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Calbourne Water Mill & Rural Museum

Newport Road, Calbourne PO30 4JN, England
+44 1983 531227
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Be there at 3.00 p.m.

Be there at 3.00 p.m. because that is when the miller gives his talk and demonstration, which is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
West Sussex UK

We had a fantastic time here and a lot of laughs, feeding the birds and ducks, laughing at the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Paignton, United Kingdom
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Newport Road, Calbourne PO30 4JN, England
+44 1983 531227
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Reviewed yesterday

Be there at 3.00 p.m. because that is when the miller gives his talk and demonstration, which is brilliant. After the talk and answering questions he opens the water and just seeing this giant machinery grind its way into action is wonderful - memories of...More

Thank Sally20
Reviewed yesterday

We had a fantastic time here and a lot of laughs, feeding the birds and ducks, laughing at the girls trying to row a boat was hilarious. Would love to come back here again. A bit expensive £10 to get in and then having to...More

Thank AnnH59
Reviewed 3 days ago

very good working water mill producing own flours. some old barns and sheds containing antique household items from years back but not well displayed. there is a long shed area which is in disrepair containing rusting bicycles and dilapidated farm machinery. Cafe is very nice...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 days ago

it was very pricey to get in paid 40 pounds for 4 people nice park area with ducks peacoks ect plus the small mill. Lots of sheds with old war items and old tv's radios washing machines bikes pram ect. They have a nice cafe...More

Thank mysteryjulie23
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We (my mum, me, my partner and 2 boys (4 yrs and 3 months) visited on Sunday 18th June and paid £36 I believe entrance fee expecting a full day out. Once in there we realised we had to pay £7.50 to hire either a...More

1  Thank Georgie101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the rural museum the most interesting part as we could remember so many of tee electrical goods although some are hard to see well as the lighting is not good. The watermill was interesting and there was plenty to see and do around...More

Thank ardentspur
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the other attraction in the isle of wight I had fond memories of visiting as a child on a school trip. I remember sitting on the green looking down on the mill and gift shop as it was then. There is a lot...More

Thank cjm258
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited expecting an interesting day out. We paid £20 for the 2 of us and had seen everything in 30 mins. The museum's were poorly kept and were quite frankly terrible with hardly no information and resembled a junk shop. Not...More

Thank 46Natalie_Jane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

although a little pricey, you do actually get quite a bit for your money as tickets are good for return visits for a year. The mill is interesting and the miller is happy to chat about the details. The collections are eclectic, and although interesting,...More

1  Thank itsallaboutthedog
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We passed a delightful few hours here on a rainy afternoon and would have gone back again to do more on a sunny day. We were amused to be mobbed by the gangs of ducks, doves, peacocks and cockerels mentioned in other reviews. We had...More

Thank widdowjo
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Lay J
How much to get in for lap and a 10 year old child
31 March 2016|
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Response from ScotinEngland | Reviewed this property |
10 pounds for adult. 6 pounds for 10 year old
Could anyone tell me what is in the museum part of the mill ?
27 September 2015|
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Response from Anne M | Reviewed this property |
Wartime museum. Also a museum with very old domestic appliances I.e . Fridges, cookers, typewriters, etc. Lots of old farm equipment.