Off St George's Hill,                                                                                                       Photograph of Swannington Hough Mill with Sails



LE67 8QU

Tel: 01530 222833


Restored brick windmill - Contains full sails, two pairs of millstones, cap and associated stone floor machinery. Mill related artefacts, exhibits and graphic materials. New annexe building with changing display of pictures. Adjoins attractive, trust owned, common land with nature trail and picnic area. Surrounded by National Forest planting. On the Swannington Village and Mining Heritage Trails. The mill is an ideal focus for an afternoon walk or picnic. Coach parking nearby.

In April 2000 The Trust opened to the public its Swannington Hough Mill which it had refurbished from a ruinous state with help from the National Heritage Lottery fund. Hough Windmill is now open to the public every Sunday from April until the end of September, between 2pm and 5pm.

Local organisations, schools and historical groups are invited to arrange their own tours at mutually agreeable date and time. Further information on guided walks.

Opening times: Sundays 2-5pm from April-September. Other times by arrangement

Admission: Free - donations appreciated

Disabled visitors: Access to windmill ground floor only and specially adapted toilets.

Last updated: Wed 22 March, 2023 @ 14:14