Photograph © Windmill Hill Trust
Windmill Hill Windmill
Grid reference: TQ648122
OS sheet: 199
Postcode: BN27 4RT
On A271 between Herstmonceux and Boreham Street. Parking is available on site.
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 disabled and guide dogs are allowed.
Opening Times 2017
Easter to October, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays 14.30-17.00.
Sunday 16th and 30th April; Monday 17th May &
every Sunday, & Mondays1st and 29th.
Sundays 4th and 18th June; Every Sunday in July &
August; Monday 28th September: Sunday 3rd, 10th
17th & Monday 28th September. Sundays 1st and 15th
more information. School parties and groups by prior arrangement throughout the
year. Admission by donation.
National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Sunday only 11.00 to
16.30pm. For events see web site.
Film of the history, operation and restoration of the windmill and the milling
machinery. Virtual tour for visitors who cannot climb the long ladder into the
Mrs Beatrice Frost, tel. 01323 833033.