Category Archives: Windmills and Watermills

Eat Local

Looking out for local foods is just as valid when travelling at home as abroad. Yorkshire calls for eating Yorkshire curd tarts and Kent and the Vale of Evesham for eating fruit in season. There are some excellent vineyards now … Continue reading

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Wind and Water Power – Mills Sunday

The second Sunday in May has become National Mills Weekend in the UK with many wind and water mills open to the public including some not normally accessible. We try to visit at least one mill each year at this … Continue reading

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A-Z Blog Challenge 2013 W is for Wind and Water Mills

Wind and water mills were an important part of every community. They ground the grain to produce the flour to make the daily bread. The miller became an important person within the community, too. ┬áBrill windmill pictured here before its … Continue reading

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Wind and Water Mill open days

This year, National Mills Day is being celebrated on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th May. This is an opportunity to visit some of the many wind and water mills that remain. Some are working mills and may offer flour or … Continue reading

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National Mills Weekend

The second weekend in May has become the best weekend for visiting the many wind and watermills that still exist around the country. Many have been restored to their working state and it is often possible to purchase flour. Others … Continue reading

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