EAST MIDLANDS INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE

Mount Pleasant Windmill                          Kirton-in-Lindsey                  www.mountpleasantwindmill.co.uk
Traditional Working Windmill still producing today between horizontal stones and by windpower 11 different organic stoneground flours. Milling takes place whenever the wind is strong enough to turn the sails. Fresh Organic Breads baked daily. Tea-rooms for light lunches, cream teas and a good selection of home-baked cakes. Guided tours day or evening. School visits. Ideal coffee-stop for coach parties. Open 6 days a week. Closed on Mondays except Bank Holidays. 10am-5pm.
Directions:
The windmill is 18 miles north of the city of Lincoln straight off the A15 and 5 miles from the M180 (Junction 4)

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Strutt's North Mill                                            Belper                                          www.belpernorthmill.org.uk
William Strutt built North Mill in 1804 as the first 'fire-proof' cotton spinning mill and most technologically advanced building of its time.  It houses a museum that celebrates the Strutt family contribution to Belper at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.  Displays and hands-on exhibits show the history and technology of spinning, framework knitting and the Derby Rib attachment, Brettles hosiery collection, chevening and hand nailmaking.  Also nearby worker's housing and renown River Gardens.
Directions:  At the Triangle in Belper, Junction of A6 and A517

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UK Tourist Attractions 2008