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Green's Windmill

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Visited with my mother and my sons. Spent nearly 2 hours there visiting the windmill, science... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Fascinating place to visit

Lovely olde working mill that you can climb to the top of. Really like the new garden area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“bread making”(6 reviews)
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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Windmill Lane | Sneinton, Nottingham NG2 4QB, England
+44 115 915 6878
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All reviews science museum bread making community garden stairs are steep hours free parking science based free attraction play park short visit lovely little place piece of history city centre children and adults couple of hours worth a trip year olds all ages
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I got there during their opening hours, the windmill tower was not open. I simply don't know what's inside. The small building beside the tower was open, so I had a look inside. A very small exhibition was there showing the history of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lingfeng G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my mother and my sons. Spent nearly 2 hours there visiting the windmill, science centre and the adjoining play park (great slide). The boys enjoyed the science toys, building blocks, mirrors, magnets, electricity generator etc. Adults enjoyed hot drink and cake, reading the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank IceCreamHS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely olde working mill that you can climb to the top of. Really like the new garden area. Interactive section for children and activities running at different times of year. Do buy some of the flour!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 200mandy
Reviewed 7 November 2018

i been there once it wrong time it close but still walking around it nice chill out in there also have small park for children as well

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Boyztaz
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Visited one morning during halfterm with my 6 and 4 year old on our visit from Wales. The carpark outside allows 2 hours free parking. It is a bit drab but is council run, not owned or run by the mill. It’s a short walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

A lovely 1-2 hours here. We did a quiz which was well written and made the children read more about the mill than they would perhaps do otherwise. Which is a bonus in my book. The science section is great - I still have no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sara147251
Reviewed 7 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank qsbuilder1947
Reviewed 4 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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16 June 2018|
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Response from katelL7457KA | 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.
Sarah C
17 August 2017|
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!
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