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Houghton Mill (National Trust), Huntingdon

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4.6/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Situated on the Great Ouse River, Houghton Mill (National Trust) represents a working mill that has been used since 969. Different mills have occupied this site since its foundation was built in the 10th century, endowing the place with historical weight. The current building dates back to the 17th century and was renovated in the 19th century. Since coming under ownership of the National Trust, the attraction has been open to the public in different capacities and now has a visitor center. You can take a guided tour from an expert guide, and there are a number of interactive exhibitions to engage younger visitors. Plan your visit to Houghton Mill (National Trust) and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Huntingdon vacation builder.
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  • The mill itself is interesting as it shows lots of little interactive mock ups of the mechanisms in the mill. The surrounding space is nice for a leisurely walk along the river. 
  • The mill at Houghton (apparently pronounced Hooton) was once used as a Youth Hostel and there is an interesting exhibition room upstairs with artefacts from YHA days. The mill itself is a fascinating ...  read more »
  • Lovely old mill which can be seen milling flour on certain days and mill flour for sale. There is a tea room which uses the mill flour, producing cakes and scones. Set in a beautiful village with nice...  read more »
  • Such a beautiful area. National Trust mill and if your lucky you can hire a row boat from the far side of the mill.
  • A great place it takes you back to the old days
  • Well worth a visit - nearby tea shop does a wicked cream tea
  • Great place to visit
  • Spectacular place on the river, definitely worth to visit.
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