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Calbourne Water Mill & Rural Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Possible to spend most of the day here

If you have young children with you it is possible to spend most of the day here. However like most... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Reading, United Kingdom

A lovely place to visit and look around. The water mill; the war museum; grandmas kitchen; and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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Newport Road, Calbourne PO30 4JN, England
+44 1983 531227
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been here several times, as a couple. With the grandkids and with our parents. This place fit's all the bills. A lovely, beautiful place to visit as a couple. Boating and crazy golf for the kids. nostalgic museums to keep the oldies happy. Nice café....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited yesterday as we passed the day before and little one of wanted to try out the crazy golf, so glad we came back as we spent the whole day there. Lady on the front desk was very welcoming and helpful. Lots to explore...More

Thank sophie m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Sunday afternoon in August. We expected the mill to be operating or at a minimum the wheel to be turning. Nope. We also expected someone to describe the mill to us or answer our questions. Nope. We got a couple of signs...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The buildings and the setting are lovely, but that is it, it is SO run down. The museum side of the War memorabilia, and household items was very interesting. The mill building looks like it needs a good clear out of cobwebs, dust and muck...More

Thank happynotPlayaBlanca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst I have to agree that the total package is pretty expensive if you have young ones to entertain, we spent a couple of hours there just for the price of the entrance fee and did not feel that we had paid too much. The...More

Thank idlerocks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little expensive to get in. Especially as you have to pay for the boats and crazy golf. Mill, river and grounds were beautiful. Enjoyed walking round. Cream tea was awful. Jam was runny and scones werent fresh. We left them, when mentioned it to...More

Thank tarcy01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

£25 just to get in. Included...see how the mill works...a few relics in an outbuilding. Extras...£12 for mini golf for a family. We paid £35 for a poor quality one course lunch for two adults and two children. £2 per child for "clay play". Over...More

Thank busybee461
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have young children with you it is possible to spend most of the day here. However like most people I felt that it was overpriced. You have to pay extra for clay modelling, crazy golf, pedalos and boats. Our 2 and 5 year...More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place to visit and look around. The water mill; the war museum; grandmas kitchen; and a nice restaurant. The only problem is entry is overpriced, as is the food.

Thank Normieb41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I came here for the day from Southsea. We got a combined hovercraft and bus ticket but unfortunately, the bus drops you about 300 yards from the mill and you have to have your wits about you walking along a busy road...More

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19 July 2017|
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Response from Mandy S | Reviewed this property |
The Pedalos and punts were £7.50 for 30 mins and the crazy golf was £3 per player
Lay J
31 March 2016|
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Response from Andrew C | Reviewed this property |
10 pounds for adult. 6 pounds for 10 year old
28 September 2015|
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Response from Anne M | Reviewed this property |
Wartime museum. Also a museum with very old domestic appliances I.e . Fridges, cookers, typewriters, etc. Lots of old farm equipment.