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. 

Opening times 2017
We now open on the 1st and 3rd weekend every month, from May to October, plus Bank Holiday Mondays and the February half term weekend, from 11.00 to 16.00.  We also open for flour sales only every Saturday morning from 10.00 to 12.00. (See web site for dates).
Private tours are welcome by prior arrangement.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Not open except for flour sales Saturday 13th May 10.00 - 12.00.

Anna Cook, tel. 01904 339235


Web site