The 5 mill sails
The 5 mill sails

In a county blessed with a large number of historic windmills, it may be hard to put one above the rest. Alford's restored five-sailed windmill can make a bid to be the most attractive of the lot. It is located at the edge of this busy market town.

The mill produces organic grain which can be purchased in the shop, along with a range of other wholefoods. There is also a tea shop on premises. Visitors can tour the mill and get an insight into the tradional milling process and actually see the mill grinding grain - wind permitting, of course! A small charge applies. A short distance away is Alford Manor Museum.

About Alford Five Sailed Windmill
Address: 32 East Street, Alford, Lincolnshire, England, LN13 9EH
Attraction Type: Historic Building
Location: At the very north east edge of Alford, on the A1104. Free parking.
Website: Alford Five Sailed Windmill
Phone: 01507 462136
Location map
OS: TF456763
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express


Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

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Little Cawthorpe, St Helen's Church - 7.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Haugham, All Saints Church - 8.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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LN12 1AF
Tel: 01507 613 273
Fax: 01507 474 938