Heckington Windmill

Heckington Windmill


The only remaining 8-sailed tower mill in Western Europe, last worked commercially in 1946 and now listed Grade I. Restored to working order in 1986. The mill has four pairs of millstones, three of which are working. New visitor centre, tea room, bakehouse and facilities.


Grid reference:

TF 145 435

Town/city: Sleaford
OS sheet:


Postcode: NG34 9JW
Geocode: @52.977079, -0.295689 Open in Map

Off A17 Newark to Kings Lynn road. Follow brown signs from Heckington bypass. Free parking on site.


Name: Mr Jim Bailey
Phone: 01529 462019

Opening Times:

Opening Days during the School Summer Holidays until 5th September:

Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (Closed Tues & Wed)

After 6th September - Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday 

(Bookings not required for Bank Holiday Mondays - just turn up)

Parties by prior arrangement. 

National Mills Weekend opening times:

Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th May, 11am to 3pm.

 For more information see website https://www.heckingtonwindmill.org.uk/https://www.heckingtonwindmill.org...

News & Events:

Steaming Sundays! First Sunday of every month, 12 noon to 4pm.

Additional Information:

The mill is worked by the Heckington Windmill Trust. Granary visitor centre, Shop selling flour and souvenirs, Miller's House Tearooms open for refreshments, and on-site 8-Sail brewery.