Ashton Windmill

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Chapel Allerton
BS26 2PP

  • Sedgemoor District Council: 01278 435399

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.

Further information

Opening Hours:

The Windmill is open Easter to September, Sundays and Bank Holidays and on Wednesdays in July and August 2:30 - 4:30pm. Groups by arrangement. Closed during Christmas and New Year.


Admission is free but donations are welcome.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Picnic area
  • Shop

Facilities information:

Ashton Windmill is located on the minor road between Weare (A38) and Wedmore. Parking is available close by.


  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Guided tours
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Pre-booking service for groups

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