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Tuxford Windmill

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Your visit to the Windmill wouldn't be complete without a guided tour of the windmill.


Guided Tours are available whenever the Miller or one of his expert volunteers are available (call ahead to avoid disappointment).


We recommend you take the Guided Tour as it provides detailed explanations of the windmill  and it's workings, but you are also welcome to check out the award-winning restoration on your  own (children must be accompanied by an adult).


Walk through the different floors and learn a little of the history of Tuxford and the Windmill - and of course discover just how the windmill works. Including:

  • The Meal Floor with the tentering equipment and governers

  • The Stone floor with the mill stones and their furniture

  • The Bin Floor with the Sack Hoist

  • and all the way to the top for a close-up view of the wind-shaft, wallower and brake-wheel and turning gear on the Dust Floor

Also - check out the "engine-pit" which housed a steam engine up until the late 1920's.


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Tuxford Windmill, Nottinghamshire

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SK 733717  OS Sheet 120.

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Tuxford Windmill, Nottinghamshire

Grid Reference:

SK 733717  OS Sheet 120.

Getting there:

On B1164, mile north of Tuxford, near A1.

From the A1 heading South: Take the 3rd exit (Tuxford)

Head south for approx. 1.5 miles. The windmill will be on your left before entering Tuxford


From the A1 heading North: Take the Tuxford exit, Continue into the town centre Pass the Newcastle arms on your left (you should see the windmill on the hill in front!)

Continue on the B1164 north about half a mile







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Tuxford Windmill                     

Retford Road, 

Tuxford, Notts


NG22 0NW


Paul & Fari Wyman. 01777 871202

Opening times:

All year, every day but Tuesday; summer 10.00 - 17.00, winter 10.00-16.00

National Mills Weekend  Saturday and Sunday 10.00 - 17.00



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