Green's Windmill

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  • Address: Windmill Ln, Swinton, Nottingham NG2 4QB, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1159156878
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Family And Kids, Windmill

A 19th century restored tower mill which was once the home of the scientist George Green is now a spectacular historic structure. The windmill is in working condition and the place in partnership with the neighboring science center and museum. There's a Science Centre next to the mill that divulges the interesting stories and life happenings of the remarkable scientist. You also learn about his love for light, electricity and magnetism here. 

Green's Windmill Travel Tips

  • Call before visiting the place.

Green's Windmill Hours

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How to Reach Green's Windmill

Bus :

  • Windmill Lane (Stop SN38) Bus Station
  • Lord Nelson Street (Stop SN37) Bus Station
  • Lord Nelson Street (Stop SN28) Bus Station

Train :

  • Lace Market Tram Stop Light Rail Station
  • Nottingham Station

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  • Green's Windmill Address: Windmill Ln, Swinton, Nottingham NG2 4QB, United Kingdom
  • Green's Windmill Contact Number: +44-1159156878
  • Green's Windmill Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Green's Windmill(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Green's Windmill: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 20.5% of people who visit Nottingham include Green's Windmill in their plan

  • 59.65% of people start their Green's Windmill visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Green's Windmill

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Green's Windmill

People normally club together Victoria Theatre and Oakamoor Picnic Site while planning their visit to Green's Windmill.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Green's Windmill Reviews & Ratings

  • We had a lovely visit. The information about George Green made a good read and there was just the right amount of it. The science centre in the outbuilding was interesting and filled with fun things for children (and adults). There were activities going on for children too which seemed nice (though you would have to pay for these). The windmill and science centre had free admission which was great. It was cool to see inside a working windmill although the stairs were very steep which could be a problem for some people. Overall, it was lovely and exciting to see a working windmill.

  • Interesting place to visit, scientific displays were good, the video we played was well done. The windmill itself was good, lots of steep steps to the top! I liked the garden most, lots of veg and fruit to see, the greenhouse was lovely. It would be good if they gave more information on the maths, there were complicated mathematical algorithms displayed, but no explanation of why.

  • Amazing place for both children and adults. Very nice and friendly staff always available to help. They offer fantastic activities for children during their free time from school. I highly recommend this place 👍

  • Little known Gem of a place, George Green a millers son the Genius whose theorem led to greater discoveries in use even today, using Electricity and Magnetism . There is also a communal garden with produce for sale. Free of charge! Donations are worth making in lieu of entry charge.

  • It is a place where you can spend a good hour, at least. And you can spend a few quid on their own flower, veg from the community garden and books (considering entrance is free of charge). There are beautiful views, a little park and a good play area. Parking is free for two hours. We liked it and plan on going back.

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