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Whitchurch Silk Mill, Whitchurch

3.9
#21 of 65 in Historic Sites in Hampshire
Church Tourist Spot
Whitchurch Silk Mill is the oldest silk mill in the UK still in its original building. A gem of industrial heritage in beautiful, rural Hampshire, Whitchurch Silk Mill is a Georgian water mill that weaves silk using 19th century machinery.
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4.5
  • Small, but interesting place with a café and gift shop. Won't take long to look around it, but is part of the Mill trail a 5 - 7 mile circular walk starting and ending in Whitchurch, which is a very p...  more »
  • A lovely place to visit but wrap up as it both chilly outside and inside. We had a tour of the working mill and were told the history of silk through the ages which was very interesting.  more »
  • We've cycled here and there are bike stands outside although these are some way from, and out of sight of, the cafe, museum and shop. You can go straight through to the cafe without paying the entranc...  more »
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  • A mill that has been converted into a café. Yes, it is in a lovely location. For the museum part; I was in and out in 5 minutes. Very little to see and quite an expensive entrance fee for one visit. The 'entrance pass' does last six months however if you want to go there regularly. None of the videos worked when I was there, which was a shame.
  • Our fantastic Silk Mill is just across the road from my house, so I am biased. However the industrial heritage is very sensitively preserved and the shop is full of beautiful things. the cafe is great for an inexpensive lunch of home made treats, but best of all are the Silk Mill's regular events that are always worth attending. Recommended
  • It has interesting infomation in a lovely surounding
  • Lovely historic site, educational, informative and some great demonstrations. Kids will love it too. Don't forget some duck food......
  • Very interesting great little village to visit.

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