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Pakenham Water Mill, Pakenham
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Pakenham Water Mill is located in Pakenham. Plan to visit Pakenham Water Mill and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bury St. Edmunds attractions using our Bury St. Edmunds trip itinerary maker.
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Wonderful day , free entry , free parking , many crafts showcased , excellent refreshments at a reasonable price.
I visited Pakenham Water Mill as part of a large group and cannot praise the people who run the place enough. It was excellent. The tour guides were so knowledgeable and made the tour fascinating. The... read more »
Visited on a heritage day, there were lots of other activities on as well. Toured the mill and the workings and was impressed by the cleanliness of the place, good to see these places are being preser... read more »
If you're into historical places, and into discovering more about life in Pre-Industrial England, this little watermill is a treasure. For starters, it's about as picturesque a building and location as you could wish for., great for photo opportunities. The tour also has much to recommend it, delving into the site's history back to the tenth century, and providing an excellent insight into how an old-style watermill actually functions through every step pf the process. And once you're done taking it all in, there's a tearoom next to the millpond, where you can relax with a cup of tea and a scone.
A fantastic place to visit! We learned about the history of the mill and was amazed to know the mill has been there 200 years and a mill of some sort has been there 900 years! The volunteers who ran it were helpful and friendly and knowledgeable. The kids enjoyed it too and some great food after the tour and walk along the mill pond
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