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Stretton Watermill

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Stretton
Tilston
Malpas
Cheshire
SY14 7HS

Tel: 01606 271640

Stretton Watermill

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child£1.50 per ticket
Adult£3.00 per ticket
2 adults and 2 children£8.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

About

Step back in time and visit a working mill in beautiful rural Cheshire. See one of the country’s best preserved demonstration water powered corn mills.

Stretton Watermill offers something for every visitor. The site consists of the working mill, an old 19th century stable, which houses an exhibition, and pleasant grounds with a picnic area. Visitors to Stretton will benefit from the greatly improved access to the upper floor of the mill. The new landscaping and pathways offer views of the pond and the mill buildings and add to the charm of this idyllic rural setting.

After learning about the history of the mill, one of our millers will take you on a fascinating tour around it. See the ancient wooden machinery in action, listen to stories, have a go at milling grain, work miniature models, wander around the displays or just relax and enjoy the beautiful countryside setting.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      18
    • Very Good
      8
    • Average
      1
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      0

    Recent Reviews:

    • lucy_s1288
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Charming
      5 of 5 stars
      18/08/2017
      Charming,different and quirky; you have definitely never visited anywhere like this before from the moment you walk in you instantly feel at ease.The staff are friendly and the facts are fascinating... Read full review
    • Dave T
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Perfect visit
      5 of 5 stars
      24/07/2017
      Our recent visit to Stretton Water Mill was a real joy. The water wheel was turning smoothly, and cogs, pulley's and grinding stones worked well when operated by our guide. Our guide was a witty... Read full review
    • chiefmamasue
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Well worth a visit!
      5 of 5 stars
      19/04/2017
      A little gem hidden down a single track road! Very informative guide - we had a good discussion on bread making. Bought flour, which made beautiful bread when I got home. Read full review

    Facilities

    Provider Features

    • In countryside

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Guided Tours Available for Groups
    • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
    • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
    • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

    Languages spoken

    • French spoken

    Special Offers

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    It is well signposted from the A534 between Broxton and Farndon. Only 10 miles from Chester.

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    Awards

    • Visit EnglandVAQAS Accredited VAQAS Accredited 2009

    Opening Times

    2017 (1 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed*
    Tuesday13:0017:00*
    Wednesday13:0017:00*
    Thursday13:0017:00*
    Friday13:0017:00*
    Saturday13:0017:00*
    Sunday13:0017:00*
    2017 (1 Sept 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)
    DayTimes
    2018 (1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018)
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    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change