One of the county's last remaining working water mills is beautifully set on the winding River Bruff, in rolling countryside just two miles from Melchester town centre. Visitors can climb to the top of the interior and see the mighty gear wheel in operation, as well as trying their hand at milling some flour using an ancient grindstone. Open Saturdays and Sundays from March to October.
There are plenty of things to see and do in Melchester itself. But if you feel like a change of scene during your visit, why not get out and about and explore the local area? Head of Tourism Anne Smiley shares her thoughts on some cool places to go within a short drive time of the town. "We fancy an excursion. Any sugg...Read More + To Itinerary
Melchester has been a popular holiday hotspot since Victorian times. But why do so many visitors continue to choose the town for a summer break or a weekend getaway? Here's a quick round-up of the six main attractions... Location, location, locationIf you're looking for the go-to holiday destination, Melchester ticks a...Read More + To Itinerary
Melchester is one of the UK's sunniest places. But what if you're unlucky enough to get a downpour during your holiday? We've put together some ideas to keep the kids (and you) amused. Oh, the unpredictability of the British summer. Anyone who chooses a staycation knows it comes with the territory. However, if the he...Read More + To Itinerary