Bembridge Windmill

Bembridge Windmill from the side, against a blue sky with clouds.
Bembridge Windmill

What's on 

A woman and child work out the puzzles on a trail sheet

Isle of Wight spring nature trails 

Follow a trail and discover wildlife, take a minibeast safari, or become a rocket scientist for a day. We've got family events running throughout the Easter holidays at Newtown, Bembridge Windmill and the Needles Battery (30 Mar-15 Apr). And with every butterfly you spot, you're helping us protect nature this spring.

Upcoming events

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Hunt the grounds of the windmill and solve the puzzle this Easter for a special chocolate reward.

Spring Nature ID Trail

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Discover the plants and animals that grow and live around the windmill with our discovery board trail.

Fauna and Flora ID Trail

Sat 26 May 2018
This half-term, discover some of the fauna and flora that grow and live in the hedgerows and meadows around the windmill with our discovery board trail.

Leaf printing

Wed 30 May 2018
Using leaves of all different shapes and sizes, have a go at creating your own piece of wild art to take home.

Wonders of the Windmill

Sat 21 Jul 2018
Explore the wonders of the Windmill with our discovery trail.

Kite Making

Wed 25 Jul 2018
Unsurprisingly it's quite windy at the windmill which makes it the perfect place to tick off no.7 on your list of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾.
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


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.

Bembridge Windmill

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Bembridge Windmill on the National Trust Collections website