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Eling Tide Mill Exterior

Eling Tide Mill Experience

24 Lexby Road
SO40 9HD

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 85 reviews85 reviews

Tel: 023 8086 9575

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Opening Times

Winter opening times (1 Oct 2019 - 31 Mar 2020)
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Summer opening times (1 Apr 2020 - 30 Sept 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

Open bank holidays (except Christmas and New Year).

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

Easily accessible from the M27, take the M271 southbound.

Arriving at the Redbridge roundabout turn right onto the Redbridge Causeway.

Almost immediately take the Totton Bypass (A35)

Then after a couple of minutes take the left onto Eling Lane

Public Transport Directions

Totton railway station

By foot is 0.6 miles away (approx 15min walk)

By taxi is 1.2miles away (approx 5 min journey)


Southampton Central railway station

By taxi is 4.4miles away (approx 12 min journey)


Saturday, 26th October 2019 - Sunday, 3rd November 2019

Creepy Crafts at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceCreepy Crafts at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceEling Tide Mill Experience are open all week for October Half Term! Drop in to the Visitor Centre any time during their open hours and try a Creepy Craft in the Activity Room.
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Wednesday, 30th October 2019 - Wednesday, 30th October 2019

Eling Tide Mill Experience by TorchlightEling Tide Mill Experience by TorchlightGet set for Hallowe'en with a visit to the 234- year old Tide Mill with your torch! Bring a torch and explore the Mill with the help of a trail.
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Friday, 1st November 2019 - Friday, 1st November 2019

Terror at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceTerror at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceBring a torch and explore Eling Tide Mill Experience's 234-year old Tide Mill.... if you dare!
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Friday, 15th November 2019 - Friday, 15th November 2019

Introduction to Paper-Cutting at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceIntroduction to Paper-Cutting at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceArtist Caroline Misselbrook will guide you through a workshop perfect for beginners. If you've ever wanted to get creative with cutting but weren't sure how, this is for you.
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Wednesday, 12th February 2020 - Wednesday, 12th February 2020

The New Forest Knowledge at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceThe New Forest Knowledge at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceThe New Forest Knowledge is an online gateway to information held locally and nationally. If you're interested in the New Forest's past, present and future, it's a gold mine of information linked to catalogues, databases, maps, photographs and articles. Join Dr Katherine Walker to hear more.
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Wednesday, 8th April 2020 - Wednesday, 8th April 2020

The Titanic Story: Southampton Crew at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceThe Titanic Story: Southampton Crew at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceThe story of the Titanic is familiar from the many films and books written about the tragedy. This talk by Dr Cheryl Butler will focus on the impact on the families and crew caught up in Southampton's worst maritime disaster.
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Wednesday, 10th June 2020 - Wednesday, 10th June 2020

Burlsedon Brickworks Talk at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceBurlsedon Brickworks Talk at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceBursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum is the U.K.'s only steam-driven brickworks. The Brickworks were founded in 1897 by the Ashby family, who are linked to Eling via the Ashby Brewery.
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Wednesday, 12th August 2020 - Wednesday, 12th August 2020

Body Overboard Talk at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceBody Overboard Talk at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceRetired detective Paul Stickler has turned criminologist and crime historian; his presentation includes information believed not previously in the public domain.
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Wednesday, 14th October 2020 - Wednesday, 14th October 2020

My Northern Adventure Talk at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceMy Northern Adventure Talk at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceAuthor and historian Maureen Penrose will be talking about her book My Northern Adventure. 17 year old Totton boy Edwin Henning went to live in Liverpool in 1940 after his family were bombed out of their home. Decades later Maureen found his weekly letters home, giving a fantastic insight into the…
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (16yrs+)£6.00 per ticket
B ticket (1 adult, 1 senior and up to 3 children)£14.00 per ticket
Children£3.50 per ticket
Concessions & Seniors£4.00 per ticket
Family A ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children)£15.00 per ticket
Family C ticket (1 adult and up to 4 children)£14.00 per ticket

We offer special discounts for large group or educational visits. For more information please contact us directly.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • foxes2016
    Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Interesting and informative.
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 30th September 2019
    A very worthwhile visit. Suitable for teenagers. Choose to go when they are milling, to add to the interest. Read full review
  • colinandness
    Chelmsford, United Kingdom
    Unique mill set in delightful surroundings
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 14th October 2019
    Attracted by the promise of some home ground flour at this mill we visited on a wet Sunday afternoon as the mill is not open all week. Surrounded by a mini nature reserve the mill is reported to be... Read full review
  • Margery P
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Visited with friends interested in local history.
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th October 2019
    This is one of only 2 tide mills in England and only 500 years old. Recently refurbished with £2 million pound Lottery grant making it a pleasure to see how the mill worked and if tide right making... Read full review

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