Willesborough Windmill

We are now open for the 2017 season.

 

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.

 

 

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 2017

NATIONAL MILLS WEEKEND
MAY 14th 2-5 p.m.
Featuring our vintage 110 yr old 14 hp
Hornsby Engine
Guided tours of the Mill

NORMAN CYCLES DAY
May 21st 10-3 p.m.
Vintage Motorcycles and bicycles made in Ashford. Mill Tours. BBQ in courtyard

TEDDY BEARS’ PICNIC
JUNE 4th 11 – 4 p.m.
Bring your brave bear to abseil down the Mill. Enjoy the bouncy castle and have your face painted. Lots of excitement for all the family with a Master of Ceremonies to keep the fun moving along. (Entrance charges apply). BBQ in courtyard. Mill closed for tours.

MUSIC WITH MANTISSA
30th JUNE and 1st JULY at 7.30 p.m.
Enjoy a three course meal and lovely music with the singers from Mantissa. Pre-booking required. £32.50 per head.

CRAFT and HERITAGE FAIR
August 13th 10 – 4 p.m.
Stationary Engines, vintage vehicles etc. Craft stalls. (free entry to fair). BBQ in courtyard. Mill tours.

COMPANION DOG SHOW organised by
GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND
AUGUST 28th 10 – 3 p.m.
Annual dog show with classes for the family pet. Various stalls and tombola. BBQ in courtyard. Mill tours.

NORMAN CYCLES CLUB DAY
SEPTEMBER 24th 10 – 3 p.m.
Vintage motorcycles and bicycles made in Ashford. BBQ in courtyard. Mill Tours.

MUSIC WITH MANTISSA
OCTOBER 6th and 7th at 7.30 p.m.
See information for JUNE/JULY

HALLOWEEN AT THE MILL
OCTOBER 29th 4 – 6 p.m.
Come and have a SCARY tour of the Mill (if you dare)
Pre-booking required – £5 per head to include a hot dog

CHRISTMAS COFFEE MORNING
DECEMBER 7th 10 – 12 noon
Enjoy festive fare in our warm, decorated barn. Meet up with old friends and made new ones.

CAROLS IN THE COURTYARD
DECEMBER 15th 5 – 7 p.m.
Favourite Carols and Christmas songs in the Courtyard with ‘Harmony’.
Warm up with mulled wine and mince pies in the Barn. Pre-booking required.
£5 per head (children under 10 foc)

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

PLEASE TELEPHONE PAT ON (01233) 733416.

 More information below
 

 

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 2017

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

 

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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