Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May 2018

These Suffolk mills will be open.

BARDWELL tower mill
Sunday 13th May only
10am – 4pm
Tel: 01359 251331. SAT NAV: IP31 1AD
They will have teas and refreshments as well as have a few craft stalls in the garden. Freshly baked bread will be on sale. All proceeds towards the ongoing restoration and maintenance of the mill. Sails turning and milling if windy!

KERSEY watermill
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May
10am – 4pm
Tel: 01473 829317. SAT NAV: IP7 6DP
1.5 miles from Hadleigh, off A1141 Lavenham road.
A large 4-storey weatherboarded watermill with an internal breastshot wheel. Under restoration to working order.

Their Dog Day in association with Woofers (a fundraising event) will take place on Sunday 17th June 10am – 4pm.

PAKENHAM watermill
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May
11am – 4pm
Tel: 01359 230275 / 07585 899633. SAT NAV: IP31 2NB

Wildlife Day at Pakenham Watermill on Sunday 13th May.

Pakenham Watermill is an excellent haven for wildlife. In addition to the normal watery and tree lined environment they have developed a beautiful circular walk of over half a mile and they have made a wildlife garden with public access designed to show ideas which visitors could incorporate in their own gardens. The mill is still milling flour twice per week and you will see and can buy their finest flour. Reduced admission on both days: adults £2.00, children free.

STOWMARKET Museum of East Anglian Life
(housing Eastbridge Windpump & Alton Watermill)
Saturday 12th May 10am – 4pm
Sunday 13th May 11am – 4.30pm
Tel: 01449 612229. SAT NAV: IP14 1DE

THELNETHAM tower mill
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May
11am – 4pm (last admission for a mill tour 3pm)
E-mail: SAT NAV: IP22 1JZ

THORPENESS post mill
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May
11am – 4.30pm
E-mail: SAT NAV: IP16 4NQ
It will be open for people to wonder around and picnic in the garden.

WOODBRIDGE – The Tide Mill Living Museum
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May
11am – 5pm with milling demonstration at 4pm both days
Tel: 01394 388202. SAT NAV: P12 1BY

The theme this year is ‘Wildlife and Conservation’. They are putting up two small exhibitions. One is ‘Birds of the Deben’ and the other is ‘The Moon over The Water’ which highlights the role played by the tides in the development of Woodbridge. In addition on Sunday 13th Radio Hams from Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society will be on hand contacting people in mills around UK and Europe.