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Ditherington Flax Mill

Shrewsbury, England
+44 1743 360213
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Worth a wander around here if you're in the area

It's free and easy to have a quick look at this ongoing renovation project of the historic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Angu5
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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A fascinating building to visit on a guided tour, maximum 12 people. I joined a group visit and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WanderingsAscent
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Wales, United Kingdom
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  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
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“open weekends” (2 reviews)
“guided tour” (4 reviews)
“skyscrapers” (5 reviews)
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Shrewsbury, England
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+44 1743 360213
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's free and easy to have a quick look at this ongoing renovation project of the historic site. There is a small visitor centre with a film and displays and you can walk around the perimeter where there are additional information boards.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fascinating building to visit on a guided tour, maximum 12 people. I joined a group visit and arrived early to look at the heritage centre, this is a well presented overview of the history of the mill and malthouse. Eight of us then watched...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called here whilst passing - it was worth it - we had a guided tour and looked around the 3 or 4 rooms. Great that placed like this are being saved.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Love this place! Not only of interest to people who appreciate industrial architecture (first iron framed building - forerunner to the skyscraper and under major redevelopment); but to those interested in social history. Personally my favourite place in Shrewsbury for both these reasons but also...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

this place is under going a resteration and I visited on an open daygreat guided tour it willbe a wonder ful place when completed

Thank Peter E
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Very interesting piece of history, especially in the light of 9/11 twin towers disaster. If you do not understand this, then you need to take a visit. The attraction is still in its early days and should improve over the years, with the greater investment...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

A bit bias as I volunteer here but have meant to write a review for a year now! Another state in the work is now commencing so visiting the site has limitations. Will be wonderful when it is fully open for visits but a few...More

Thank RuthK35
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We tried to visit on a Saturday afternoon. The website said it would be open for visits but it was not. I suggest you phone before you plan to travel

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Fantastic that this old and important building is bring rerstored and re-purposed for future generations.

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

This superb example of an old iron framed building has been sat empty for many years with consultation after consultation and very little headway. The sooner it is fully restored and opened the better!

Thank raygraham1945
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