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Holgate Windmill

Holgate Windmill

Holgate Windmill from the east
Holgate Windmill

Holgate Windmill

Holgate Windmill stones floor

Details

Holgate Windmill is a fully restored and working 18th-century corn mill. Visitors can explore four floors and when wind permits see the sails turning and operating the machinery inside.

Access to all floors by fixed ladders with handrails.

The mill is open to the public at Easter, then on Saturday and Sunday on two weekends per month from May to October; also on some bank holidays.
Sat-Sun 22-23 February
Sat-Sun-Mon 19-20-21 April (Easter)
Mon 5 May (bank holiday)
Sat-Sun 10-11 May (National Mills Weekend)
Sat-Sun-Mon 24-25-26 May (bank holiday)
Sat-Sun 7-8 and 21-22 June
Sat-Sun 5-6 and 19-20 July
Sat-Sun 9-10 August
Sat-Sun-Mon 23-24-25 August (bank holiday)
Sat-Sun 13-14 and 27-28 September
Sat-Sun 11-12 and 25-26 October


Opening times are 11am to 4pm.

The mill is also open for flour sales only every Saturday morning from 10am to 12 noon.

For further details see www.holgatewindmill.org

Gift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs acceptedGuided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Opening details

11am to 4pm

Prices

Adults £3.00
Children (5-18) £1.00
Free to children under 5 and members of Holgate Windmill Preservation Society. Visitors can join the society for £8 individual or £12 family per year (1 June to 31 May).

Contact

Holgate Windmill

01904 624387

Address

Windmill Rise,
Holgate,
York,
YO26 4TX

Location

Directions

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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

Facilities

  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • 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

Entrance

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

General

  • YesClear signage

Public Areas

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

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