Bembridge Windmill

An autumn glow on Bembridge Windmill
Bembridge Windmill

Things to see and do

View from Freshwater Bay of Tennyson Down, Isle of Wight

More about visiting the Isle of Wight 

Whether its walking, cycling, family fun, wildlife or history that interests you, you can find it all on the Isle of Wight.

Bembridge Windmill

What's on 

Cadbury and National trust Easter trail logo 2017

Plan ahead for the Easter holidays 

Get ready to go hunting for wild things at Bembridge this Easter. All through the holidays you can discover the creatures and critters that live in the hedges and fields, and very soon Bunny will be hiding his clues around the windmill for you to find. Come along to our Cadbury Egg Hunt between Friday 14 and Monday 17, find the clues and claim your delicious Cadbury chocolate treat (£1.50 per trail sheet).

Upcoming events

Looking for signs of spring

Sat 08 Apr 2017
10:30-16:30
Discover some of the fauna and flora that grow and live in the hedgerows and meadows around the windmill with our discovery board trail.

Cadbury Egg Hunt

Fri 14 Apr 2017
10:30-16:00
Hunt the grounds of the windmill this Easter for a special chocolate reward.

Butterfly ID trail

Sat 27 May 2017
10:30-16:30
Come along to the windmill this half-term and learn all about butterflies.
Bembridge Windmill

Eating and shopping

Two visitors to Bembridge Winmill sat in front of the windmill drinking a hot drink with biscuits on the table.

A bite to eat and a spot of shopping

If you’re feeling thirsty, fancy making even more of your day at the windmill, or want a reminder of your visit, then spend a little time looking around our visitor entrance shop. With refreshing hot and cold drinks, activities to try at the windmill and plenty of gifts, it’s a great place to explore.

Bembridge Windmill

History

Bembridge Windmill in the 1890s

Built around 1700 

The last surviving windmill on the Isle of Wight, Bembridge Mill was given to the National Trust in 1961 and was even featured in a watercolour by artist JMW Turner as well as serving its community.

Bembridge Windmill

Places to stay

Looking out of open doors to the garden of Mottistone Manor Farmhouse, Isle of Wight

Stay for longer 

Watch boats sail past from your bed, explore meadows and woodlands on your doorstep, or relax with a with a good read. Book a holiday in one of our cottages and find somewhere new to explore.

Bembridge Windmill

Get involved

People sitting on the chalk cliffs at Tennyson Down, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Association 

Find out more about how you can join the Isle of Wight Association, and support the work of the National Trust.