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Combe Mill in Steam - Wood Crafts

West Oxfordshire

Type:Exhibition

Blenheim Palace Sawmills,, Blenheim Palace Sawmills,, Long Hanborough, Witney, OX29 8ET

Tel: 01993358694

Combe Mill in Steam Oct 15

About

Theme: Wood Crafts

We will be running all of our steam and water powered machinery in this restored Sawmill and Workshop that once served the Blenheim Palace Estate. Have a go at making a poker in our blacksmiths' forge and relax by the River Evenlode in the riverside picnic area. See how country houses and farms would have powered their machinery. This hands-on Museum takes pride in making you think and learn through trying your hand at making things and seeing how machinery works.

See our working Beam Engine and Line Shafting together with the restored Waterwheel. Demonstrations of craftsmen's tools plus a visit to the River Evenlode and forest. There is a Millie-the-mill-cat trail for the children to win a `Millie` badge. Enjoy this working industrial Museum with its late 19th Century Steam Beam Engine, working Waterwheel, Dual Blacksmiths Forge. There is plenty to enjoy and do with refreshments available in our Riverside Tea Room. .... a place to discover.

Open:- 10am to 5pm

Admission :- Adults £7.50, Concessions & Children £6.00, under 5s free, Family Ticket discount

Other Opening:- NOT in STEAM
Wednesdays (every) | April – September 2017
Sundays `NOT IN STEAM` 1st Sun of each month only | April - October
Admission :- Adults £5.00 concessions & children £4.00, u5`s free
Opening:- 10.30am – 4.30pm last admission 3.30pm
Volunteers will be available for viewing with a `Themed` Guided Tour explaining the workings and history of Combe Mill.

Guide Prices

Adults £7.50, Concessions & Children £6.00, under 5s free,

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