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An historic reminder of our family's past.

When we visited this area in 2006 the windmill was resplendent in all its glory. As my husband's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kay G

There is a pub at the windmill the man who owns and runs it use to have the micro pub on Downham... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Buckden, United Kingdom
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Built in 1835, Denver Windmill is a Grade II*-listed tower mill in the village of Denver, just outside Downham Market in West Norfolk. Since 1995 the mill has been in the ownership and care of the Norfolk Historic Buildings Trust.
99 Sluice Road, Denver, Downham Market PE38 0EG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited this area in 2006 the windmill was resplendent in all its glory. As my husband's family came from this area, we felt as though we had stepped back in time.

Thank Kay G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a pub at the windmill the man who owns and runs it use to have the micro pub on Downham Market Station a great place to go made famous by Michael Portello on his train journeys, he the land lord has moved to...More

1  Thank 41goodpup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came back here after a great visit last year - in fact came back to stay just up the road especially to come back here. I don't understand what's happened but the place has gone from having a real Wow factor to being totally soul...More

Thank NicolasNash
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Popped in today for lunch on way back from Holiday as I remembered it to be nice... cafe closed atm for refurbishment but the bar has a lovely selection of home/local brewed beers, ciders & wines... hopefully will revisit soon for lunch when cafe is...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

It's a shame the owner booted the people that got this place sorted (for him it now seems). The cafe and antique shop were closed. The bar and staff did not create the laid back atmosphere we were used to at this place. We walked...More

2  Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Great range of drinks in a fantastic venue friendly helpful staff Fantastic experience all round Will be back this weekend Kindest Regards Dave S

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Cycled here after beer drinkers recommended the engine bar. Just before my visit I heard a whisper the bar had closed. This appears to be the case. The cafe opens Friday to Sunday so no report to submit. No scaffolding on the mill, it does...More

3  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 23 June 2018

My wife and I used to enjoy this cafe for super food and pleasant staff then the powers that be slung out the staff closed for refurbishment after a long time and many visits today we found the place open!!Whow what a change virtually no...More

3  Thank JOHN B
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We just happened to be passing by and saw a notice by the road for the cafe, so stopped. A slightly eccentric ambience, but good value and very tasty soup, cakes and coffee. Very generous portions!

1  Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Sad that the windmill was totally shrouded in plastic but we called at the tearoom attached and had excellent cake and tea. There's also a small antique shop and a bar. Plenty of parking.

1  Thank Julie P
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Lucy P
20 July 2018|
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Response from Gareth L | Reviewed this property |
The Mill is still undergoing renovation, so it’s not suitable for visitors yet - I don’t think. Have a look at their Facebook page as it has all the latest information.
Tracey O
3 February 2018|
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Response from paulandrew16 | Reviewed this property |
The Mill does not have sails and there is no flour production there any more
Grace T
15 December 2017|
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