Winchester City Mill

Welcome to Winchester City Mill, Hampshire, gateway to the South Downs
Winchester City Mill

Things to see and do


Get a taste of Winchester City Mill

Find out what you might experience on a trip to Winchester City Mill by watching this short video.

Winchester City Mill

What's on 

Join in with our duck race at Winchester City Mill

May half-term at Winchester City Mill 

27 May - 4 June: explore Winchester City Mill this May half-term, with lots of activities for all the family. Plant a pumpkin seed or explore our duck trail. Support our fundraising campaign by entering in to our duck race.

Flour being packaged at Winchester City Mill

30-hour Millathon 

10am Sat 17 – 4pm Sun 18 June: Join our volunteer millers as they set a new Mill record - 30 hours of non-stop milling. It's free entry throughout the day and night. All donations from raffle tickets, recipe cards and flour will go towards saving the Mill.

Upcoming events

May half-term duck race registration

Sat 27 May 2017
This is your first opportunity to sponsor a bath tub racing duck for our river Itchen duck race on 26 August to help raise the necessary funds to save Winchester City Mill.

May half-term trail

Sat 27 May 2017
Join 10 little rubber ducks on their journey around the Mill; based on a true story. Take part in our trail, every day, to win a prize.

2017 Seasonal Baking Demonstrations

Sat 27 May 2017
Visit Winchester City Mill to see how seasonal ingredients can be combined with our stoneground wholemeal flour to produce delicious bread, cakes, biscuits and much more. Sample different recipes and be inspired.

2017 Milling Demonstrations

Sat 27 May 2017
Visit on a milling day and 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 Winchester City Mill's traditional wholemeal flour.

May half-term pumpkin seed planting

Tue 30 May 2017
Tick off one of your 50 Things To Do Before You're 11 ¾ with pumpkin seed planting in the Mill's island garden.

30-hour record Millathon

Sat 17 Jun 2017
Support our volunteer millers, throughout this free weekend, as they attempt something never-done-before; 30 hours of non-stop milling, in aid of Winchester City Mill's fundraising campaign.
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Winchester City Mill

Our work

Winchester City Mill


Children enjoying a milling demonstration at Winchester City Mill

Visit Winchester City Mill with your education group 

Winchester City Mill is able to provide first-hand experiences that cannot be recreated in the classroom. With two floors and garden to explore, informative guided tours, exciting hands-on activities and interesting audio-visual displays to enjoy, there is something for all ages and abilities.

Educational Group Membership

If you intend to bring groups to visit National Trust places for educational purposes, it's much cheaper to join our Educational Group Membership scheme.