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Ashton Windmill is a unique 18th century flour mill which stands on the ridge called ‘Isle of Wedmore’, from which you can see Cheddar Gorge, the Somerset Levels and Brent Knoll. The mention of a windmill on this site has been dated as far back as 1317. Although the mill last worked in 1927, it has been carefully restored. You can find further information in this document Ashton Windmill [PDF].

Ashton Windmill

Ashton Windmill is in Chapel Allerton on a minor road between Weare and Wedmore. The National Grid Reference is ST415503. There is no postcode for the windmill itself, but if you have a SatNav, try BS28 4QF.

The Windmill is usually open on 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 the Parish Council for details of the management and agreement with Somerset Council regarding maintenance and opening, you can also contact a member of the Friends of Ashton Windmill on 01278 789859.


Address Ashton Windmill, Wedmore, Somerset, England, UK