Mini Millers

There are plenty of ways for children to enjoy our windmill and we actively encourage “Mini Millers” to get involved.

The Mini Millers dates for 2023 are:-

Sun 9th April -1pm to 4pm (Easter Sunday): A special Easter Trail around Holgate Windmill on Easter Sunday. Find the windmill related clues and solve the puzzle to win an Easter prize. Standard admission charge (£3 per adult, £1 for children 5-18 years) plus 50p per child for the Easter Trail sheet, all ages welcome. 
Sun 7th May -1pm to 4pm (Coronation Weekend): To celebrate the coronation of King Charles 111 come along to the mill and decorate a Holgate Windmill home baked ‘Crown’ biscuit.  (50p per cookie) 
Sun 25th June- 2pm (West Bank Park Fair): Join us at West Bank Park Fair and take part in the always popular dough modelling  session.

No booking required for any of the sessions – just turn up!

Holgate Windmill Challenge Badge

Earn this award at home or at school, Brownies, Cubs, Mini Millers sessions etc. Complete activities in four categories of “Food & Baking”, “Design & Technology”, “History & Art” and “Get Crafty”. The embroidered badges cost £1.50 and can be purchased at the mill once achievements are complete.  Download a copy of the Activity Sheet here for full details.  

Activity Sheet

Rat and Mice trail

How many rats and mice can you spot while visiting the windmill (luckily not real ones!)? On-going activity available on all our open days. Standard admission charges to the mill apply (£3 per adult, £1 for children 5-18 years), no additional charge for this trail and no pre-booking required.