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Windmill, £3

Holgate Windmill

Holgate Windmill



Holgate Windmill is a fully restored and working 18th-century corn mill. Visitors can explore four floors and when wind permits watch flour milling taking place.

Access to all floors by ladder.

For further details see

Children welcomeDogs acceptedGuided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Opening details

11am to 4pm


Holgate Windmill is run by Holgate Windmill Preservation Society. Visitors can join the society for £8 single or £12 family for the year.


Holgate Windmill

01904 624387


Windmill Rise,
YO26 4TX



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Map reference: SE 584515  Lat: 53.95629 Long: -1.11149

By Road:
Holgate Windmill is approximately one and a half miles from the centre of York and is situated in the district of Holgate, between Poppleton Road (A59) and Acomb Road (B1224)
Visitors are asked to park on Acomb Road and not on Windmill Rise, which is a narrow residential road.

By Public Transport:
There is a bus service (No1) from the Theatre Royal or opposite the railway station to Acomb Road, stopping at New Lane or Grantham Drive


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 8
      Number of steps to entrance


  • YesClear signage

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

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