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Notice: Winchester City Mill and shop is now fully re-open from 10am - 5pm daily. Due to structural damage during the recent flooding we are currently unable to mill flour. The wheel and machinery is however still in operation for visitors to enjoy while repair work is being carried out. We hope to be able to resume flour milling by Friday 18th April. Please contact 01962 870057 for further details.
Working watermill in the heart of Winchester
The City Mill is a rare surviving example of an urban working corn mill, powered by the fast-flowing River Itchen, which can be seen passing under the mill, thrilling our visitors.
Rebuilt in 1743 on a medieval mill site, it remained in use until the early 20th century. The National Trust recently undertook an ambitious restoration project, and the mill resumed grinding flour in March 2004.
With hands-on activities for families and audio-visual displays about milling and the rich wildlife in the area, the City Mill is a lively and informative place for all ages to enjoy.
Get a taste of the mill
This video gives you a taste of what your visit to the mill could be like.