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Houghton Mill (National Trust)

Houghton Hill House Houghton Hill, Huntingdon PE28 2AZ, England
+44 1480 301494
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A brilliant oasis to visit.,

Houghton Mill has a wonderful and fully equipped campsite, and an ancient mill which is open to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pete H
Archetypal Anglian countryside

Car parking for about 40 cars, but can get full. Mill is interesting for adults and young kids... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MadDoc1
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Houghton Hill House Houghton Hill, Huntingdon PE28 2AZ, England
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Houghton Hill House Houghton Hill, Huntingdon PE28 2AZ, England
+44 1480 301494
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Houghton Mill has a wonderful and fully equipped campsite, and an ancient mill which is open to the publi.,It is situated in a delightful village surrounded by beautiful countryside and with lovely walks.Walkers are always welcome at the National Trust Tea room and the setting...More

Thank Pete H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Car parking for about 40 cars, but can get full. Mill is interesting for adults and young kids. National Trust tea shop and toilets. Bank side and meadow walking with lovely, varied scenery.

Thank MadDoc1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The little tea room is great . Home made goodies + . We go when we can . I can't always walk far but there's a nice walk to ruined rail bridge . The mill itself needs no explanation .

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is a wonderful building, lovely in itself, and full of hands on displays for children (and adults) to enjoy. There are also organised baking activities at times for children. Enjoyed by our party of seven adults and three children of varying ages.

Thank Dale M
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The mill is on a lovely stretch of river, close to the delightful villages of Houghton, Wyton and the Hemmingfords. The mill itself is a beautiful building, full of information and interesting displays about the history of the mill and village. Finally there is a...More

Thank Lovenoutdoors
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Have visited a couple of times now and being a member of the national trust it's one to certainly tick of the list. There is a museum which is free for members or a small admin fee for non members which tells a brief history...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Must admit to being a bit of a mill freak as I am involved with the preservation of one. Always a fascinating place no matter how many times you visit. Lunch in the café was good as well

Thank dennisgreeno
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Staying nearby so we were thrilled to find this little gem on our doorstep. A beautiful place, full of information and interesting displays about the history of the mill and village. We absolutely loved it. Staff were so friendly and informative. A special thank you...More

Thank SallyAnn M
Reviewed 19 September 2017

What a amazing place tucked away in the back of a lovely village. What a change to have NT stewards that actually talk to you, so friendly. Not to mention the equally Amazing café such lovely food and staff, one lady went out of her...More

Thank Mallard67
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Driving through the village felt liked we'd stepped back in time then we arrived at the mill, a real haven of peace and tranquility. A beautiful building in a stunning setting, you can wander around chatting to the NT guides who are very keen to...More

Thank Lisa W
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Juliet P
26 October 2017|
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
I have been told by someone who works there that they are still milling flour on Sunday and is still open Monday Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Mr and Mrs L
28 August 2017|
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
I do not know who is responsible for the loud music. The mill is next to a very large flood plain and I know children/teenagers like to hang out especially at this time of year, as it is the summer holidays. They are... More
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Keith R
19 June 2016|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Yes past houghton lock
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