Bembridge Windmill - National Trust

Bembridge Windmill - National Trust
High Street
Bembridge, Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight
PO35 5SQ
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bembridge-windmill

E-mail

bembridgemill@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01983 873945

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
A view of a windmill standing in a field

This grade I listed building is the only surviving windmill on the Isle of Wight, and is one of its best known landmarks. Built around 1700, its original machinery is still intact. The windmill has inspired many artists including J. M. W. Turner, with its glorious views across unspoilt countryside to the sea.

Venue Type:

Architecture centre, Industrial heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

See website for details.

Admission charges

See website for details.

Discounts

  • National Trust
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
photograph of bembridge windmill

Summer Nature Trail

  • 31 July 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 9 August 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 17 August 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 25 August 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 2 September 2014 10:30am-4:30pm

Make the most of your visit to the windmill with our free family nature trail.

Activity available daily from 24 July to 1 September 2014.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £3.90, Child: £1.95.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bembridge-windmill/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of bembridge windmill

Walking in the Steps of Turner

  • 30 July 2014 2-4pm

Join us for this children's sketching session following in the footsteps of Turner. Paper and pencils provided. Prizes for over and under 10's.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £3.90, Child: £1.95.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bembridge-windmill/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Girl with teddy

If You Go Down To The Woods Today

  • 6 August 2014 2-4pm

A 'Bear Hunt' in Steyne Woods, then an invitation to a teddy bear's picnic in the grounds of the windmill with songs and games.

Please bring your own picnic.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £3.90, Child: £1.95.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bembridge-windmill/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Rottingdean Windmill.

Sails and Tales

  • 13 August 2014 2-3:30pm

Bring the children along for a tour of the windmill, then sit down and enjoy a miller's tale.

Suitable for

  • Any age
photogrpah of longhorn beetle

Bug Bonanza

  • 27 August 2014 2-4pm

Join us to discover what bugs and insects are lurking in the grounds of the windmill and tick off one of your 50 things.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Bembridge Windmill

Guided walk: Discover Culver Downs

  • 24 October 2014 10:30am-1:30pm

Join us for an interesting circular walk exploring local history and island heritage, with some stunning views of the patchwork autumnal red and brown hues from high on Culver Down along the way. The walk is approximately 2.5 hours and 3.25 miles long. It will be a moderate pace with some stiles and steps and sturdy boots are recommended.

Suitable for

  • Any age
photograph of red berries

Autumn Nature Trail

  • 25 October — 2 November 2014

Make the most of your visit to the windmill with our free family trail and learn how to identify fruits, seeds & berries.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Autumn leaves

A Wild Walk

  • 29 October 2014 2-3:30pm

Discover autumn on this wild walk for families to brading marsh as part of the great British walk.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Windmill Tour

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-bembridgewindmill.htm

Cross-curricular guided tours of the Mill learning about how it worked, suitable for Key Stage 1 and 2. It is the only surviving windmill on the Isle of Wight, and the original machinery is still intact.

How to obtain

Call 01983 873945 or email bembridgemill@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

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