Discover the impressive Heckington Windmill, grinding flour for over 200 years using grain from local areas. Uncover the history of the mill, learn stories of power and engineering and enjoy the 8 sail brewery also on site.
Miller’s House and Tea Room
Taste delicious handmade cakes, savoury snacks, drinks and ice cream made from local produce and of course with stone-ground Heckington Windmill flour.
Heckington Windmill Shop
Shop Heckington Windmill flour and other local produce including oats, jams and chutneys plus ceramics, books and windmill related souvenirs.
The world’s only 8 sailed windmill with bakery and brewery
Built in 1830 and reaching over 20 metres high Heckington Windmill is an huge and impressive structure. Featured on BBC Countryfile and making several appearances on children’s TV. Discover how people made their daily bread for a millennia and uncover interesting stories about the family who ran it. Enjoy delicious food prepared on site using the stone-ground Heckington Windmill flour and discover a wide selection of popular beers from the award winning 8 Sail Brewery.
heritage at the heart of the community
Heckington Windmill was awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2018. The dedicated team of volunteers continue to maintain the history and heritage for all to enjoy.