• The Woodbridge Tide Mill

Woodbridge’s Working Tide Mill

Experience the sights, sounds and drama of the mill as wheels and stones turn, grinding the grain as they have done for many hundreds of years.

At Woodbridge Tide Mill, man has worked for over 800 years harnessing the totally reliable and predictable green energy from the tides to drive a mill producing flour and animal feed. This was the last commercially working tide mill in the UK and it has now been restored to working order.

When tides permit the five metre English oak waterwheel will turn the machinery, and grain will be milled to produce flour. An imaginative timeline records the Tide Mill’s long history and fascinating owners and is complemented by interactive models, audio stations, videos, display panels, life-size cut-outs of the miller’s family and cats. There’s also a children’s corner and dressing-up box.

Check out all the latest news about Woodbridge Tide Mill and its Friends here.

Check out all our future events here

Woodbridge Shucks Shellfish Festival is now here – 29th September to 2nd October and will be a fun filled weekend of  riverside feasting – check this link for details – http://www.thewoodbridgeshuck.org.uk/  

The Tide Mill will be closed on Saturday, 1st October but it will be free opening (donations welcome)  on Sunday, 2nd October, with a free guided tour covering its history and how a craft mill works at 3.00 pm (lasting around an hour) 

Our stand at Aldeburgh Food  & Drink Festival was a huge success, and many thanks to all those who visited us there.

Opening Times

Adult (16yrs+)          £5.00 Child (5-15yrs)  £2.00
   
Family (of four)*       £12.00 Concession      £4.00

*Family ticket - two Adults & two Child

Opening Times

11:00 - 17:00 Suggested last entry 16:30

Easter - September Open seven days a week
   
October School half term week and weekends only
   
November - March Closed

Guided tours of the Mill for groups by arrangement throughout the year. Illustrated talks at your own venue also by arrangement

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EDUCATION AT THE TIDE MILL

The continuing education that the Tide Mill can provide is important to pass on to future generations. Click here to find out more.


FRIENDS OF THE TIDE MILL

Friends of the Tide Mill are vital to shaping and sustaining the future of the Tide Mill. Click here to find out more.


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