Houghton Mill (National Trust), Huntingdon

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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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  • August 15, 2017
    Took seven year old and nine year old to see this mill. I have visited several times. Needs a little more explanation, volunteers are kept busy so a few more information boards might help.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We were only a "walk in" but were so disappointed with the quality and value on offer. The sunday roast lunch came plated and consisted of a couple of thin slices of meat, two small roast potatoes wit...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Had a visit to Houghton Mill this Sunday. Was a nice stroll - some games to keep the children occupied, see the workings of the milk and buy some flour. The outside is very picturesque. Unfortunately ...  more »
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  • Really beautiful old mill here in idyllic setting. Very nice tea rooms with usual fare. Good walks. You can hire rowing boats and punts in summer time.
  • Really pretty area, parking for 2.50 all day means you can have a look around the village which is lovely. Swimming in the river looks awesome, sadly was not equipped!
  • 1,000 year old mill and it offers a fab cream tea on the river bank with a pretty view of the building and river. Well worth a visit.
  • A regular place for me to go. It's lovely for an evening paddling,water sports and a great spot for walks or bike rides
  • Amazing treasure. Superb campsite. Great Cafe.

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