Photograph © Martin Phillips
Grid reference: SE 730 628
OS sheet: 100
Postcode: YO60 7PA
9 miles north-east of York, 3 miles from the A64. Exit the A64 signposted to
Barton-Le-Willows (opposite direction to Castle Howard) and follow the road
signs towards Howsham. On the approach to Howsham village, the road crosses a
large stone bridge at the River Derwent. Parking is available for publicised
events, and is situated by the bridge, opposite the gates to Howsham Hall.
Continue on foot: The footpath leads you under the bridge along the
riverside path to the mill island.(5 mins walk)
A gothic style watermill, built in 1755, now restored to serve as a community and environmental centre.
The waterwheel and an Archimedes screw turbine alongside are now generating electricity to support the project.
A second Archimedes screw turbine is being installed.
Opening times 2017
Sundays throughout the year 11.00 -
(17.00 in summer). Parties by appointment.
National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
May 14th, 10.00-17.00.
Tours throughout the day.
Helen Spring 07880 341914