Scattered across the county there are many windmills, some of which have been restored, a number are fully working and others have been converted into guest-houses or family homes. No matter where you are in Norfolk, there always seems to be a windmill nearby.
Berney Arms Mill
This windmill is in working condition and has an interesting exhibition. You can gain access to Berney Arms Mill either by boat or by train via Berney Arms Station.
09.00 – 13.00
14.00 – 17.00 daily, April – September
This corn mill has working machinery, a bakery, a tea-room and shop.
10.00 – 18.00 daily, early April - September
This open-framed timber trestle wind pump is in fine working order and is open all year round.
This is a brick windmill which hosts the East Anglian Mills exhibition.
12.00 – 15.00 Thursday – Saturday, April - September
14.30 – 16.30 Sunday - April - September
A tower mill, now cared for by the National Trust. It was rebuilt in 1912 to replace an earlier mill that had become dilapidated. In 1943 it was struck by lightning and was left untouched for many years. However, it has now been fully restored to its former glory and a great view of the surrounding area can be seen from the top.
11.00 – 17.00 daily, April – June
11.00 – 18.00 daily, July – August.
This corn mill, which is Britain’s tallest windmill, was built over 100 years ago and was still being used up until 1940. Attached to the windmill you will find the Broad’s Museum and a picnic area.
10.00 – 17.30 daily, April – September
For more information about Norfolk's windmills and watermills visit : http://www.norfolkmills.co.uk - Please note this will open in a new browser window.
Secretly tucked away in a truly exclusive location, only a short walk from the wild saltmarshes and sandy beaches of Thornham and Holme-next-the-Sea, you will find fabulous Holmbush. Combining interior design, mature gardens, tennis court and wonderful access to the neighbouring Drove Orchards site, a holiday at Holmbush will combine all that is special about the area, allowing less time in the car and more time to relax and unwind.
Suffolk Barn is a well-presented wooden holiday lodge, set within 300 acres of woodland and open heathland in Kelling, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Within the Holiday Park you can access wonderful woodland walks, countless cycle routes, tennis courts and take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool (open from 25 May until 1 September) or indoor pool (open all year). There is also a fitness club, village shop and a bar/restaurant available to guests.
Albert's Cottage is a gorgeous and very pretty cottage, situated in a superb location just 100m from Wells quay. Tastefully and sympathetically restored and well equipped, this super love nest offers for two and couples retreat, offers cosy and comfortable accommodation.