Pitstone Windmill

Pitstone Windmill at Ashridge, Bucks

Important notice -

All our houses, gardens, parks, toilets, cafes, shops and car parks are now closed to further restrict the spread of coronavirus. Pitstone Windmill is now closed, please do not travel here.

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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