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  • National Trust

Windmill, next open Sat 1 Jul - Sun 29 Oct 2017, £1-£2.50


Horsey Windpump (Windmill)

Horsey Windpump (Windmill)

Horsey Windpump (Windmill)


An early 20th century wind powered drainage mill standing on the edge of Horsey Mere - part of the Norfolk Broads an internationally important wetland. The mill contains displays on natural and local history as well as diagrams of the mill's workings.

The mill was severely damaged by lightning in 1943 and was subsequently restored by The National Trust.

There are exhilarating walks on the nature reserve around Horsey Mere and an easy access path to the mere with lovely views.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Sat 1 Jul - Sun 29 Oct 2017 Mon - Sun 10:00 to 16:30
From February, Tearooms and site open (not windpump)
July to October: daily, 10.00-16.30.

Parties at other times by arrangement.

Open all Bank Holidays between 3 March and 4 November.
Car park open all year (pay & display), dawn to dusk.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.


Standard Admission Prices:

Adults £2.50
Children £1.00


Horsey Windpump

01493 393450


Horsey Staithe Stores,
Great Yarmouth,
NR29 4EF



See location of Horsey Windpump on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 457221  Lat: 52.74099 Long: 1.63910

By Road:
Take B1152 to Martham - follow signs to Somerton and Horsey. From Stalham take B1151 - join B1159 via Sea Palling to Horsey. From Great Yarmouth - follow A149 then B1159 via Hemsby and Winterton-on-Sea to Horsey.

By Public Transport:
From Acle station it is 10 miles to Horsey Windpump.

Parking: with charge


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired