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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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  • Even though this place is small. You really see how are mill works and he has a lot of different aspects. they do a lot of events in summer like tolkin weekend. this really good place for everyone eve...  more »
  • well hobbit fans will love it here its so cute and charming and well worth a visit.one certain days there are events that are related to the hobbit so you need to check it out.again its on the number ...  more »
  • Just returned from our visit to Sarehole Mill, a remarkable step back in time in the midst of Birmingham. For those interested in history, architecture, the workings of 18th century water mills or eve...  more »
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  • Decided to visit on a Middle-Earth Festival weekend. The place was packed with both staff and visitors dressed for the occasion. Excellent example of a working mill, (for two days per week) and sell small bags of the resulting flour in the reception area. Great way to spend a couple of hours.
  • It is a great place close to the city centre. You can learn a lot about the history of Birmingham and Tolkien. I strongly recommend.
  • Great historic old water mill with a major J R R Tolkien connection. Plenty of nature walks to do , a working mill to look around , with a small cafè & occasionally hosting events (The middle earth festival is great fun!) this place is definitely worth a visit with or without a Hobbit/Lord of the rings interest.
  • The first guide stood there like a limpet telling us nothing the next was brilliant and enthusiastic and told us lots the cafe had loads of stuff crossed off the menu so limited glad we had sandwiches with us! We had paid to do an activity drop scones/ pancakes. It was okay for an hour visit not sure it was worth going to especially on its own ok for a quick drop off, won't revisit
  • Very interesting. Nice grounds outside. Parking available.

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