Discover Bursledon Windmill, Hampshire’s only working windmill, and a fascinating glimpse into the county’s milling history. Built in 1814, after a period of dereliction it was restored an...

Bursledon Windmill
Windmill Lane, Southampton Hampshire SO31 8BG
Southampton

Bursledon Windmill


Discover Bursledon Windmill, Hampshire’s only working windmill, and a fascinating glimpse into the county’s milling history. Built in 1814, after a period of dereliction it was restored and reopened in the 1990s as a working windmill and heritage attraction.

Other buildings on site include the Chineham Barn, which now houses the ticket office and other facilities, and the Hiltingbury Granary, an 18th century farm building. The pond that used to water the farmer’s horses has been re-dug in its original location. Much of Bursledon Windmill is an outdoor site, so suitable clothing and footwear are strongly advised.

Find us at...

  • Bursledon Windmill
  • Windmill Lane
  • Southampton
  • Hampshire
  • SO31 8BG

Our family-friendly offer

There is plenty for the whole family to do at Bursledon Windmill:

Tour the windmill itself – guided tours start every half hour
Take a walk through Windmill Wood and try the brass rubbing nature trail
Watch a documentary on how the mill works and an animation of Phoebe Mouse
Try grinding flour by hand and follow the process from grain to loaf
Browse the gift shop’s range of windmill-themed items


Accessibility

Bursledon Windmill offers disabled parking and accessible toilet facilities. The barn, grounds and ground floor of the windmill are wheelchair accessible and an interactive tour of the mill is available for those unable to reach the upper floors. Dogs and guide dogs are permitted in the grounds only.

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