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Ditherington Flax Mill

Shrewsbury, England
+44 1743 360213
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We tried to visit on a Saturday afternoon. The website said it would be open for visits but it was... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
301lisa33
,
Coventry, United Kingdom
World first

Fantastic that this old and important building is bring rerstored and re-purposed for future... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Peter C
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Fife, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
13 Mar 2017
“Check before you travel..”
13 Feb 2017
“World first”
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Shrewsbury, England
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+44 1743 360213
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We tried to visit on a Saturday afternoon. The website said it would be open for visits but it was not. I suggest you phone before you plan to travel

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Fantastic that this old and important building is bring rerstored and re-purposed for future generations.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This superb example of an old iron framed building has been sat empty for many years with consultation after consultation and very little headway. The sooner it is fully restored and opened the better!

Thank raygraham1945
Reviewed 1 May 2016

An amazing insight into local industry. There is a smallish visitor centre and you can walk round the outside of these huge buildings. We were lucky enough to get a tour of the inside but you don't get to see very much - just one...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The extent of information, both in breadth and depth, is absolutely stunning. The staff could not be more helpful. So if it's in depth research or general interest, this is the place to go.

1  Thank Martin H
Reviewed 7 March 2016

A wonderful site with lots to take in. The new Visitor Centre is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Easter to October. You can arrange tours of the Mill for groups and sign up for the Newsletter to be kept informed via the website...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Came across the mill by chance one Saturday and saw that the visitor centre was open. Really enjoyed our visit especially having the opportunity to go inside the main building and see the very first iron framed building - the forerunner of all the skyscrapers.

1  Thank KateC222
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Massive part of shrewsbury history. Shame it's in the the state it in and nothing has been done sooner. Should have more open days to let people see the inside

1  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 5 August 2015

this has always been an interesting building and big part of Shrewsbury history, its a shame its been left to root, but you cant get in as all fenced off

Thank kirsty g
Reviewed 25 July 2015

So much money has been spent on consultants etc for this lovely old and unique building leaving very little to spend on its long overdue restoration. I would like to know just how much has been spent on non productive work and I may just...More

2  Thank raygraham1945
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