Pitstone Windmill

Pitstone Windmill at Ashridge, Bucks

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We’re working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so, however Pitstone Windmill is closed.

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

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Pitstone Windmill


Cogs at Pitstone Windmill, Bucks

Exploring Pitstone Windmill  

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.

1627 date carved into wood at Pitstone Windmill, Bucks

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, the oldest dated windmill in Britain.

Pitstone Windmill

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Pitstone Windmill in the sun at Ashridge, Bucks

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You can continue to support Pitstone Windmill by dedicating a donation to someone special and adding your precious memories to our interactive map. A perfect way to celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday or anniversary, your donation will help us continue to care for Pitstone Windmill.