Stretton Watermill

Stretton Watermill
Mill Lane
Nr Farndon
SY14 7HS

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01606 271640


01606 350420

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A small working water mill set in beautiful countryside only ten miles from Chester. Visitors see the two waterwheels driving the ancient wooden mill machinery and turning the millstones. The Miller demonstrates the whole skilled operation to transform grain into flour. Exhibition, small shop and picnic area nearby. Sign posted from the A534 between Broxton and Farndon.

Venue Type:

Museum, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

April- weekends only 1pm - 5pm
May – August Tuesday to Sunday 1pm – 5pm
(+ Bank Holiday Mondays)
September - weekends only 1pm - 5pm

September Weekends only 1pm - 5pm

Admission charges

Adult: £2.00
Child: 75p
Family: £4.75


  • Museums Association
  • English Heritage

Collection details

Agriculture, Science and Technology

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Heritage Open Days 2014: Stretton Watermill

  • 13 — 14 September 2014

Historic working watermill site dating back to 1351. The present building dates to 1630, with alterations of 1770 and 1819. A rare survival of a rural mill with original machinery in use. Free guided tours of the mill available where the engineering is explained to visitors: visitors will see the waterwheels, sluices, hoist and sifter power the ancient machinery and grind wheat into flour. View small exhibition and make use of the Mill's attractive grounds for a picnic.


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.