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Ellis Windmill

Mill Road, Lincoln LN1 3JJ, England
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Disappointing

Well we popped along to see this windmill but unfortunately it was all fenced off and there were no... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2017
Steve T
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
recreational

Traditional, quaint, still working daily mill, perched on top of hill overlooking the roman city of... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
kazbear1
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Mill Road, Lincoln LN1 3JJ, England
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Well we popped along to see this windmill but unfortunately it was all fenced off and there were no sails on it though they were due to be replaced soon - anyway disappointing in that not only could we not go in it but we...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Traditional, quaint, still working daily mill, perched on top of hill overlooking the roman city of Lincoln

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Reviewed June 30, 2017

My wife and I saw Ellis Windmill during our week's holiday in Lincolnshire. We visited Lincoln for the day and at the end of our fascinating tour of the Museum of Lincolnshire Life (another wonderful attraction) we were encouraged to also visit this attraction which...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Something a bit different. The mill was lacking in sails when we visited as they are being repaired, but the volunteer guide brought the subject of milling flour to make bread alive with a lively explanation and demonstration of the machinery.

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Reviewed March 9, 2017

Well worth a visit – like stepping back in time. The volunteers are very informative and enthusiastic. The tour takes you through the whole process of milling wheat into flour and is fascinating for all ages. You can park at the nearby Museum of Lincolnshire...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Had passed many times and the time passing when it was open on a weekend decided to give it a visit. It is run by local volunteers who gave us an interesting tour and talk learning more about the history of Lincoln. Got informed that...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2016

Having been here once before we got quite excited to get lost on the way and ended on the road to upper yonder by mistake. Back on the right path we passed the batty but quality pile em high and sell em expensive antique shop...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2016

This is a fascinating survivor of a string of local windmills, now opened every weekend by enthusiastic volunteers.

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Reviewed October 11, 2016

Loved our visit to Ellis Windmill. We received a warm welcome from the two volunteers who proceeded to tell us about the milling of flour and the history of the windmills in the area, of which there is now only the one. After a brief...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

This was near our hotel for the night and we walked past this by accident. Wonderful example of a working windmill and it only take up 10 minutes of your time for a quick look around. The street used to have 9 windmills, but sadly...More

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