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Woodchurch Windmill

Bethersden Road, Woodchurch TN26 3QJ, England
+44 1233 860288
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A good example of a working Windmill

This very old Windmill has been lovingly restored by craftsmen and volunteers over a number of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karen L
Additional item on your visit to Woodchurch

The windmill was actually what we went to see, but google also suggested the museum. The route to... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Lesley M
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The smock mill was built about 1820 and was in full working order until 1926, surviving the Second World War intact. The Mill was at one time the only windmill in Kent to be listed as an Ancient Monument. Inside the windmill you can explore the rich and ancient history of the mill and see photos of the complete restoration, including the dismantling of the old structure and the rebuild step by step over the years. The Mill is set in a beautiful location, a good start or end to exploring the Kent countryside, close to Tenterden and Ashford with many more attractions near by. A brilliant muse for artists and photographers alike. Donations are always gratefully received to help keep the mill in working order.
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  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
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Bethersden Road, Woodchurch TN26 3QJ, England
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+44 1233 860288
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This very old Windmill has been lovingly restored by craftsmen and volunteers over a number of years. It has a fascinating history, and was once one of a pair, I won't divulge the history as that would spoil it for anyone wanting to visit, it...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The windmill was actually what we went to see, but google also suggested the museum. The route to the windmill is the (now cleared) path up between the 2 pubs. It's couple of quid to get in - but it's worth going to see -...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 7 August 2017

White Windmill is one of tho sister windmills - Black Windmill has long been demolished. It is a very interesting structure to visit, well maintained and reasonably priced to look inside. The lady at the desk is very helpful. They are finding funding difficult to...More

Thank crumblepenny
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I've been wanting to visit this windmill for some time, limited opening 11-5pm Sunday and bank holidays only, Easter to September. We parked outside the local church, (also worth a visit as quite photogenic), the footpath is opposite between two pubs. We walked along the...More

1  Thank carol g
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Woodchurch windmill is only open in the Summer on Sundays and Public Holidays from 1pm to 5pm. The cost is 50p for children and £1 for adults. Volunteers from the village take turns to host visitors. You can climb up to the first floor and...More

Thank rickshaw317
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Liked getting close to animals :-) Value for money Very clean Lots of variety Something for everyone

Thank S W
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Had a great time here exploring the windmill, you have to park at the pub as there's no parking on site but once done we explored the pub, that's excellent too!

Thank EandC7
Reviewed 28 November 2012

Stunning mill in beautiful countryside.The mill is not difficult to find as it dominates the landscape. Parking nearby can be a small problem, but this will depend on the time of year when visited. Suggest a visit to the Six Bells in Woodchurch, where parking...More

1  Thank Viator576
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