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Wicken Windmill

Location
Grid reference: TL 570 705
OS sheet: 154
Postcode: CB7 5XR
About 9 miles south east of Ely, on A1123 in the centre of Wicken village. Access opposite the Maid's Head pub, 150yds west.

A vertically boarded smock mill in the Cambridgeshire style, restored by its owners and supporters. The only working 12-sided smock mill in the UK. Milling wholemeal and white flour solely by wind. Souvenirs and guide books on sale.

Opening times
The first full weekend each month, from March to November, 10.00-18.00. Other open days; phone for details. If the sails are turning we are open. Parties by arrangement. Wicken Fen nature reserve and windpump mile. Stretham Old Engine 5m.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2014
Saturday and Sunday, 10.30-17.30.

Contact
Dave Pearce, miller, tel. 01664 822751.
Press Officer, Jacqui Ward, tel. 01628 782946.

Email
davepearce7@gmail.com

Web site
http://www.wicken-windmill.com or
www.wickenmill.co.uk or
www.millsofeastanglia.org.uk/TEAMS/Wicken.html