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Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Impressive working 18th-century watermill and campsite

Mill Street, Houghton, near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2AZ

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Mill and blossom at Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows, Cambridgeshire

Important notice

We are open Wednesdays to Saturdays for pre-booked Guided Tours only, please book online. We are open on Sundays for self-led visits 11am - 4pm, where no booking is required. The tea-room is open every day 10am - 4pm.

Planning your visit

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows, Cambridgeshire

Booking your visit to Houghton Mill 

Houghton Mill is open for guided tours Wednesday to Saturday. You’ll need to pre-book your tickets for the guided tours only. No booking is required Sunday. If you're planning a visit, read this article to find out everything you need to know.

View across river and meadows

Boat tour to Houghton Mill from St Ives 

Take a boat tour from St Ives Quay to Houghton Mill enjoying the peace of the River Great Ouse by riverboat, followed by a Guided Tour of Houghton Mill. Tours are running from May to July - book your place here.

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Visiting Houghton Mill with your dog 

Houghton Mill is a one pawprint rated place. Dogs are welcome to enjoy the many walks and meadows surrounding the mill. We ask that dogs are kept on a lead at all times. Assistance dogs only are allowed inside the mill and tea-room. Find out everything you need to know about visiting with a dog.

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