Heckington Windmill

Standing out against Lincolnshire’s big skies, this unique eight-sailed windmill forms the centrepiece of a complex set of historic buildings where visitors can experience how food is produced using natural power.

The whole site has benefited from a major programme of investment which has restored the whole Victorian industrial site surrounding the windmill and created a contemporary visitor attraction with
things for the whole family to see and do.

The on-site 8 Sail Brewery champions award winning craft beer including the Rolling Stone ale which uses malt ground in the mill, whilst the Miller’s Tearoom allows you to taste home baked breads and cakes in the shadow of the windmill which supplies its flour.

This unique eight sailed windmill is the only one of its type left in the world.   It is a working mill producing stone ground flour and it is planned that 2020 will see work commence on the repairs to the sail machinery.

Opening hours

January to Easter: Friday to Sunday, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Easter to 23rd July: Friday to Sunday, 12:00pm to 5:00pm

24th July to 1st September: Thursday to Monday, 12:00pm to 5:00pm

2nd September to Easter 2021: Friday to Sunday, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Admission

Adults £5

Children £3

Under 5s Free

Disabled Access

Contact venue for details


Back to top of page