Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Things to see and do

Explore on foot, by bike or by boat

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

What's on

Upcoming events

National Mills Weekend 2017

Sat 13 May 2017
Go back to the golden age of our mill

The Wind in the Willows by Immersion open air theatre company

Sat 01 Jul 2017
Come and have a joyful, fun-filled picnic with your family while you watch this magical open air musical guaranteed to have you in stitches.

Bake and Taste Day

Sat 08 Jul 2017
Enjoy sampling home baking using our award winning Stone ground wholemeal flour.

Crafty Tuesday

Tue 25 Jul 2017
Get Set to Make

Crafty Tuesday

Tue 01 Aug 2017
Cutting edge designs

Crafty Tuesday

Tue 08 Aug 2017
Make be-leaf!
Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows


Scones with jam and cream served at a National Trust café


Treat yourself to a Miller's breakfast or delicious cream tea and a slice of cake in our cosy riverside tea-room. Open daily 10.30am - 5pm (9.30am on Sundays).

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Places to stay

A summer day at Houghton Campsite

Camping at Houghton Mill 

Nestling on the banks of the River Great Ouse and with fantastic views of the historic working mill, our campsite offers a great place to park your caravan, motorhome or pitch your tent. Open March to October.

Events at Houghton Mill Campsite

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Wedding at Houghton Mill

Weddings at Houghton Mill 

Why not say 'I do' in the historic setting of Houghton Mill. The Mill is licensed for wedding ceremonies for up to 40 guests.

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Our work

Houghton Mill in summer

Our Work 

Find out more about our ongoing projects here at Houghton Mill

Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows

Get involved

volunteer helping with child activites

Get involved 

Do you have some spare time on your hands and would like to support the vital work of the National Trust. We have a range of great volunteering opportunities from millers, mill guides, retail, events, learning and campsite assistants. Please click to find out more.