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Ashton Windmill

This unique 18th century flour mill stands on the "Isle of Wedmore", a ridge giving commanding views of Cheddar Gorge, the Somerset Levels and Brent Knoll. A windmill is mentioned on this site as far back as 1317. Although it last worked in 1927, the mill has been carefully restored.

For further information on Ashton Windmill, please see related documents below.

Ashton Windmill Opening

Ashton Windmill is located near Stone Allerton on a minor road between Weare (A38) and Wedmore. The National Grid Reference is ST415503. There is no Post Code for the windmill itself, but if you have a SatNav, try BS26 2PP.

The Windmill is usually open Sundays and Bank Holidays 2.30pm to 4.30pm (between Easter Sunday and end of September), Wednesdays 2.30pm to 4.30pm (July and August).  Admission to Ashton Windmill is free, and group visits are available by arrangement.  Please contact a member of the Friends of Ashton Windmill on 01278 789859.

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