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At Thwaite Watermill we can help you deliver creative, skills-based learning across many different curriculum areas.

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Waterforce! A green energy source

Explore the mill to discover how water wheels work and discuss forces, then build working working model waterwheels, evaluate them on a test rig and explore the use of dynamos to generate electricity.

Waterforce

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11 February 2019

Wartime at Thwaite Watermill

What did the Horne family of Thwaite Watermill do to help the war effort?

Wartime at Thwaite Watermill

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What did the Victorians do at Thwaite Watermill?

Follow the lives of the family, the servants and the workers of Thwaite Watermill as the production of putty becomes more mechanised.

What did the Victorians do at Thwaite Watermill

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Celebrate Christmas with the Horne family

Become a servant for the Horne family for the day and help them to celebrate a Victorian Christmas at Thwaite Watermill.

Celebrate Christmas with the Horne family

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Back to Nature

See the natural sciences in action! Explore Thwaite Island as a habitat for butterflies and micro-habitats for local wildlife.

Back to nature

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