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Four of us were at a loss as to what to do on a wet day. We had met for coffee at a local garden... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sara147251
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Bread making at the Windmill

The windmill itself is very interesting to parents and children, and as another reviewer has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
qsbuilder1947
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Green's Windmill is a restored 19th Century tower mill, once home to mathematical physicist George Green. Turning again since 1986, climb to the top of our windmill and see how our sails turn grain into flour. In our interactive Science Centre...more
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Windmill Lane | Sneinton, Nottingham NG2 4QB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us were at a loss as to what to do on a wet day. We had met for coffee at a local garden centre (never again) Floralands is terrible, but that's another review, and wanted to do something to while away a couple...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The windmill itself is very interesting to parents and children, and as another reviewer has mentioned the adjacent car park is free But it's also possible to book a bread making experience for the children. They all sit supervised at a large table and are...More

Thank qsbuilder1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who knew there was a windmill in the centre of Nottingham!? Free to park, free to enter (although we were happy to pop a donation in the box), set on a small parkland hill with children's playground, and a lovely community garden behind the windmill...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled onto this by accident one morning while out walking with some friends and delighted to be let into the building before opening time. The two guardians on duty were a mine of interesting information.

Thank spacetraveller08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sundays for us are family days, and as our daughter has gotten older she has become more interested in science. Which is how I came to stumble across this little gem. The science room is small but she was still entertained and it was nice...More

Thank Towers1991
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic community place for learning a bit about science (magnets, prisms etc), about plants (great allotment with kids activities), a working windmill where you can learn about the process of flour making. We had a birthday party there for my 5 year old and it...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018

This place was quite a cool find. They let us go inside even though it was working, as we got to see the flour being ground. Very cool short experience. The gift shop/office wasnt great, but that isn't why we went.

Thank sophiajackson1203
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I know the place has a nice story which implies a windmill and a mathematical formula, I can't remember it well, but it's a nice park and it has a pretty view over Notthingham.

Thank Georgianul
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The windmill site is run by volunteers and the whole family really enjoyed learning about the windmill. It's very small but a hidden gem It's interesting to see it's place in history and today.

Thank David G
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Fantastic free morning ,lots of activity,windmill was working,my grandson loved it. Plenty car parking,2 hours free parking,would highly recomend,

Thank 864Anne
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george t
16 June 2018|
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Response from Kate L | Reviewed this property |
Percfectly walkable from the centre! If you head towards sneiton, and pass where the market would be it’s not far from there. You can use google maps or ask someone to point you in the right direction.
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Sarah C
17 August 2017|
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Response from cranhamrebecca | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I wouldn't advise walking from the centre unless you are happy to walk for half an hour or so. There's not much around the windmill and so bare that in mind when you set off!
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Ryan C
31 March 2017|
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Response from Greenswindmill | Property representative |
Hi Ryan, entrance to the windmill and science centre is free. We do however accept donations for the charity that runs the mill. Work on the exterior has most been completed, and the majority of the scaffolding is currently... More
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