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Address: Stonebridge Way, Faversham ME13 8NS, England
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You can see the mill with the history & the story of how it's made, which is very interesting. A visit lasts around half and hour.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 September 2016
Colin R
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

You can see the mill with the history & the story of how it's made, which is very interesting. A visit lasts around half and hour.

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Thank Colin R
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I've lived around Faversham for quite a while but never bothered to visit the Gunpowder Mills. There are a few walk options and plenty of information and points of interest.

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1 Thank GrahamSample
Kent England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

It's a lovely walk round Stonebridge. Bring bread for the sucks. Keep little ones close because of the stream. Not a big building notice says no tiny children but you would pop in and out whilst passing on a lovely walk.

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Thank honeypotkat
Faversham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place to have a walk for free! Not big but enough to spend a few hours with young children. There are signs everywhere directing you on various walks and telling you about the gunpowder works and it's history. Been in Faversham for more than 15 years and only just discovered this gem of a place. I... More 

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Thank Zung T
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

The surrounding housing estate is simply dreadful. Dull. I'm sorry if you live there. There is no soul to these very British House-Groups. My own personal carbuncles. Chart Gunpowder Mills (when you can find it), is very compact and quite exquisite. The staff are only too happy to explain it all, so do check on opening times. They're pretty eccentric... More 

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1 Thank Barty B
Margate, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Really lovely walk through gorgeous forestry, swans on the lake, cows in the field and a little bit of history to discover. A perfect family walk.

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Thank Pinkdimond
UK
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100 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Important industrial heritag,e with one shed and one waterwheel remaining of the original row that made up the Gunpowder Mills, now stranded among a 1960s housing estate. Lots of information on the walls, but I think best appreciated with a knowledgeable guide there to bring things to life.

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2 Thank myjlcr
Lynsted, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Hard to constructively praise or condemn. This is not for thrillseekers, Americans would build a whole theme park around such a place. This is a very British understated learning experience , it doesn't really stand out and is largely unmemorable but perfectly ok too.

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1 Thank donfowler
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2013

The gunpowder mills at Faversham are located in amongst a housing estate. The houses surrounding the mill were built in the 60’s. You can still see the remnants of the working mill where they ground down the ingredients for making Gunpowder. The mills are one of the oldest in the world and only ceased production in the 30’s when the... More 

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4 Thank number1leadman
Kent, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
44 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

Great place for kids to explore, not huge but spend an hour wandering around and reading the information and its FREE

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