Photograph Martin Phillips


Howsham Mill

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 - 16.00
(17.00 in summer). Parties by appointment.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Sunday May 14th, 10.00-17.00. Tours throughout the day.

Helen Spring 07880 341914


Web site
http://www.howshammill.org.uk/ (new site)