Heage Windmill Derbyshire

It’s a Bank Holiday Weekend

The windmill is open from 11am to 4pm every weekend and this Bank Holiday Monday until the end of October.

Heage Windmill in Derbyshire is the only six-sailed stone tower windmill in England. This Grade II* listed building, sited on a hill providing spectacular views towards the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, was restored to working order in 2002 and looks as splendid as when first built in 1797. Visitors can go on tours with guides normally in costume. There is also an Interpretation Centre and a shop where can buy flour that is milled here.

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Below is 2 year old Charlie Pringle of Belper, who is mad on tractors, seen enjoying his first ever visit to the windmill as part of his birthday treat.

See more photos of Tractor Day here

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WINDMILL OFFICIALLY OPENED BY ONE OF OUR VITAL RESTORATION VOLUNTEERS

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The opening ceremony was performed by John Boucher who was Project Manager for the Trust and also acted as the consultant millwright.  Read more here and see more photos.

 

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Trevor Connelly-Haywood of TCH Air Photos has made a short aerial video of Heage Windmill. Trevor lives in Scotland but has friends in the village who worked on the windmill 5 years ago.  To view his video click here 

 

CHECK OUT A NEW YOU TUBE VIDEO OF THE WINDMILL.  Many thanks to Matthew House. Click here

A dramatic new aerial shot of Heage Windmill, taken by Dave Tindall. Thanks Dave!  To see two more – also taken by Dave – click here

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Miller for the Day 001-1HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A MILLER FOR THE DAY?  What about making a relative or friend a Miller for the Day as a birthday or Christmas gift?  For more details about this fascinating, unique experience, click here

 

 

 

Heage Windmill – a glowing example of how to run a community trust.  As featured in the Guardian

 

Friends of Heage Windmill

Friends of Heage Windmill is a voluntary organisation providing volunteers who operate the mill, conduct guided tours for visitors, carry out mill maintenance and raise funds, etc. If you are interested in becoming a Friend, click on Join Us to find out more.

Where To Find Us

The mill is located off Chesterfield Road just to the north of the Derbyshire village of Heage inbetween the towns of Belper and Ripley. The entrance road is opposite the Bowmer and Kirkland offices.

If you are a Sat Nav user, our Post Code is DE56 2BH.

Car parking is available free on site.  For more details on where to find us, go to the Information page.


Please click on the map to find us on Google Maps

Take a Drive to the Mill

Andy Savage of Derby Photos has created a driving route from Belper to Heage Windmill in HD Time Lapse.  Click here and fasten your safety belt.

Virtual Tour

To whet the appetite for your visit to us, why not take a Virtual Tour?  This was specially done for Heage Windmill by Andy Savage.  Just click here

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