Set high above the village of Wilton, in the heart of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Beauty, about 9 miles south east of Marlborough in Wiltshire, Wilton Windmill is the only working windmill in Wessex and still produces wholemeal, stone-ground flour.

Located at the eastern end of the Pewsey Vale, Wilton Windmill is open every year from Easter to the end of September on Sundays and Bank Holidays from 2pm to 5pm when the windmill building is open for guided tours. The shepherd’s hut shop, serving refreshments and gifts and providing a seating area, is also open at this time, as are the loos.

You can visit the Windmill site at any time – there is a picnic area with breathtaking views across to the Downs and the building can be viewed from the outside.

Dogs are welcome, but please keep them on a lead and pick up any mess before you leave.

Wilton Windmill is in the middle of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is a tranquil and stunning landscape of rolling chalk downland, forests, woods and dales. With so much space and so few people, you could be forgiven for thinking you are the only ones on the downs!

It is within walking distance of the Kennet & Avon Canal, Wilton Water and Crofton Beam Engines and is surrounded by pretty villages such as Wilton, Great Bedwyn and Shalbourne - all of which have pubs.  Just down the lane from the Windmill is The Swan Inn which is child and dog friendly, serves great food and local beers and has a garden and parking.

The Windmill is run entirely by volunteers from the Wilton Windmill Society, so please make a contribution in the donation box by the gate when you visit.  You can also get involved by volunteering or becoming a member.

We hope you enjoy your visit!


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The site is beautiful and has wonderful views over the downs. We are open from 2pm to 5pm on Sundays & Bank Holidays from Easter to the end of September. Guided tours, refreshments, loos available during opening times.
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Wilton Windmill shared Visit Pewsey Vale's post.Thursday, December 15th, 2016 at 5:07pm
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Wilton Windmill shared Jonathan Causebrook Music's photo.Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 1:43pm
Jonathan Causebrook Music - one of our regular musicians at Wilton Windmill open days.
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#WiltonWindmill is the backdrop to a video about Marr Green Farm Shop just up the road in Burbage and Small Business Saturday. The wonderful evening image of the windmill was taken by David White Wildlife Photography and is irresistible, featuring many times on our website!
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Wilton WindmillTuesday, November 8th, 2016 at 4:57pm
The #WiltonWindmill Society's AGM is taking place on 25th November at Coronation Hall, East Grafton SN8 3DB - full details are on the website.
If you aren't already a member or a Friend of the windmill, but would like to get involved, then please go along and meet the team (just RSVP for catering purposes).
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Wilton Windmill shared Manor Farm B&B's video.Friday, October 14th, 2016 at 2:13pm
#timeforwiltshire #pewseyvale #wiltonwindmill The wonderful Manor Farm B&B in Collingbourne Kingston - watch out for our #flour which they use to make bread for the breakfasts!
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Wilton WindmillFriday, September 23rd, 2016 at 12:21pm
It's the last Sunday in September this #weekend which means it's the last guided tour day of the season. We'll be open from 2pm to 5pm for guided tours and refreshments. Come and see the windmill without its sails - they will be back on for next year, so it's your last chance to see the engineering that the sails normally cover up.

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