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Woodchurch Windmill, Woodchurch

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Opens Easter until the end of September Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays 1pm-5pm.

Parties and group bookings available by prior arrangement.

Access via a footpath next to the Six Bell's pub.

The smock mill was built about 1820 and was in full working order until 1926, surviving the Second World War intact.

The Mill was at one time the only windmill in Kent to be listed as an Ancient Monument.

Inside the windmill you can explore the rich and ancient history of the mill and see photos of the complete restoration, including the dismantling of the old structure and the rebuild step by step over the years.

The Mill is set in a beautiful location, a good start or end to exploring the Kent countryside, close to Tenterden and Ashford with many more attractions near by.

A brilliant muse for artists and photographers alike.

Donations are always gratefully received to help keep the mill in working order.

you can donate an annual support for the mill of £5

A Life support of £50.

and/or join the 100+ club of £12 per year payable in advance

(The 100+ club holds monthly draws with prizes of £30, £20 and £10 (Currently))
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  • A lovely windmill reached along a small track starting opposite the church and besides The Six Bells pub. Closed when I attended but peaceful setting. Sadly damaged in a storm in January, one sail.....  more »
  • Woodchurch windmill is a interesting visit but not for the faint hearted. The walk down the path between two pubs is a bit muddy in the winter but pleasant in dry weather. The climb up is worth it...  more »
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  • CURRENTLY SHUT EVERY DAY (INCLUDING SUNDAYS!) AND WITHOUT SAILS: While this is not reflected on their website, the windmill is CURRENTLY SHUT EVERY DAY WITHOUT EXCEPTION and the sails have been taken down. You can walk up a (rather overgrown) path to the windmill, but you cannot go inside. Apparently it was damaged in a storm within the past year.
  • It was in pieces when we got there
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