Welcome to Holgate Windmill

Holgate Windmill, York’s last surviving windmill and the oldest 5-sailed windmill in the country is now fully restored and producing traditional stone-ground flour.

Our Windmill is currently closed for visits because of Covid-19 but the mill shop is still open for flour sales every Saturday morning between 10 and 12. We are also take orders each week for 5kg bags of flour (wheat £7.50 and spelt £11.00). If you are interested please send your request through the general contact form on the website with your name, contact number, order details and preferred Saturday date for collection. Orders should be sent by Thursday evening each week to be ready for collection on Saturday morning.

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1 week ago

Holgate Windmill

We are pleased to announce that Holgate Windmill was the runner up in the Yorkshire and Humber category of the Tiptree World Bread Awards.

Congratulations to Fosters Bakery in Barnsley who won the Yorkshire and Humber Category and Rob Allcock from The Longs Arms in South Wraxall who was the overall winner.
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3 weeks ago

Holgate Windmill

2020 is our 250th anniversary year we had already decided to postpone our celebrations. Because of all the planning involved in organising our celebration events and the uncertainty in what is happening with COVID-19 we have decided to now postpone our anniversary celebrations until 2022. #holgatewindmill #holgatewindmillpreservationsociety #250thanniversary #1770 #covid_19 #york #holgate #acomb #everythingyork #visityork #thingstodoinYork ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

Holgate Windmill

Above and around the millstones is the stone furniture, called the “tun” (removable wooden cases). These beautiful wood casings have been made for the newly restored millstones by a very clever craftsman John Byrne. #holgatewindmill #holgatewindmillpreservationsociety #preservation #millstones #windmill #windmills #restoration #restoredwindmill #tcmg #spab #craftsman ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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Back in stock - coarse flour ideal for flapjacks, homemade digestive biscuits and crumbles, especially at this time of year when there is a glut of fruit. Can be bought at our shop which is open this morning between 10 and 12. #holgatewindmill #homebaking #crumble #coarseflour #homemadecrumble #applecrumble #digestivebiscuits #homemadedigestivebiscuits #flapjacks #homemadeflapjacks ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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What a long way we have come! This article from The York Press was published on 20th October 2006. It says “ Within five years, the mill could be up and running again, possibly even grinding flour” and here we are 14 years later a fully working windmill, milling to support the community. www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/979943.holgate-windmill/ #holgatewindmill #holgatewindmillpreservationsociety #windmill #restoration #restoredwindmill #workingwindmill #yorkwindmill #milling ... See MoreSee Less

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