Willesborough Windmill

The mill & cafe are now closed

We re-open this Saturday

30th March 2019

 

This year we will be celebrating our

150th anniversary!

 

We will be open during the season on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from 2pm to 5pm. We are also open Wednesday afternoons 2-5pm during July & August.

Last entry for mill tours is 4pm. Tours last between 45 minutes & 1 hour.

VISITOR PARKING

Please note our small car park in Mill Lane is reserved for disabled visitors only.

Our main car park is in Cornes Close.

For those using satnav the postcode is TN24 0LG.

NEW VOLUNTEERS

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at the Mill and would like to see what is involved, please contact us so we can Let you know when we will be holding our next open day.

If you would like to come along or would like more information please contact us on 01233 733416 or email paw4@btinternet.com.

 

Special events 2019

SPECIAL CLOTTED CREAM TEA and FASHION SHOW

APRIL 16th @ 2.00 p.m.

Fashion sponsored by Edinburgh Mill

£10 per head (pre booking required)

NATIONAL MILLS WEEKEND

MAY 12th  2-5 p.m.

Cream Teas and light refreshments in the Barn Cafe

Mill Tours

NORMAN CYCLES DAY

MAY 19th   10-3 p.m.

Vintage motorcycles and bicycles made in Ashford

Cream teas and light refreshments in the Barn Cafe

BBQ in courtyard.  Mill tours

TEDDY BEARS’ PICNIC

JUNE 2nd   11 – 4.00 p.m.

Bring your brave bear to abseil down the Mill

Bouncy castle, face painting, craft table,

Tombola

Master of Ceremonies to keep the fun moving along.

 (Entrance charges apply)

Cream teas and light refreshments in the Barn Cafe.

BBQ in the courtyard.  NO MILL TOURS

MUSIC with MANTISSA

JUNE 21st/22nd @ 7.30 p.m.

Enjoy a three course meal and lovely music with the Singers from Mantissa

£32.50 per head (pre booking required)

ART EXHIBITION AT THE MILL

JULY 24th, 27th and 28th

24th 2-5 p.m., 27th 10-4 p.m., 28th 2-5 p.m.

Local ‘Inspire Art Group’ showcasing their talents

CRAFT AND HERITAGE FAIR

AUGUST 11th   10-4 p.m.

Stationary Engines, vintage vehicles etc.

Craft and Charity Stalls  (FREE ENTRY TO FAIR)

Cream teas and light refreshments in the Barn Cafe.

BBQ in courtyard.  Mill tours

COMPANION DOG SHOW organised by GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND

AUGUST 26th  10-3 p.m.

Annual Dog Show with classes for the family pet.  Various stalls and Tombola

Cream Teas and light refreshments in the Barn Cafe.

BBQ in courtyard.  Mill tours

MUSIC at the MILL

SEPTEMBER 21st   10-4 p.m.

Choirs and bands to celebrate our

150th Anniversary in style

Details to be announced

NORMAN CYCLES CLUB DAY

SEPTEMBER 29th  10-2 p.m.

Vintage motorcycles and bicycles made in Ashford.

Cream teas and light refreshments in the Barn Cafe.

BBQ in courtyard.  Mill tours

MUSIC with MANTISSA

OCTOBER 11/12 @ 7.30 P.M.

enjoy a three course meal and lovely music with the Singers from Mantissa

£32.50 per head (pre booking only)

HALLOWEEN at the MILL

OCTOBER 27th  2-5 p.m.

Dress up and come along to our family event with tours of the SCARY Mill.

 Face painting, story time and craft table.

(Entrance charges apply)

Cream teas and light refreshments in the Barn Cafe.

CHRISTMAS COFFEE MORNING

DECEMBER 5th   10a.m – 12 noon

Festive fare, Christmas raffle and a chance to buy those last minute stocking fillers.

CAROLS in the COURTYARD

DECEMBER 13th  5-7 p.m.

Enjoy your favourite Carols and Christmas songs with ‘Harmony’

Mulled wine and mince pies in the Barn Cafe

£5 per head (pre booking required)

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANY OF OUR EVENTS OR TO MAKE A BOOKING

PLEASE TELEPHONE PAT ON (01233) 733416.

Opening Times unless otherwise stated

We will be open during the season on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from 2pm to 5pm. We are also open Wednesday afternoons 2-5pm during July & August. Last entry for mill tours is 4pm

Tickets for a guided tour of the mill are; £3.00 for adults, £1.50 for children & concessions or £7.00 for a family ticket ( based on two adults & two children). Entrance to the cafe/barn is free.

Because we have weddings at the Mill on some of the Saturdays, the mill will be closed to visitors.

It is as well to check before visiting. Send us an email and we can let you know what we are doing. Sundays and Bank Holidays Mondays will always be available for visitors.

There is a list of wedding dates below!

Children are always welcome

Disabled toilet facilities
(All dates correct at time of going to press)

All money raised at our events goes towards the continuing restoration of the mill.

The Barn is continually available for bookings throughout the year.

For more information phone Pat White on 01233 733416

Wedding dates for 2019

 

OUTLETS SELLING OUR FLOUR

Pluckley Farm Shop. Smarden Rd. Pluckley. TN27 0RF. 01233 840400

Giblet Oak Farm Shop. Appledore Rd. Tenterden. TN30 7DH. 01580 763938

Perry Court Farm Shop. Canterbury Rd. Boughton Aluph. TN25 4ES. 01233 878063

4 Seasons Farm Shop. Kingsnorth Rd. Kingsnorth. TN26 1NJ. 01233 878063

Willesborough Windmill. Mill Lane. Willesborough .TN24 0QG. 01233 661866

Wye Bakery. Church Street. Wye. TN25 5BJ. 01233 812218

 

Associated web sites

www.visitkent.co.uk

http://www.visitoruk.com/Ashford

www.kentattractions.co.uk

http://www.visitashfordandtenterden.co.uk/

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