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Alford Five Sailed Windmill & Tea Room

East Steet, Alford LN13 9EQ, England
+44 1507 462136
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Great cereal

Always call here for my cereals when staying in Mablethorpe, the musli with cranberry is full of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Highly recommended

There's something for everyone here at this working windmill History buffs will enjoy the facts... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Phil H
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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East Steet, Alford LN13 9EQ, England
+44 1507 462136
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always call here for my cereals when staying in Mablethorpe, the musli with cranberry is full of fruit and nuts, the porridge is also good. They also sell preserves, biscuits and gifts

Thank home40
Reviewed 16 August 2017

There's something for everyone here at this working windmill History buffs will enjoy the facts about the place, engineers and the mechanically minded will be fascinated by the working authentic mechanisms, young people and children will enjoy the extraordinary experience of climbing up from floor...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great to be able to go into such a lovely wooden structure. There is a good view from the top. There was a shop where you can buy food that was made from the windmill. We did not get time to try the tea room...More

Thank LondonJames2050
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Tearoom excellent. Didn't make the windmill tour due to disability. Shop very good but could have more choice. Especially home made cakes to take away. Have tried many times to visit . Good job we're local as eventually we passed and it was open at...More

Thank rusticrural
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Nice little shop & lovely lady in there. We went around the windmill not really suited for younger children as the ladders to all the floors aren't really suited. Worth a stop if passing & the tea rooms are lovely too .

Thank Larns
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We have just visited the Donkey sanctuary at Huttoft and saw the windmill on our way home. Lovely, helpful lady behind the till. My kids loved going up to the top, the 2 year old wasn't so sure about coming back down though! All in...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Though there is more to Alford than the windmill the presence of a working windmill is a symbol of this town. As well as the opportunity to view the windmill working, there is a cafe and shop. The latter continues to sell a range of...More

Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The windmill wasn't working when we visited, not enough wind but it was still worth the trip climbing all the way up to the top. We were told all the history and its mind blowing to think how it was built without modern technology Well...More

Thank matthewandJulie
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Spending a holiday in Lincolnshire meant seeing a working windmill. Finally found one and it came with a lovely cafe. Great range of herbal, decaffeinated teas and coffees. The cake range was great as well. There was also a shop selling products made directly from...More

Thank SMLockey
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a great little gem in Alford. The staff where fantastic and spent a lot of time with us telling us the history and how the mill works. The miller also opened the door and allowed us onto the walkway. Very reasonable entrance fees,...More

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19 September 2016|
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Response from Ian S | Property representative |
Yes, we love dogs. Well behaved dogs are welcome on-site and in the shop and tearoom. The mill has to remail out of bounds as it's a place of food manufacture. Water bowls are scattered around the place! :)