Photograph © Nick Ansell
Holgate Windmill, York
Grid reference: SE 584 515
OS sheet: 105
Postcode: YO26 4TX
In Windmill Rise, Holgate. Leave York on A59 Harrogate road and one mile from City centre turn left
after the Fox public house.
A tarred 4-storey tower mill with an ogee cap and five sails. There are 4 pairs of millstones and other machinery inside. Restored to working order and once more milling corn.
Owned by City of York Council, leased to Holgate Windmill Preservation Society.
First and third weekends in every month and bank holidays, from April to October, from 11.00 to 16.00. (See web site for dates)
Private tours are welcome by prior arrangement.
National Mills Weekend opening times
Saturday & Sunday, 10.00-16.00.
Brian Lambert, tel. 01904 799295.