Welcome to Holgate Windmill

Our photographic exhibition is now on throughout April and May, see Exhibition for details.

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.

Ever wondered how a Windmill Works? 

WINDMILL OPEN TIMES AND ENTRY FEE

Holgate Windmill is open for visitors every Saturday from 6th April to 26th October from 10:00 to 16:00

We are also open Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10:00 to 12:00 when the mill will be in operation.

The entrance fee is £5.00 (those under 16 years old are free), or take an annual membership with unlimited visits – £10.00 for an individual, £15.00 for a household.

 DONATE

Holgate Windmill is a charity run purely by volunteers.  We depend on income we can generate ourselves and donations given to support our work.  If you would like to help and support us, a donation would be greatly appreciated. Please click the button below and thank you.

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6 days ago

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Ask not what your windmill can do for you... Did you know Holgate Windmill is run purely by volunteers? And that volunteering is a great way of making new friends, learning new skills and making a contribution? To get a feel for what would be involved come to our informal drop-in session this Saturday (18 May) 10am til 4pm for a cuppa and a chat. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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Who saw the Northern Lights at the weekend? Jenny Ellis was lucky enough to capture the wonderful celestial spectacle setting off the mill rather beautifully! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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Like a wheel within a wheel... classical guitarist Peter Richmond shared some of his wonderful playing at the mill last Friday. Thank you so much!
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2 weeks ago

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Just a few of the fantastic shots of the mill and its views taken for our photographic competition. Want to see more? Come and visit us - Wednesdays and Fridays 10-12, Saturdays 10-4. It will be lovely to see you. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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We'll be helping SPAB's National Mills Weekend celebrate the heritage and history of mills, and the people who care for them, with a spot of dressing up! Come and see us – 10-4m Saturday 11 May. ... See MoreSee Less

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