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Visiting the Windmill

Windmill Hill windmill

Windmill Hill windmill offers a fascinating insight into our rural past.

We welcome visitors throughout the summer months from Easter until October from 12.00pm – 5.00pm

Entry is free, but we suggest a donation of £5 per adult to help with our running costs.

Please note: we are reducing visiting times from June to August in 2021. Please see our opening dates for 2021, or follow us on Facebook for up to date information.

What you can see and do

  • Visitor centre with information panels, photographs and displays
  • Introductory film
  • Guided tours
  • Activities for children
  • Accessible visitor centre
  • There are long, steep stairs to the upper floors of the windmill which some people will be unable or unwilling to climb. We have a virtual tour in the roundhouse for these visitors.

Additional information

We do not charge for entrance, but we suggest a donation of £5.00 per adult to help us meet our target of £10,000 each year to run and maintain the mill.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Opening dates and times

In 2021 the windmill will be open from the end of June to the end of August. Please view our Opening Times for more information, or follow us on Facebook.

How to find us

The windmill at Windmill Hill is in on the main A271. Use postcode BN27 4RT for sat nav.

Coming from the east, the windmill is on the right after the Horseshoe Inn. Coming from the west the windmill is on the left after the turning for Victoria Road. The entrance is between Post Mill House and Mill Cottage (look for our sign). The entrance is not via the Old Bakery.

Windmill approach

Windmill approach

There is free parking at the top of the drive for up to six cars.

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