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Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre

| Bakewell Road, Rowsley, Peak District National Park DE4 2EB, England
+44 1629 733185
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Disappointed with staff attitude

We made a specific journey to visit the premises. We rang on our way to check if they were still... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TonyHarper
via mobile
Winter wander/wonder

We dropped in and were lucky enough to be the first in at 10am on a winters morning! What a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tinaandjoe
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“flour mill” (14 reviews)
“gift shop” (24 reviews)
“craft centre” (14 reviews)
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| Bakewell Road, Rowsley, Peak District National Park DE4 2EB, England
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+44 1629 733185
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We made a specific journey to visit the premises. We rang on our way to check if they were still serving food we were told they serve food until 4:30 PM on arrival at 4 PM the staff told us they stopped food at 4pm...More

Thank TonyHarper
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, the owner of the craft centre here. I am very sorry your experience was unsatisfactory and you are understandably upset. If you look at our other reviews, you will see that this is a very rare occurrence. I will look into the matter immediately....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped in and were lucky enough to be the first in at 10am on a winters morning! What a gem....mind you, you need to be interested in machinery and the like. We were given an unintentionally “private” tour on the ground floor by Lee....More

Thank tinaandjoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting little centre in a beautiful area next to and surrounded by a crystal clear river.There is a stone mason, a wood turner, a furnishing company, a fancy glass producer and a metal worker.There is also a working flour mill.

Thank Heyden H
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Owner of the craft centre here. Thank you very much for your 5 stars. Another time, you might like to try the café and visit the gift shop - we all complement each other.

Reviewed 30 October 2017

When so much of the Peak District is full of tourist tat and chain shops it was a delight to find this oasis of charm, craft, gift and fab flour!More

Thank DianeCorrister
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Owner of the craft centre here: The team are so pleased that we provided a good selection of interesting things to browse and buy. We all work hard to collect really nice 'stuff' that will stand the test of time. Thank you for a lovely...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We had a couple of hours spare so thought we’d walk from our b & b to Caldwell’s Mill.Visited this many times but have not been in the Mill for years.Very informative & interesting,loved reading about the history of the place & seeing the old...More

Thank PhilMerridan
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Owner of the craft centre here: Thank you for taking the time to make a review and we are really pleased that you enjoyed another experience going around the mill and had an overall good visit.

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Don’t underestimate what there is to see and learn at this fine old working mill. The history and the engineering are well explained and the on site shop and cafe complement the visit.More

Thank Viewlander
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

The owner of the craft centre here. Thank you for your 5 star review - it is appreciated. The mill museum charity is run by a dedicated working team and a behind the scenes group. The shop, café and workshops have been on site for...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Very interesting visit to the flour mill, a trip back in time, no sterile displays here your up close and personable with the authentic machinery and straightforward explanations of the process. Nice cafe and interesting crafts people also onsite and a charming gift shop.More

Thank Hymer494
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Owner of the craft centre here - We are very glad you enjoyed your visit and agree that you really feel the energy flow from the mill workings. Our artisan craft workers are long established and the café and shop have 30 years experience in...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

The cafe doesn't advertise itself as vegetarian but it is or on 3 visits there was no meat or fish on the menu but even though I am not a 'veggie' I found the food absolutely delicious (hence 3 visits in a week). The servings...More

Thank WestSussexJordy
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visits and appreciate your custom.

Reviewed 11 August 2017

The mill here has lots of machinery, some of it working but not all the time. The information boards etc give lots of insight into how the mill worked and what life was like. They still mill flour and you can buy it in the...More

Thank Stella S
FACTSEEKERDerbyshire, Owner at Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Pat here, the owner of the craft centre. Thank you very much for your kind review and we are very glad you enjoyed your cake and found the gift shop rewarding. The flour mill is a charity, run by a group of volunteers and sadly...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

A nicely kept museamy type working water mill. Lots to see mill covers over 3 floors with no lifts.there are some small craft units to see a shop and cafe.

Thank 1marsbar
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