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Salford Mill, a hidden gem

The chap who showed us around was very knowledgeable in the workings of the mill and it's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
skatebored
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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Excellent tours of 18th century water mill

Friendly and engaging tours across three floors of a large and atmospheric wooden water mill; a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeanette Helen W
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Shalford, Guildford GU4 8BS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The chap who showed us around was very knowledgeable in the workings of the mill and it's history. The Ferguson gang and their use of the mill as a gang HQ adds a certain mystery and bohemian fun to the place. The staff have clearly...More

4  Thank skatebored
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and engaging tours across three floors of a large and atmospheric wooden water mill; a hidden gem and a bargain to boot.

1  Thank Jeanette Helen W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We just visited this 18th century mill today and we were gladly surprised of the good state of the mill as well as the extensive history surrounding it. Definitely worth waiting for one of their guided tours (included in the price) and spend about 40...More

1  Thank Clara C
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Shalford Mill is a really stunning building and can be visited by just turning up. This 18th century mill is National Trust so is free to members, everyone else it's £3 per adult. Worth coming to visit and especially nice on a sunny evening.

2  Thank rayrest
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

The tour of the Mill was excellent, very informative and interesting. The use of water power, gearing and gravity and how historically global trade effected even the most rural of communities is very relatable Top Marks NT

1  Thank LenB_TA
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We were staying locally whislt we were having work doen to our house. The stay coincided weith my birthday which is alo Burns Night. First time visit, the food was extremely good. The menu is varied but different from normal pub menus which was a...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

I was on the way home and as this was a National Trust and I am a member (free) - wanted to go to get the passport book book stamped. (stamp every NT). No parking but the Seahorse pub (opp NT) has a car park...More

Thank 192kim
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Shalford Mill is a unique place. The tour we had was a little too detailed for our liking but it was interesting. It was a very peaceful spot with interesting walks nearby.

Thank Angela T
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Visited in the pouring rain but the warm welcome we received certainly made up for the awful weather. Our guide, Ian, really "knew his stuff" & kept my partner & the two teenagers accompanying us very entertained & interested. Due to a health problem, I...More

1  Thank 170lyn
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Visited on a warm afternoon. Very interesting tour. Well presented. Worth a visit. Beautiful location.

1  Thank IT-nerd-on-the-road
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