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.

NEXT OPEN DAYS

The windmill will be open for visitors on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May between 11am and 4pm.

Come and visit to see inside this fascinating piece of our nation’s heritage. Explore each floor to discover how grain is milled and flour produced. Entry to the mill is £3 for adults, £1 for Children (aged 5-18). Entry is free to members of the Holgate Windmill Preservation Society. 

The shop is also open every Saturday between 10 am and noon for sale of flour and other windmill related goods.

 

What is Facebook saying? :

7 hours ago

Holgate Windmill

We are pleased to be taking part in the Friends of St Paul’s Scarecrow Trail this weekend. While on the trail please call in at the mill which is open between 11 and 4 today and tomorrow.
Suggested donation for a map for the trail is £2.00 each. As they say “Every penny raised goes a very long way in helping fund and benefit a variety of enrichment and curriculum activities, trips, treats and special events for the children at St Paul's C of E Primary School.” #holgatewindmill #stpaulsyork #stpaulsscarecrows #scarecrowfestival #holgate #holgatescarecrowfestival #friendsofstpauls @visityork #visityork #exploreyork @explore_york #windmill #stpaulsprimaryschool
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2 days ago

Holgate Windmill

Our next open days are this coming weekend when we will be open on both Saturday and Sunday between 11 and 4. A copy of our full programme of open days and events is available on our website. #holgatewindmill #holgate #windmillopenday #visityork #exploreyork #holgate #acomb #york ✨ Visit York ✨ @explore_york ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Holgate Windmill

The mill is open today between 11 and 4 to celebrate National Mills Weekend. This great photo taken yesterday shows some of our volunteers dressed in historic costume showing how millers and their families might have dressed in the past. #holgatewindmill #holgate ✨ Visit York ✨ #vsityork #nationalmillsweekend2022 #historiccostume #millers #exploreyork #everythingyork #york #NationalMillsWeekend ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Holgate Windmill

The Mill is open this weekend to celebrate The National Mills Weekend which is taking place at wind and watermills across the UK and online on YouTube and SPAB (The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) Mills Section social media channels. This is a fantastic opportunity to mark the UK’s milling heritage with many mills opening their doors this weekend.
#holgatewindmill #holgate #windmill #watermill #nationalmillsweekend2022 #spab #visityork @visityork #exploreyork #everythingyork #york #milling #heritage
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3 weeks ago

Holgate Windmill

Only 3 weeks until our first Mini Miller session!! Sign up now by emailing minimillers@holgatewindmill.org #holgatewindmill #holgate #minimillers #yorkmumbler #littlevikings #childrensactivitiesyork #visityork #everythingyork ✨ Visit York ✨ #acomb #york ... See MoreSee Less

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