Pitstone Windmill

Pitstone Windmill Ashridge Estate Herts

A rare and striking example of an early form of post mill

Pitstone Windmill

Things to see and do

Pitstone windmill in the sun

This rare post mill has a fascinating history 

This beautifully restored mill is a window into history and also a perfect location for some stunning walks. Part of Ashridge Estate, Pitstone Windmill is a Chilterns gem from the 17th century.

Close-up of Pitstone Windmill Ashridge Herts

Circular walk to Bridgewater monument 

See two of Ashridge's main attractions on one circular walk

Pitstone Windmill

History

1627 date carved into wood at Pitstone Windmill

A rare and early mill 

Dating back to the 17th century, Pitstone Windmill has a rich and interesting past that takes us back to its life as a working mill. Explore the history of this gem in the Chiltern countryside, one of the oldest windmills in Britain.