National Mills Weekend 2023

Did you know that Essex is unique in that it has water, wind, steam, post and tower mills that date back centuries and that they are open to visitors? Celebrate National Mills Weekend by visiting our mills and heritage places.

Celebrate National Mills Weekend 2023 and visit one of the Explore Essex mills across the county.

Beeleigh Steam Mill and Finchingfield Post Mill are open on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May.

Alderford Water Mill, Mountnessing Post Mill and Stock Tower Mill are open from 2.00pm to 5.00pm on Sunday 14 May.

Read our blog and discover more about the Explore Essex mills here.

Event details


May 13 - 14, 2023


2:00pm - 5:00pm



Who for?

For the whole family

How to book

Simply turn up during the open days and open times.

Check the individual place pages for more details, such as location and parking information.

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