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.
Museum, Industrial heritage site
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
- Museums Association
- English Heritage
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.