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Calbourne Water Mill & Rural Museum

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great Place.....but avoid the cafe!

An interesting and pleasant place to spend an afternoon, plenty of history and wildlife to keep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GlencoeSimon
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Glencoe, United Kingdom
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A step back into history, well worth the visit!

If visiting the Isle of Wight, this working watermill is an education worth visiting. It is fully... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Al-Shumba
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Newport Road, Calbourne PO30 4JN, England
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+44 1983 531227
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Reviewed yesterday

If visiting the Isle of Wight, this working watermill is an education worth visiting. It is fully restored and in good working order still grinding grain for flour. It is an ideal place to take children to show them how things were done in the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This has almost everything for a great day out marred only by the absolutely awful expensive cafe! It has roaming peacocks,punting on a little stream and enjoying various artefacts from WW2.When you want to stop for refreshments it all falls apart!I ordered a cream tea...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First off - the shocking entry price - £25 for 2 adults and a young child. What do you get for this - a walk around and demo of a flour mill if you get here on time and a walk around some grass with...More

Thank Kittykitten999
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Calbourne Mill many times over the years and although it never changes, we liked to stop and have coffee and cake. This year it was awful, the coffee (supposedly Latte) was disgusting, very dark and full of coffee grounds and the once...More

Thank Lyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in the Riverside Coorage on site. Clean and peaceful great location. Staff friendly and always willing to help. Would highly recommend. Visited the Watermill many times. A great place with lots to see and do. We will be back........

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting and pleasant place to spend an afternoon, plenty of history and wildlife to keep young and old entertained. Feeding the peacocks by hand was a highlight for my daughter. However, avoid the cafe for the following reasons; Overpriced; (£9.95 for a jacket potatoe...More

Thank GlencoeSimon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with the family today during our visit to the iow, unfortunately it was a waste of money and time, cafe is stale, dirty and overpriced, coffee was atrocious and the cakes were stale. They claim to have a collection of items from the war...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rural bygones are my "thing" but all the once beautiful old farm carts and wagons have been dumped into a shed, filled and then covered randomly with other rusting farm junk and left there to rot. Most of them, especially the steam engine and threshing...More

Thank Max160
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were exploring the local area on our bikes and came across this lovely little place by chance! We got reduced price entry for being on our bikes (£8 rather than £10) and the mill and sheds were really interesting. The viewpoint was great and...More

Thank Rosie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

£10 to get in! For what?! A bit of scenery? An old mill, ducks and a bit of water so basically nothing. Everything inside you have to pay for: crazy golf, boats, clay play. The cafe is very expensive too. Even the smallest bag of...More

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PinkPantherInspector
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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
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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
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Kristalucie
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.
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