Historic Buildings

Heckington Windmill


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.

  • Cafe / Tea RoomCafe / Tea Room
  • Guided ToursGuided Tours
  • ParkingParking
  • AccessibleAccessible
  • ToiletsToilets
  • Gift ShopGift Shop
  • Dogs WelcomeDogs Welcome
  • Groups WelcomeGroups Welcome
  • Coach ParkingCoach Parking
  • Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
  • The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
  • Accredited Museum
  • RICS
  • Community Champ
  • Cycle Lincolnshire Accredited
Miller's Tearoom

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

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.

volunteer efforts

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.


opening times

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
11:00 – 16:00
11:00 – 16:00
Tea Room and Garden
10:30 – 16:30
School Summer Holidays
Open Thursday to Monday inclusive (Closed Tuesday & Wednesday). Opening times as above.

entry & prices

Children (under 18s)
Under 5s

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Heckington Windmill

Hale Road




NG34 9JW