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, stands Wilton Windmill, the only working windmill in Wessex and she still produces wholemeal, stone-ground flour. Here she is in all her glory, on live webcam 24/7, so that you can see her at anytime from anywhere in the world! We have invested in new webcam technology to help monitor the mill for security, safety and operational reasons and are so excited that our visitors can now see themselves live online at the mill - and those that want to see the mill working can now do so on line even if you can't get there in person. Be sure to sign up for notifications by ticking the 'Local - See it Milling' box.
Happy Birthday Wilton Windmill
Hot off the press!!!
Wilton Windmill features in the February 2022 edition of Wiltshire Life out NOW! Get your copy now from all good booksellers before they run out!
"There are few sights more evocative of the English countryside and its history than the silhouette of a windmill overlooking its domain. Anyone who has driven from Burbage to Hungerford will be familiar with the elegant tower of Wilton Windmill on its farmland bluff.
But what’s its history? And what purpose does it serve in these automated days?" Buy your copy today to read on...
So how does it work?
If you live too far away from Wilton Windmill and can't get here to see it for yourself and enjoy a guided tour, then please use our marvellous cutaway diagram of the windmill, showing the different floors and explaining what happens inside this beautiful building.
We know it's not quite the same as having a guided tour, but until you can get here in person it will help you to understand how clever the Victorians were! Just click on the small image to open a full size version that explains how everything still works to this day!
- Win a fabulous North Wessex Downs prize! 22nd April 2021
- Antique Winnower now on show 1st January 2021
- The Granary is completed 28th February 2019
- The return of the Windmill’s sails 15th March 2017
- Sails at the Millwrights 30th October 2016
- Restoration of the Windmill’s sails begins 25th October 2016
- David Nicholls – Personal Memories of Wilton Windmill’s Restoration 28th January 2016
- Sundays – Guided Tours of the Windmill on 17th April 2022 2:00 pm
- Sundays – Guided Tours of the Windmill on 24th April 2022 2:00 pm
- Sundays – Guided Tours of the Windmill on 1st May 2022 2:00 pm
- Sundays – Guided Tours of the Windmill on 8th May 2022 2:00 pm
- Sundays – Guided Tours of the Windmill on 15th May 2022 2:00 pm
- Sundays – Guided Tours of the Windmill on 22nd May 2022 2:00 pm
- Sundays – Guided Tours of the Windmill on 29th May 2022 2:00 pm