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Eling Tide Mill Exterior

Eling Tide Mill Experience

24 Lexby Road
SO40 9HD

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Tel: 023 8086 9575

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Opening Times

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

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)


Thursday, 29th August 2019 - Thursday, 29th August 2019

Baking Bread with Fresh Kitchen Cookery School at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceBaking Bread with Fresh Kitchen Cookery School at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceA great opportunity for budding young bakers to learn how to make bread using flour milled at the Tide Milll. Fresh Kitchen Cookery School will be leading the session and participants will leave with bread and instructions how to bake it once home.
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Friday, 30th August 2019 - Friday, 30th August 2019

Become Bird Aware at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceBecome Bird Aware at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceDrop into Eling Tide Mill Experience's Visitor Centre and meet rangers from Bird Aware Solent to find out about the birds on the doorstep.
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Saturday, 28th September 2019 - Saturday, 28th September 2019

Introduction to Watercolours at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceIntroduction to Watercolours at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceJoin artist Caroline Misselbrook and dip your toe into watercolour painting with an expert guide at Eling Tide Mill Experience.
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Sunday, 6th October 2019 - Sunday, 6th October 2019

Be Bird Aware at the Beach Clean at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceBe Bird Aware at the Beach Clean at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceEling Tide Mill Experience will be down at Goatee Beach with Bird Aware Solent, helping visitors find out how they support the winged visitors who make Goatee a special place.
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Wednesday, 9th October 2019 - Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Scratching the Surface Talk: The Work of the Hampshire Medieval Graffiti Project at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceScratching the Surface Talk: The Work of the Hampshire Medieval Graffiti Project at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceWhile modern graffiti often gets a bad press, the study of historical graffiti can reveal much about the beliefs and ideas of people from the past, whose voices were often otherwise unheard.
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Thursday, 10th October 2019 - Thursday, 10th October 2019

Twitcher's Tea at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceTwitcher's Tea at Eling Tide Mill ExperienceJoin a guided walk with experts from Bird Aware Solent to Goatee Beach, Eling Tide Mill Experience's local Site of Special Scientific Interest, then warm up again with afternoon tea in the Visitor Centre at 3pm. Meet at the Visitor Centre.
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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:

  • JerseyGirl1981
    Oxfordshire, UK
    Trip Type:
    Very new centre
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 5th August 2019
    The visitor centre is new and therefore clean and welcoming. Not huge but provides a bit more background to the mill across the road, which you can also visit. Cafe attached seemed small but Ok. Car... Read full review
  • ManagerWSM
    Basingstoke, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great place to visit, Mill, Discovery Room, Walks and Cafe
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 5th August 2019
    Fantastic hidden gem, well probably not for much longer. Fantastic Tidal Mill, only a few left in the country, so it only works with the tide. We went when the tide was against us, but there are... Read full review
  • Steven O
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Great museum and working tide mill.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 7th August 2019
    This is a great tide mill with lots of extra activities to try. They clearly engage with their local community and the pride in what they do is obvious for all to see. The interpretation is high... Read full review

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