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Elphin Windmill

Windmill Road, Elphin, Ireland
+353 83 406 2113
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Fantastic old windmill

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour around the windmill and seeing the video of its restoration. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Wonderful Welcome for Visitors at Elphin Windmill

Ireland is not noted for its windmills but it is noted for it's welcome and Elphin Windmill... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mullingar, Ireland
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Windmill Park, Elphin, County Roscommon, IrelandR369 off N4 near Elphin
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Windmill Road, Elphin, Ireland
+353 83 406 2113
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour around the windmill and seeing the video of its restoration. Very interesting and if you're interested in history in general or in architecture, this would be a great place to visit. The person who showed us around was very knowledgable and...More

Thank lavender470
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ireland is not noted for its windmills but it is noted for it's welcome and Elphin Windmill deserves the top award for a genuine Irish welcome. We were met with a warm welcome by our guide Barry who passionately told us the fascinating story of...More

1  Thank Native_Day_Tripper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restored to its prime, c 1830. Roof is organic rye thatch. Mill originally ground corn and also flaxseed for area residents. Sails are adjustable by means of a pole attached to a small cart that runs on a track around the base - pretty good...More

Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I atteded the windmill with a group of school children and the tour guide was excellent. I would bring children here again.

1  Thank gemflanagan
Reviewed 6 July 2017

One of only 2 mills of its type stil working. This being the only one in Ireland.The guide was very helpful and really passionate about the story of the mill and its restoration. Allowed us to take photos of it. Very interesting. It wasn't open...More

Thank 234jah
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Barry Bierne arrived just as we did and weren't we lucky. His superb knowledge and passion made this chance encounter a brilliantly enjoyable and informative time. His generosity in sharing his local knowledge of our ancestor's townland made our visit so much more informed. The...More

1  Thank laterstarter
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This beautifully restored windmill is a treasure, that no one should miss. Just to have the privilege to gaze upon it, much less be able to enter and climb the stairs to the top to see working features, is totally mesmerizing..... Barry is the man...More

1  Thank cyn O
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very small 'visitor centre' however, still well worth a visit for the history and experience of such a beautifully restored piece of our past.

1  Thank Annette S
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I detoured a little to see the Elphin windmill and was glad I did. Beautifully restored and I understand one of only three windmills in Ireland, the history and mechanics of the windmill are very interesting. Tour guide Kathleen did a great job showing me...More

1  Thank Simon H
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Had a brilliant time today on our visit to Elphin Windmill. Arrived just after all the scaffolding had been taken down as it has just had the sails of the windmill painted. Looks great! Kathleen gave us a really interesting tour and it was so...More

1  Thank Ray S
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