Crabble Corn Mill

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Crabble Corn Mill: The Mill is a working museum and as such shows Georgian and Victorian engineering excellence at work using one of natures most powerful forces - water. Six floors of exhibits and milling machinery describe the process of turning wheat into flour.

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From Dover TownFollow signs for Crabble, River, Temple Ewell and Lydden. A major landmark can be found at Buckland Bridge where the road bears sharp right then left with pedestrian crossings and the facade of the old Buckland Paper Mill in front of you and The Bull public house on your right. Keep to the left hand side of the road. You are now leaving the one way system.
Proceed up the hill towards River. You will pass under a railway bridge with a set of traffic lights ahead of you. At the lights keep to the left and bear left.
Proceed down the hill, under the railway bridge. Take the 2nd turning on the right into Lower Road there is a sign pointing to the Mill at this junction.
About 300 metres along this road you will find the Mill on the right.

From London via the M20 and AshfordFollow the M20 via Ashford towards Folkestone and the Channel Tunnel. At Folkestone the M20 ends and becomes the A20.
Visitors arriving via the Channel Tunnel should follow the exit signs for Dover and Folkestone. At the traffic lights turn right (you cannot turn left anyway) and proceed to the roundabout, taking the third exit towards Folkestone. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the M20.
The route is modified at times due to ongoing works at the tunnel site and may require that you exit onto the M20 towards London. This being the case then leave the M20 at junction 11 and use the roundabout to reverse your direction back onto the M20 and head towards Dover.
Follow signs for Dover and Eastern Docks and then refer to directions from the Eastern Docks.

From London via the A2, M2 and Medway TownsWhen driving from London or the Medway area via the M2 exit the M2 at Junction 7 following signs for the A2, Canterbury and Dover.
Continue on the A2 past Canterbury. You will come across two sets of traffic lights and the dual carriageway will narrow to a single carriageway. After about 5 miles (8 Kilometres) you will arrive at Whitfield and a large roundabout.
Go around the roundabout and take the 4th exit signposted River, Temple Ewell and Dover North. This is Whitfield Hill and you should proceed to the bottom of the hill. At the mini roundabout at the bottom of the hill turn left towards Dover.
After about a mile there is a set of traffic lights. Turn right at these lights (signposted River and Crabble Athletic Ground).
Proceed down the hill, under the railway bridge. Take the 2nd turning on the right into Lower Road there is a sign pointing to the Mill at this junction. About 300 metres along this road you will find the Mill on the right.

From Dover Eastern DocksFrom the Dock exit road keep to the left hand lane. Approaching the roundabout take the slip lane signposted for the A2 and Canterbury (Jubilee Way). This bears left and up hill and crosses over the top of the Eastern Docks.
At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit, signposted A2 Canterbury. You will pass the junction for the A256 to Eastry and Sandwich.
Approach the next roundabout in the left-hand lane. Take the 2nd exit signposted River, Temple and Dover (North) and proceed down Whitfield Hill. At the mini-roundabout at the bottom of the hill turn left towards Dover.
After about a mile there is a set of traffic lights. Turn right at these lights (signposted River and Crabble Athletic Ground). Coach drivers should refer to the "Directions for Coach Drivers" page at this point.
Proceed down the hill, under the railway bridge. Take the 2nd turning on the right into Lower Road - there is a sign pointing to the Mill at this junction. About 300 metres along this road you will find the Mill on the right.

Train

Dover has two railway stations. The main railway station is Dover Priory and is located not far from the town centre and about 2 miles (3¼ Km) from the Mill. The other is a small unmanned station at Kearsney and is about 1 mile (1½ Km) from the Mill.
Trains arrive at Dover Priory from Charing Cross, via Waterloo East, Cannon Street, London Bridge and Ashford International and also from London Victoria via the Medway Towns and Canterbury East. This line also serves Kearsney.

Bus

The local bus services 66 and 66A stop in Lewisham Road by River Recreation Ground, the Mill is on the other site of the playing fields and can be accessed through them. Bus Services 64 and 65 call at Dover Priory (on the Folkestone Road) which can take you Pencester Road Terminus and allow you to change to the River and Lewisham Road service.

Admission

Opening times (Easter - September):
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Opening times (October - 25 December, Febuary - Easter):
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Prices (Self Guided):
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Prices (Guided):
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Address: Crabble Corn Mill, Lower Road, River, Dover, Kent, CT17 0UY, UK
Phone: 08701 453857

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