February half-term at Winchester City Mill
There's lots of fun for families at Winchester City Mill this half-term. From keeping busy with our new Insect Investigators trail to learning about how we produce our wholemeal flour, there's something for everyone in this beautiful building.
Insect Investigators family trail
Saturday 15 February - Sunday 23 February, 10am-3pm, donation per trail
Explore indoors and outdoors across Winchester City Mill with our new Insect Investigators trail every day this half-term. Take part in the challenge to hunt down all of the different insects that are crawling around the Mill. Complete your trail booklet and solve the quiz to qualify as an Insect Investigator.
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Relaunch for spring from Saturday 15 February
Pick up a booklet and spend some time in our island garden bird spotting, playing Pooh Sticks or cloud watching. Get inspired to find other activities to tick off of your list around Winchester with our new city nature trail guide.
Half-term baking demonstration
Saturday 15 February, 11am-3pm, free after admission
Discover how our team of volunteer bakers use our freshly milled stoneground flour to produce delicious sweet and savoury foods for you to sample during our baking demonstrations. They are happy to answer any questions and have some top tips for any inspiring bakers, whatever age.
Traditional milling demonstrations
Every Saturday & Sunday, 11am-3pm, free after admission
See our team of volunteer millers in action as they harness the power of the River Itchen to turn waterwheels, gears and millstones to produce our stoneground wholemeal flour. Learn about the process of milling and the part that it has played in our history.