Learning

School visits

Visitors of all ages can enjoy a wide range of educational activities

Visitors of all ages can enjoy a wide range of educational activities

The mill is an ideal venue for educational visits and we can provide enjoyment and inspiration to all ages and abilities. Resources available for you to use with your class include a selection of quiz trails, a video and hands-on activities.

Packed lunches may be eaten at the tables in the mill room (max. 40 people).

Book your visit

Bake and Taste days for families at Winchester City Mill

To book an educational visit, a guided tour or for more information, please call us on 01962 870057 or email us.

Talks and tours

Close up of gears at Winchester City Mill, Hampshire

Groups visiting the mill may pre-book talks and guided tours of the mill in advance. It is also possible to arrange flour milling demonstrations if sufficient notice is given.

Demonstrations

When the mill is open the waterwheel and mill machinery will normally be turning

When the mill is open the waterwheel and mill machinery will normally be turning

The mill machinery has been restored to full working order and regular flour milling demonstrations take place here.

Experienced millers are often on hand to talk about the history and technology of water mills, describe the materials used and explain the principles of milling flour.

Learn about a millenium of milling

Learn about milling and much more

Learn about milling and much more

We provide a unique opportunity to study an historic 18th-century town mill on a site where milling was well established at the time of the Domesday survey of 1086. You can experience the power of the River Itchen driving the mill machinery every day, and see stoneground flour produced in the traditional way on demonstration days.

To book your visit or for more information please call 01962 870057 or email us.

Geography, ecology, wildlife and more...

Otter at Winchester City Mill, Hampshire

Our partnership with the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust gives insight into the geography and ecology of a chalk stream. There are also opportunities to visit the nearby Winnal Moors nature reserves.

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