Ashton Windmill

Windmill in field on mound
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This unique 18th century flour mill stands on the "Isle of Wedmore", a ridge giving commanding views of Cheddar Gorge, the Somerset Levels and Brent Knoll. A windmill is mentioned on this site as far back as 1317. Although it last worked in 1927, the mill has been carefully restored.

Venue Type:

Industrial heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

The Windmill is open Easter to September, Sundays and Bank Holidays and on Wednesdays in July and August 2:30 - 4:30pm. Groups by arrangement.

Closed during Christmas and New Year.

Admission charges

Admission is free but donations are welcome.

Additional info

Ashton Windmill is located on the minor road between Weare (A38) and Wedmore. Parking is available close by.

Collection details

Agriculture, Industry

Key artists and exhibits

  • Windmill
  • Flour

Ashton Windmill
Chapel Allerton
BS26 2PP




Sedgemoor District Council

01278 435399


01278 435385

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