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Whitchurch Silk Mill

Location
Grid reference: SU 462 478
OS sheet: 185
Postcode: RG28 7AL
Brown signs from A34 and B3400, in centre of Whitchurch.

A silk weaving watermill built about 1800. The 1890 waterwheel powers a winding machine. Historic looms and weaving machinery. Now a working museum producing taffetas, organzas and ribbon fabric.

Opening times 2017
Tuesday to Sunday and bank holidays, 10.30-17.00. Closed from end August for refurbishment. Parties by appointment, please.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday 13th May & Sunday 14th May, 10.30-17.00. Vintage Fair, Sunday 14th May, 1 per person,
under 16s free, includes free entry to the mill. With a range of vintage stalls, music and treats in the cafe, this year in association with the Whitchurch vintage bike ride and primary pedal.
 As the Eling Tide Mill is closed for refurbishment, we will also have their roadshow as our guests on the Sunday.

Contact
Reception tel. 01256 892065.

Email
info@whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Web site
www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk