Photograph © John Smitten


Sarre Windmill


Grid reference: TR 259 651
OS sheet: 179
Postcode: CT7 0JU
Ramsgate Road, Sarre, Birchington, on the A253 just east of junction with A28.

This smock mill was built in 1820 and raised in 1854. Later a steam engine was installed. The mill fell into disuse in the 1940s, and was restored as a working commercial mill in 1991, producing white and wholemeal flour and traditional rolled porridge oats until 2009..

Opening times
The mill has been closed and the attached cafe turned into a holiday cottage.
The mill can still be viewed from the outside.

National Mills Weekend opening times
not open- see above.

Bob Hill, tel. 01843 847573.