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.

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.
Bee and flower

Spring Nature Trail

  • 20 — 21 April 2014 10:30am-4:30pm *on now

Take part in our free family nature trail specially designed to put spring in your step.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Normal Admission Charges Apply: Adult: £4.30.Child: £2.15. Family: £10.75.

Website

http://old.nationaltrust.org.uk/EVENT-SEARCH-2/events/show/2108075306

photograph of walking boots

Guided walk: Discover Culver Downs

  • 7 May 2014 1:30-4:30pm

Join us for an interesting circular walk exploring local history and Island heritage, with some stunning views 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. Sturdy boots are recommended. There is no charge but donations are welcome.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

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

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Butterfly ID Trail

  • 24 May — 1 June 2014

Make the most of your visit this half term to the windmill with our free butterfly identification trail especially for families.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free event but normal admissions charges apply. Please check venue website for more information.

Website

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

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Telling Tales

  • 28 May 2014 2:30-3:30pm

Bring the children along for an hours storytelling around the windmill.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

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

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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