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Beautiful Windmill

I took some visitors from overseas to Heckington Windmill today and it certainly did not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Newport, United Kingdom
Good Informative Visit and Good Cafe

We visited here with friends and had an excellent guide who told us about the history of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Grantham, United Kingdom
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One of only two working 8 sailed windmills in the world, we are now regularly milling again with grain sourced exclusively from within 5 miles of the mill itself. Ample on-site parking and toilets, guided tours available, and audio tours will soon...more
Hale Road, Sleaford NG34 9JW, England
+44 1529 461919
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I took some visitors from overseas to Heckington Windmill today and it certainly did not disappoint. The windmill was very interesting and Iain the Volunteer guide who showed us round was very knowledgeable and friendly. it was interesting to learn that Heckington is the only...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited here with friends and had an excellent guide who told us about the history of the windmill and how it worked. We went up all the ladders- be aware that those with poor mobility may not find paying to go up into the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after seeing a leaflet about it. So glad we made the detour for a look around, what a beautiful windmill. We had coffee, sandwiches and cake in the site cafe, the food and service both equally lovely. Then we went around the windmill...More

Thank CleverPickle44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have driven past the windmill for some years and decided to call in yesterday. Cafe is clean and friendly with good food & comfortable 10/10 Thanks Has its windmill and museum and a brewery Lots of parking so we will call again

Thank GC-4B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of eleven of us had tea and cakes at the mill and although we couldn't go up the mill due to lack of volunteers it was still a lovely visit! The tea is served in bone china cups and saucers and there is...More

Thank Rhona2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good day out with lots to see. Myyoungster was scared of the steps as it was very windy & the sails were vibrting the structure. The flour was poor and needed sifting before use.

Thank hungryveganfamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this amazing windmill last weekend and it was great. One of the volunteers Paul was brilliant and showed us round every inch of the mill floor by floor and he great with my 10 yr old daughter because the stairs to each level...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Went to visit this beautiful windmill a 7 and 13 year old. Both found it interesting and a lot of fun. Great hands on stuff for them, like grinding their own flour. For younger kids there is a mouse hunt for which they get a...More

Thank Geem16
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The new visitors' centre, which has been open for about a year, adds to the overall experience; presenting the history and ownership of the mill. Climb to the top inside the mill to see the various restored workings, which may be in production during your...More

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 28 July 2018

If you like windmills this one is special as it has 8 sails and is the only one of its type anywhere. It is a working mill although the day we were there it was not operational. There are some very steep steps but well...More

Thank Sid M
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Robert G
17 October 2015|
Response from gasman166 |
the mill is open every saturday and sunday throughout the year and every day during the summer school holidaysd
Robert G
17 October 2015|
Response from Finn H | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we are open every Sunday all year round. At this time of year we open from 12 to 4pm on Sundays. Please see our website for full details of events, ticket prices and the hours of other places on site such as the brewery... More