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Sarehole Mill, Birmingham

A 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.

Also home of The Millers Tearoom and a boutique gift and deli shop!
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  • I visited here with a friend as part of walking the Tolkien Trail, as Sarehole Mill was a haunt of Tolkien's in his childhood and provided inspiration for his work. Interesting history here.  more »
  • I was disappointed with my visit today. It's a historic building but I thought it was expensive. There was a child's nature trail price on top of what we paid that consisted of 7 items that you had to...  more »
  • Despite its location near busy roads and rows of houses the mill takes us back to earlier times. Thanks to devoted volunteers it has been revived and can once again grind corn. Members of the staff sh...  more »
  • Small site, but I had a lot of fun getting to walk through an old grain mill and see its construction, as well as learning more about how they operated. There was a fun JRR Tolkien connection also
  • Took grandson for Mayday celebration and watched Morris dancers. Car park right squeeze on a busy day but plenty of side roads locally. JRR TOLKIEN'S inspiration
  • A great small historical attraction and part of the Tolkien trail for LOTR fans, it's run by a small but dedicated staff with a small but lovely tea room meaning if you're on the trail you can get through it quickly or stay for a while. I will point out that by nececity people with certain mobility disabilities will have problems getting around due to the building itself being very small and cramped with no way to add in ramps or lifts.
  • Lovely little place beautiful all year round. JRR Tolkien recommended
  • Nice to visit especially for Hobbit/Tolkien fans ! Children will love exploring Moseley bog and woods that inspired the Tolkien Hobbit novels.
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