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Norfolk Windmills

Norfolk Windmill

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.

Open
09.00 – 13.00
14.00 – 17.00 daily, April – September


Bircham Mill

This corn mill has working machinery, a bakery, a tea-room and shop.

Open
10.00 – 18.00 daily, early April - September


Boardman’s Mill

This open-framed timber trestle wind pump is in fine working order and is open all year round.


Dereham Mill

This is a brick windmill which hosts the East Anglian Mills exhibition.

Open
12.00 – 15.00 Thursday – Saturday, April - September
14.30 – 16.30 Sunday - April - September


Horsey Mill

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.

Open
11.00 – 17.00 daily, April – June
11.00 – 18.00 daily, July – August.


Sutton Windmill

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.

Open
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.

 

Useful links

Visit Norfolk Website

www.visitnorfolk.co.uk

Visit Norfolk is the strategic voice of the county's visitor industry. This brand delivery vehicle, operated by Visit East Anglia, is responsible for promoting all that the county has to offer at local, regional and national levels.

Tour Norfolk Website

www.tournorfolk.co.uk

An independent tourist guide for the county of Norfolk in England, that shows you what places actually look like.

Norfolk & Suffolk Tourist Attractions

www.norfolkandsuffolkattractions.co.uk

Norfolk + Suffolk Tourist Attractions is the trade association for tourist attractions in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Norfolk Windmills

http://www.norfolkmills.co.uk/

Norfolk Windmills has historical and genealogical data for well over 1,200 mills along with over 3,000 photographs

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