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Historical Event, Sat 21 - Sun 22 Oct 2017

Holgate Windmill stone floor

Holgate Windmill stone floor


Come and visit to see inside this fascinating piece of our nation’s heritage.

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.

Come and visit us on one of our regular open days throughout the year to talk to our knowledgeable volunteers and see how it’s done, or purchase flour (and a wide range of other gifts) any Saturday morning, 10:00 till 12:00.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 21 - Sun 22 Oct 2017 11:00 to 16:00


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.

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    See location of Holgate Windmill on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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

    By Road:
    Holgate Windmill is approximately one and a half miles west of York city centre in the Holgate district, between Poppleton Road (A59) and Acomb Road (B1224)
    There is ample parking at the kerbside on Acomb Road. Please do not park on Windmill Rise, which is a narrow residential road.

    By Public Transport:
    There is a bus service (No 1) from the Theatre Royal or opposite the railway station to Acomb Road, stopping near the mill at New Lane or West Bank / Grantham Drive.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from York station


    Nick Ansell

    01904 798884


    Windmill Rise,
    YO26 4TX


    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

    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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