Tuxford Windmill, Nottinghamshire

Tuxford Mill Exterior Wheat Field by Jonathan McGuinnessNottinghamshire’s only fully working independent wind-powered flour mill. This award-winning restoration is a privately owned heritage business working with and for the community.


Guided Tours with detailed explanations of the mill and its workings are available whenever the Miller or a volunteer  is available (advance booking recommended).Self guide tours also available (children must be accompanied by an adult). Walk through the different floors and learn a little of the history of Tuxford and the Windmill. Discover the Meal Floor with the tentering equipment and governors; The Stone floor with the mill stones and their furniture;The Bin Floor with the Sack Hoist; and to the top for a close-up view of the wind-shaft, wallower, 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. We welcome school and  educational groups for tours plus snacks; or build a day out to suit your class needs. The beautiful, peaceful grounds feature mature trees and gardens – the ideal spot for a morning coffee, or a quiet afternoon picnic – by prior arrangement.

Opening : Mill and Tearooms  open ALL Year EVERY DAY (Except Tuesday) 10:00am – 5:00pm (Apr 1st – Oct 31st) 10:00am – 4:00pm (Nov 1st – Mar 31st)

Directions: 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. See map: Google Maps

Certifications: organic. Products and Shop : Flours ground from Organic wheat, Muesli, Porridge, Oatmeal, Maize flour (Polenta), Freshly baked bread (with our own flour),Thaymar Ice-Cream, Local Honey, Jams, Chutneys, a large variety of common and unusual Herbs, beautiful Lavenders, Hand made glass ornaments ,Windmill souvenirs, and garden ornaments

Catering:  We cook and bake everything for our Tea Room using our own flour, local produce, and the finest Tuxford Mill Exterioringredients. You can enjoy the following: Filled Rolls, Old Fashioned Hearty Soup, Jacket Potatoes, Selection of Cakes, Cream Teas, Toasted Tea Cakes .All washed down with freshly ground coffee or refreshing tea – Fairtrade of course! We also bake to order – please call to discuss your needs.

Events : Events are posted on the website. We can arrange special events for groups such as: Wedding receptions, Group Tours, Car/Cycle/Steam rallies, Fund Raising events (Pig Roast, Ceilidh etc). Call or e-mail to discuss your idea – we are always open to suggestions!!!


Tuxford Windmill
Retford Road
NG22 0NW

Phone: 01777 871202

Website: www.tuxford-windmill.co.uk

Email: info@tuxford-windmill.co.uk

Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/Tuxford-Windmill-Tearoom