Stretton Watermill

Mill Lane, Stretton, Farndon, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 7JA

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 31 reviews31 reviews

Tel: 01606 271640

Add Stretton Watermill to your Itinerary

Step back in time at Stretton Watermill
  • Step back in time at Stretton Watermill
  • The huge watermill at Stretton Watermill

Book Tickets Online

About Us

Step back in time and visit one of the country’s best preserved water powered corn mills.  First recorded in 1351, Stretton Watermill was a working mill until its last miller retired in 1959.  Visit the 19th-century stable block to learn about the history of the mill and explore models of the building and its machinery.  One of our millers will then take you on a fascinating tour to see the ancient wooden machinery in action, listen to stories, and have a go at milling grain.  Bring a picnic and enjoy the idyllic rural setting with beautiful views of the pond and mill buildings.

There are occasional special exhibitions and events.  See website for more information.  

Guide Prices

Adult £3.50, child £1.80, family £8. Please note prices subject to increase in April 2019. Please check website for details.

Opening Times

2019 (1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Saturday - Sunday13:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday13:00 - 17:00
2019 (1 May 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Sunday13:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday13:00 - 17:00
2019 (1 Sept 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
DayTimes
Saturday - Sunday13:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday13:00 - 17:00

* The mill is closed from October to March.

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVAQAS Accredited VAQAS Accredited 2019

Directions

Road Directions

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      23
    • Very Good
      7
    • Average
      1
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      0

    Recent Reviews:

    • Jules26_12
      Wrexham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Beautiful
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 7th August 2018
      What can I say, it is the most beautiful mill, easy to find just outside of Farndon village well sign posted, a camera is a must Read full review
    • Tony G
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Hidden gem.
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 18th August 2018
      £3.50 per person got us a private tour of this fantastic functional Watermill. It's 13th century origins through to modern day were clearly and professionally explained by the guide. I highly... Read full review
    • Alex H
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Fantastic place to visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 8th September 2018
      The enthusiasm of the staff for this gem of a place is highly infectious. We visited today at a Heritage event and loved every minute . The team here were so helpful and happy to give freely of... Read full review

    Facilities

    Languages spoken

    • French spoken

    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

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01606 271640

    Tel: 01606 271640

    What's Nearby

    1. Carden Park Spa Resort

      With over 20 spa areas and a luxurious private lounge including two dedicated relaxation...

      0.8 miles away
    2. Carden Park Golf Resort

      Discover your perfect game. Imagine playing two championship golf courses, The Nicklaus...

      0.83 miles away
    3. Farndon Picnic Area

      Farndon lies on the River Dee south of Chester and on the border with Wales, with which...

      2.17 miles away
    1. Bolesworth Estate

      The Bolesworth Estate has been under the careful stewardship of The Barbour family since...

      3.58 miles away
    2. Leaf Lifestyle and Beauty

      Leaf Lifestyle and Beauty is an award winning day spa in rural Cheshire. Based in an...

      4.86 miles away
    3. Cheshire Workshops Candle Workshop

      Come and try your hand at candle making in our craft workshops with candle making for...

      5.09 miles away
    4. The Ice Cream Farm

      Set in the picturesque location between Beeston and Peckforton Castle, The Ice Cream Farm...

      5.4 miles away
    5. Cholmondeley Castle

      Extensive ornamental gardens dominated by romantic Gothic Castle, built in 1801 of local...

      5.52 miles away
    6. St Nicholas's Chapel

      Located within the Park St. Nicholas's Chapel is well worth a visit to admire its stained...

      5.52 miles away
    7. Cholmondeley Castle Gardens

      Dominated by the beautiful romantic gothic style castle these extensive ornamental...

      5.55 miles away
    8. Cheshire Wildlife Trust

      Cheshire Wildlife Trust has been working for wildlife on your doorstep throughout the...

      5.68 miles away
    9. The Secret Sanctuary

      Why not enjoy a little “me time”, this fabulously luxurious spa is ready and waiting to...

      5.9 miles away
    10. Eaton Hall Gardens

      The Gardens at Eaton Hall, the family home of the Duke and Duchess of Westminster, have...

      5.91 miles away
    11. Spa by Kasia

      Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside is a haven of peace and...

      6.01 miles away
    12. Grosvenor Garden Centre

      Grosvenor Garden Centre is a popular centre which has built an excellent reputation for...

      6.44 miles away
    13. Eaton Golf Course

      Our course was designed by Donald Steel, the celebrated golf architect, as an enjoyable...

      7.16 miles away
    Previous Next

    Related

    Grosvenor Museum, Chester Centre

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss