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Wilton Windmill

Wilton, Near Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3SW
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Wilton Windmill near Marlborough, Wiltshire.
  • Wilton Windmill near Marlborough, Wiltshire.
  • Wilton Windmill flour
  • Wilton Windmill
  • Wilton Windmill
  • Wilton Windmill
  • Wilton Windmill

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About

Set high above the village of Wilton, Wilton Windmill was built in 1821 and was used until the 1930’s when it fell into disrepair. It was restored to working order in 1976 and is a Grade II Listed Building of Special Architectural and Historic Interest.

You can visit the Windmill site at any time – there is a picnic area with breath-taking views across to the Downs and the building can be viewed from the outside. Guided tours and access to the inside of the building are available during opening times. The shepherd’s hut shop, serving refreshments and gifts and providing a seating area, is also open at this time.

Special open days are held during the summer and are advertised on our website.

Wilton Windmill is the only working windmill in Wessex and still produces wholemeal, stone-ground flour, available at the Windmill and in local outlets:

Aldbourne Post Office, Cafe and Deli
13 The Square, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DU

Cobbs Farm Shop
Bath Rd, Hungerford, Berkshire RG17 0SP

Great Bedwyn Post Office
90 Church St, Great Bedwyn, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 3PF

Marr Green Farm Shop
Collingbourne Road, Burbage, Wiltshire SN8 3RT (on the A338)

 

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Group - adult - Concession£3.00 per ticket
Group - child - Concession£2.00 per ticket
Mill - Adult - Adult£5.00 per ticket
Mill - Child - ChildFree
Mill - Senior - Concession£3.00 per ticket

Prices may vary on Special Event Days.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the A338 Salisbury to Hungerford road, turn at Burbage roundabout towards East Grafton on A338, after which the windmill becomes visible on the left. Then follow signs to Wilton Windmill. Windmill can be easily seen from A338.

Public Transport Directions

From Bedwyn Rail Station station it is 2 miles to Wilton Windmill. At present, no public transport.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering - when mill open
  • Picnic area - All year.

Establishment Features

  • Event venue
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets - When shop open.

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - On road layby.
  • On site parking - with permission.
  • Parking (free) - On road layby.

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 45 minutes minimum.
  • Groups Accepted
  • Max group size - 25
  • Min group size - 10
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times - for a group of at least 10.
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Opening Times

2019 (15 Apr 2019 - 24 Sept 2019)
DayTimes

* Groups by appointment

Easter Weekend open Saturday, Sunday and Monday but thereafter open every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday until the end of September.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Richard H
      Devizes, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Windy grind for a fine slice of the countryside
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 21st April 2019
      Splendid sail powered mill producing flour of delicious quality when risen to bake and eat. Informative visit with ability to look at and hear the history using wind rather than water then taken for... Read full review
    • hanp86
      London, United Kingdom
      Quite a beautiful sight
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 11th March 2019
      We passed Wilton Windmill on a circular walk and it really is stunning. It looks like time has stood still. If you can - visit properly and see inside/ the inner workings. Read full review
    • _sue_mac62
      Marlborough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Proper day out!
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 13th February 2019
      The village Wilton is a quintessential English country village with a great pub. You can even buy some fresh free range eggs from a local cottage. The windmill is at the top of a hill and you can on... Read full review

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