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A beautifully developed attraction

This is the most brilliant example of what can be done by the local community, volunteers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dilly4472
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Great Visit to explore this amazing piece of living history

We visited on the off chance one day and had a lovely visit climbing up the ladders to take in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Myopinion321
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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One of only two working 8 sailed windmills in the world, we are now regularly milling again with grain sourced exclusively from within 5 miles of the mill itself. Ample on-site parking and toilets, guided tours available, and audio tours will soon...more
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Hale Road, Sleaford NG34 9JW, England
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+44 1529 461919
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most brilliant example of what can be done by the local community, volunteers, fundraising and a lottery grant. The facilities at the windmill are great and everything is so beautifully presented and kept so neat and tidy, even the carpark is lovely!...More

Thank Dilly4472
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on the off chance one day and had a lovely visit climbing up the ladders to take in the amazing views of the Lincolnshire Fens, a pint of ale from the on-site brewery and of course a bag of flour, lovely place to...More

Thank Myopinion321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as a couple on a Saturday in November. The excellent tea room opens at 11am, and the mill at noon. The food in the visitor centre draws on local Lincolnshire produce (e.g. poacher cheese, and bread made from flour ground at the mill),...More

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off and had a lovely lunch and a tour of the windmill. We had a tour by a very knowledgable guide who made it really interesting. There is a good mice spotting activity for younger kids. We took our nearly 2year old and...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a lovely day trip. I nay live nine miles away, and take all my family and friend visitors to see the windmill, purchase milled products and afternoon tea in the tea room.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 21 September 2018

I took some visitors from overseas to Heckington Windmill today and it certainly did not disappoint. The windmill was very interesting and Iain the Volunteer guide who showed us round was very knowledgeable and friendly. it was interesting to learn that Heckington is the only...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We visited here with friends and had an excellent guide who told us about the history of the windmill and how it worked. We went up all the ladders- be aware that those with poor mobility may not find paying to go up into the...More

Thank donnison44
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Came here after seeing a leaflet about it. So glad we made the detour for a look around, what a beautiful windmill. We had coffee, sandwiches and cake in the site cafe, the food and service both equally lovely. Then we went around the windmill...More

Thank CleverPickle44
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Have driven past the windmill for some years and decided to call in yesterday. Cafe is clean and friendly with good food & comfortable 10/10 Thanks Has its windmill and museum and a brewery Lots of parking so we will call again

Thank GC-4B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A group of eleven of us had tea and cakes at the mill and although we couldn't go up the mill due to lack of volunteers it was still a lovely visit! The tea is served in bone china cups and saucers and there is...More

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Robert G
18 October 2015|
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Response from gasman166 |
the mill is open every saturday and sunday throughout the year and every day during the summer school holidaysd
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Robert G
18 October 2015|
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Response from Finn H | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we are open every Sunday all year round. At this time of year we open from 12 to 4pm on Sundays. Please see our website for full details of events, ticket prices and the hours of other places on site such as the brewery... More
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