Horsey Windpump

the red brick tower is lit up by flood lights in the dark, you can see the four new sails and the reflection in the water in front

Important notice -

Access is to the ground floor only of the windpump as restoration is still ongoing. The rest of the site including the tea-room is open as usual. We apologise for any disappointment caused.

An iconic Norfolk Broads landmark

Men working to remove the stock and sails from Horsey Windpump

Horsey Windpump Restoration Project 

Horsey Windpump is undergoing an exciting restoration project to restore it to its former glory. Find out more about this project, how you can get involved and what stage it is at.

Horsey Windpump

Eating and shopping

Apple and blackcurrant Flapjack

Horsey Windpump Tearoom & Shop

The tearoom and shop is located next to the towering windpump and is the perfect place to grab a drink and a tasty snack after exploring the estate or to just sit with a hot drink and watch the world go by.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Heritage Open Days

Thu 06 Sep 2018
10:00-16:30
As part of the Heritage Open Days we will be throwing open the doors of Horsey Windpump and inviting everyone to come and visit this magnificent Norfolk Broads Icon for free! Discover her eventful history and connection to the surrounding landscape.
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History

Black and white photo of Horsey Windpump in the 1920s

The History of Horsey Windpump 

Horsey Windpump has had a dramatic history – it has survived floods, a lightning strike, a collapse, storms and gale force winds. Standing on the site of an older 'Black Mill', Horsey Windpump is one of the youngest windpumps on the Norfolk Broads.

Horsey Windpump

Our work

Oystercatcher

The use of drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) on the Norfolk Coast 

The unauthorised use of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) or drones as they are more commonly known, is not permitted on or over National Trust land as part of our byelaws without the necessary required qualifications and a licence granted by us. Find out more here.

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Wildlife

a snowy white seal pup sitting on the sand with its mum close behind

Seals at Horsey 

The seals on Horsey beach are a real delight for visitors who can get great close of up views on foot. Friends of Horsey Seals do a really great job in caring for them and have some useful information on responsible viewing.

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Get involved

man dressed in green national trust branded clothing is speaking to a lady in a blue jumper whilst standing in front of the red brick tower of Horsey Windpump. The bottom of the white sails are visible in the top of the photo.

Volunteering Opportunities at Horsey Windpump 

Looking for a new interest? Want to be a part of a great team? We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help bring alive the story of Horsey Windpump for our visitors. Get to look after and operate this broadland icon.

A couple looking out across the view from the top of Horsey Windpump

Donate to keep Horsey Windpump's sails turning 

Horsey Windpump has undergone the most ambitious and extensive restoration of her 106 year history. Now we need your help to keep her sails turning.

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Places to stay

Horsey Barns Exterior

Horsey Barns Holiday Cottages 

Why not stay within walking distance of Horsey Windpump, and the sea on the edge of the Norfolk Broads National Park? These traditional Norfolk buildings have been carefully converted to provide warm and comfortable holiday accommodation of great character.