Windmill Hill Windmill

Windmill Hill Windmill


Grade II* listed, dating from 1814. It is the second tallest and largest post mill in the United Kingdom. The mill last worked by wind in 1894 and has been authentically restored as a working mill. Visitors may access the mill body by climbing the long ladder at the back of the mill accompanied by a guide. The visitor centre in the roundhouse is accessible by wheelchair. There is a WC for the...


Grid reference:

TQ 648122

Town/city: Hailsham
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Postcode: BN27 4RT
Geocode: @50.88533073, 0.34050956 Open in Map

On A271 between Herstmonceux and Boreham Street. Parking is available on site.


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Opening Times:

Every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday from Easter until the end of August, then 6th and 20th September.
See website for more information and special events. School parties and groups by prior arrangement throughout the year. Admission by donation.

National Mills Weekend opening times:

Sunday 10th May from 12noon to 4.30pm. For details see website.  
Guided tours, stationary engines, stalls, music, BBQ and teas. Photographic exhibition and film of the history and restoration of the windmill/milling machinery.
Virtual tour for visitors who cannot climb the long ladder into the mill.

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