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Address: Stonebridge Way, Faversham ME13 8NS, England
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Me and my girlfriend often walk along here nice little walk and other week we went in the little building there and the bloke was really helpful and told us loads of the history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jakeshep90
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend often walk along here nice little walk and other week we went in the little building there and the bloke was really helpful and told us loads of the history about it all

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1 Thank jakeshep90
Walsall, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

You can see the mill with the history & the story of how it's made, which is very interesting. A visit lasts around half and hour.

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Thank Colin R
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I've lived around Faversham for quite a while but never bothered to visit the Gunpowder Mills. There are a few walk options and plenty of information and points of interest.

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1 Thank GrahamSample
Kent England
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124 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

It's a lovely walk round Stonebridge. Bring bread for the sucks. Keep little ones close because of the stream. Not a big building notice says no tiny children but you would pop in and out whilst passing on a lovely walk.

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Thank honeypotkat
Faversham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place to have a walk for free! Not big but enough to spend a few hours with young children. There are signs everywhere directing you on various walks and telling you about the gunpowder works and it's history. Been in Faversham for more than 15 years and only just discovered this gem of a place. I... More 

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Thank Zung T
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014

The surrounding housing estate is simply dreadful. Dull. I'm sorry if you live there. There is no soul to these very British House-Groups. My own personal carbuncles. Chart Gunpowder Mills (when you can find it), is very compact and quite exquisite. The staff are only too happy to explain it all, so do check on opening times. They're pretty eccentric... More 

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1 Thank Barty B
Margate, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Really lovely walk through gorgeous forestry, swans on the lake, cows in the field and a little bit of history to discover. A perfect family walk.

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Thank Pinkdimond
UK
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99 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Important industrial heritag,e with one shed and one waterwheel remaining of the original row that made up the Gunpowder Mills, now stranded among a 1960s housing estate. Lots of information on the walls, but I think best appreciated with a knowledgeable guide there to bring things to life.

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2 Thank myjlcr
Lynsted, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Hard to constructively praise or condemn. This is not for thrillseekers, Americans would build a whole theme park around such a place. This is a very British understated learning experience , it doesn't really stand out and is largely unmemorable but perfectly ok too.

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1 Thank donfowler
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2013

The gunpowder mills at Faversham are located in amongst a housing estate. The houses surrounding the mill were built in the 60’s. You can still see the remnants of the working mill where they ground down the ingredients for making Gunpowder. The mills are one of the oldest in the world and only ceased production in the 30’s when the... More 

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