|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult GAOE||£5.80 per ticket|
|Adult Group||£4.40 per ticket|
|Adult Standard||£5.20 per ticket|
|Child GAOE||£2.90 per ticket|
|Child Group||£2.20 per ticket|
|Child Standard||£2.60 per ticket|
|Family GAOE||£14.50 per ticket|
|Family Standard||£13.00 per ticket|
Gift Aid on Entry (GAOE) tickets include a voluntary 10% donation; visitors can, however, choose to pay the standard admission prices which are displayed at the property and at www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Group Travel: Special group rate available for pre-booked groups of 15 or more. Also available for pre-booked school visits. Please contact the property for further details.
Minimum group size: 15 people
Visit length: 45 minutes
AboutNATIONAL TRUST PROPERTY:
* Built around 1700 this is the only surviving windmill on the Island and has most of its original machinery intact on four floors which are accessed by steep steps. It was in operation throughout the Victorian period and only closed in 1913.
* Discover how the windmill once worked with a short film about milling and a sectional model of the actual windmill
* See the view that inspired JMW Turner
* Children can find the hidden millers with our free trail.
* There is a small kiosk selling hot and cold drinks, sweets, ice-creams and souvenirs.
* There are also some lovely walks across the surrounding countryside and the windmill is situated at the start of the Culver Trail
* National Trust Members - FREE
Opening times 2015:
Open daily from 14 March to 1 November. 10.30am to 5pm (last admission 4.30pm)
Closes dusk if earlier
2015 Admission prices: See opposite
EDUCATIONAL GROUPS - Bembridge Windmill welcomes school groups. For more information and to book your visit please call 01983 873945 or email email@example.com
DRIVE LESS SEE MORE EXPERIENCES:
If you are on your bike the Taste Round the Island Cycle Route is one of the island top way marked trails and it goes right though the centre of the village past Bembridge Windmill and close to Bembridge Fort. Follow the “Taste” way marker signs from Alverstone or Havenstreet villages for a day’s ride with a Bembridge village history cycle safari in the middle. Follow this up with a crab lunch at the Crab and lobster. Hire bikes from Tackt-isle on St Helens Duver.
* Taste Round the Island Cycle Route page and map: http://www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/bicycle-island/taste-round-the-island-route
* Tackt-isle Cycle Hire http://www.tackt-isle.co.uk/bike-hire.html
* Crab and lobster pub- http://www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/accommodation/crab-and-lobster-inn-p343161
* Bus route - Island Coaster. More info - http://www.islandbuses.info/
- Countryside Setting
- In countryside
- No Smoking Attraction
- Village Location
- Induction Loop System
Children & Infants
- Family Friendly, Children Welcome
Parking & Transport
- Free parking
- On street parking only
- Parking (free) - in a roadside layby (not National Trust).
- Railway station within 5 miles
- Picnic area - Picnic table provided.
- Refreshments Available
- Approx length of visit - 30 minutes
- Dogs Accepted - Dogs on leads are welcome within the grounds but unfortunately not inside the windmill itself due to limited space.
- Groups by arrangement
- Guided tours by arrangement
- Open on bank holidays
- Educational Groups
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted - Pre-booked educational groups welcome. Please contact the property for details.
- Guided Tours Available for Groups - Pre-booked groups welcome. Please contact the property for details.
Map & Directions
Road DirectionsFrom East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Ryde (Esplanade), straight along the Esplanade to the boating lake, follow the road round to the right onto A3055 to Sandown, B3330 to St Helens, B3395 to Bembridge.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Ryde (Esplanade), straight along the Esplanade to the boating lake, follow the road round to the right onto A3055 to Sandown, B3330 to St Helens, B3395 to Bembridge.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3054 to Ryde (Esplanade), straight along the Esplanade to the boating lake, follow the road round to the right onto A3055 to Sandown, B3330 to St Helens, B3395 to Bembridge.
Public Transport DirectionsFrom West Cowes Red Jet Hi-speed ferry: No 1 bus route to Newport and change to No. 8
From Ryde Catamaran/Hovertravel: No. 8
From Yarmouth ferry: No 7 to Newport and change to No. 8.
For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good110
- ImATravelJunkieHampshire, UKWithout doubt an interesting visit for National Trust members, but for non-members the entrance fee seems a bit high.Sunday, 18th December 2016If you are on the IoW and in the Bembridge vicinity, the windmill is an interesting place to visit. A visit will probably take around an hour, and as such we were put off visiting by the entrance fee... Read full review
- Tim JBirmingham, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesInteresting FindWednesday, 2nd November 2016We discovered about this attraction from information where we were staying. We visited whilst exploring the East of the Island. Really worth a visit as they have restored retained it as it would have... Read full review
- Rob TLondon, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesBembridge windmillSunday, 30th October 2016Interesting building with all its original parts although not in working order. As it is a small building the visit is fairly short and can be a little tight if there are lots of people. We left... Read full review
- Green Island Awards - Green Island Award - Silver 2008
|Open (14 Mar 2017 - 1 Nov 2017)|
* Last admission 16:30. Closes dusk if earlier.Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change