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1940s weekend at Lytham - truly amazing

The amount of things to see and do for all things 1940s was excellent, numerous old vehicles as... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Katz1175
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Bury, United Kingdom
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Lytham without the windmill wouldn't be the same... It's a wonderful feature on the Green and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John H
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Windmills have featured in Lytham's history for hundreds of years. In 1805 Richard Cookson sought and obtained a lease from the Squire for a plot of land on which to build a 'windy milne'. Later, in 1860, when the prestigious houses in the area were...more
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East Beach, Lytham St Anne's FY8 5LD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The amount of things to see and do for all things 1940s was excellent, numerous old vehicles as well as a couple of planes. For a £5 donation people were allowed to go and sit in a spitfire and have their photo taken. The battle...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lytham without the windmill wouldn't be the same... It's a wonderful feature on the Green and beautifully maintained with new sails in 2012. You can go inside for free but a donation is a good idea!

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another visit to the windmill, just too late in the day to visit the museum which closes at 4.30pm. Good to see it being so well maintained as it stands out as you enter Lytham along the sea front . Nice to walk around even...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boys ran round the windmill using their imaginations for stories. It wasn't even open so we are coming back. They spent an hour and the fact it was closed.... that says a lot. Then they spent half an hour on the anchors next to...More

1  Thank Georgina D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last year me and my mum were unable to vist the windmill due to the festival being on. So we came back this year so glad we did. Definitely worth travelling from London, the staff are so friendly and helpful. The windmill itself has so...More

Thank nickyL3108IX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lytham is a beautiful town,,a far cry from Blackpool! lovely day out, and the windmill is on coast and is a must see. You would only need 30mins if plan on going up the windmill. in Great condition!

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, we were right close to the windmill enjoying an ice cream from a local van and should have ventured much closer and even gone in, particularly as I understand it's free to enter. A trip missed. But the windmill itself looks very impressive and...More

1  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit whilst having a long stroll on Lytham green taking in the view over to Southport and getting a nice ice cream 🍦there is also a nice pub to visit if you fancy a pint they also do good food

2  Thank harold h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't visit the interior of this building as we had the dog with us and we didn't know if she was allowed in, but the exterior is pretty nice too. This windmill is in a beautiful condition and looks wonderful, obviously it is well...More

1  Thank daffystjob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The opening times for the windmill are limited so check the website. Once in it’s a few smallish floors including downstairs a mock up shrimp house, early twentieth century school room and model lifeboats. The higher levels have small exhibitions and the central cog function...More

1  Thank The_Family_Hen
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Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
Yes Lytham Wind Mill is open on a Sunday but not open on the 6th or 7th August due it being Lytham Festival
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