OUR WINDMILL REOPENS THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 3rd WITH THE OFFICIAL OPENING ON SATURDAY APRIL 4th AT 12 NOON
Performing the official opening will be one of the most important figures in the restoration of our windmill back in 2002: John Boucher (pictured above). John was Project Manager for the Trust and also acted as the consultant millwright. To read more about John, click here.
The windmill will be open during 2015 (11-00am to 4-00pm) every weekend from Good Friday April 3rd until the end of October.
A photographer calling himself simply Mickey visited our windmill during the summer and sent us this painterly image. Thanks Mickey.
If you have some photos you would like to share with us, do get in touch.
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
HOW 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.
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.
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