  Thank bucketlistman2014
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We live within 8 miles and have been dropping in for tea etc fairly frequently for many years, We now have a medium sized dog. Well behaved dogs are allowed. As it was our first time with dog my wife asked before I got him...More

Thank Peter D
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20 September 2016|
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Response from Ian S | Property representative |
Yes, we love dogs. Well behaved dogs are welcome on-site and in the shop and tearoom. The mill has to remail out of bounds as it's a place of food manufacture. Water bowls are scattered around the place! :)