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Lytham Windmill

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Eventually explored the Windmill after passing thousands of times.

Fantastic. Just brilliant. Interesting displays, informative staff. Enlightening. Very like minded... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Karen B
Preston, United Kingdom
A gorgeous village

I like this village so much. It is very elegant and nice, flowers everywhere, stylish houses and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Valentina M
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Windmills have featured in Lytham's history for hundreds of years. In 1805 Richard Cookson sought and obtained a lease from the Squire for a plot of land on which to build a 'windy milne'. Later, in 1860, when the prestigious houses in the area were...more
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East Beach, Lytham St Anne's FY8 5LD, England
+44 1253 794879
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic. Just brilliant. Interesting displays, informative staff. Enlightening. Very like minded staff manning the windmill. You do us all Lythamers proud.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I like this village so much. It is very elegant and nice, flowers everywhere, stylish houses and cozy bars and pub. Very pretty.

Thank Valentina M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Lytham landmark on the green, great for a bracing walk. Not sure if you can actually go inside but it looks good from the outside.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautifully restored windmill on the seafront green, well worth a walk to the top, entry is free and donations would be gratefully recieved, my daughter loved it when she was a child, and now my 4yr old grand daughter loved the 3 flight climb...More

Thank travelsofpan64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely time here such a romantic place And what a lovely little windmill Reminds me of the one on the Hammer film Frankenstein Loved watching it turn

2  Thank AngelaGoldenhair
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The amount of things to see and do for all things 1940s was excellent, numerous old vehicles as well as a couple of planes. For a £5 donation people were allowed to go and sit in a spitfire and have their photo taken. The battle...More

3  Thank Katz1175
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Lytham without the windmill wouldn't be the same... It's a wonderful feature on the Green and beautifully maintained with new sails in 2012. You can go inside for free but a donation is a good idea!

3  Thank John H
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Another visit to the windmill, just too late in the day to visit the museum which closes at 4.30pm. Good to see it being so well maintained as it stands out as you enter Lytham along the sea front . Nice to walk around even...More

3  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My boys ran round the windmill using their imaginations for stories. It wasn't even open so we are coming back. They spent an hour and the fact it was closed.... that says a lot. Then they spent half an hour on the anchors next to...More

4  Thank Georgina D
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Last year me and my mum were unable to vist the windmill due to the festival being on. So we came back this year so glad we did. Definitely worth travelling from London, the staff are so friendly and helpful. The windmill itself has so...More

2  Thank nickyL3108IX
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3 July 2016|
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Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
Yes Lytham Wind Mill is open on a Sunday but not open on the 6th or 7th August due it being Lytham Festival