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Lovely place

This windmill is so well kept and some of the features inside will really surprise you. Really... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
paul f
Sleaford, United Kingdom
Eight sailed windmill

After sampling the coffee & cakes in the cafe /restaurant we had a guided tour all over the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sleaford, 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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All reviews tea room micro brewery on site next door well worth a visit the upper floors porridge bread sandwiches mouse hunt railway museum tea shop home made worth the climb take away small charge small bar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This windmill is so well kept and some of the features inside will really surprise you. Really gives you an insight into yesteryear, also the village of Heckington is a lovely little place to explore, nice pub/restaurant and some nice local quaint shops.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After sampling the coffee & cakes in the cafe /restaurant we had a guided tour all over the windmill ,a marvellous experience & a great afternoon out

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

This is the most brilliant example of what can be done by the local community, volunteers, fundraising and a lottery grant. The facilities at the windmill are great and everything is so beautifully presented and kept so neat and tidy, even the carpark is lovely!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dilly4472
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We visited on the off chance one day and had a lovely visit climbing up the ladders to take in the amazing views of the Lincolnshire Fens, a pint of ale from the on-site brewery and of course a bag of flour, lovely place to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

We visited as a couple on a Saturday in November. The excellent tea room opens at 11am, and the mill at noon. The food in the visitor centre draws on local Lincolnshire produce (e.g. poacher cheese, and bread made from flour ground at the mill),...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped off and had a lovely lunch and a tour of the windmill. We had a tour by a very knowledgable guide who made it really interesting. There is a good mice spotting activity for younger kids. We took our nearly 2year old and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

What a lovely day trip. I nay live nine miles away, and take all my family and friend visitors to see the windmill, purchase milled products and afternoon tea in the tea room.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank donnison44
Reviewed 3 September 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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