Museums

Rayleigh Windmill

Essex - Rochford

United Kingdom

  • History
  • Activities
  • Art & Craft
  • Family Fun
  • Events
  • Free Entry

Taking the kids out for the day to Rayleigh Windmill in Essex - Free Stuff!

CONTACT INFO

01702 318120
sophie.manus@rochford.gov.uk
Bellingham Lane
Rayleigh
Rochford
Essex
SS6 7ED
United Kingdom

ON PEAK WORKING HOURS

START END
April September
Sunday 13:00 - 16:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 - 13:00
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 13:00 - 16:00

OFF PEAK WORKING HOURS

START END
October March
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed

ADMISSIONS

Entry

  • Free for all Entry is free of charge, a minimum £1 donation per person is encouraged.

Parking & Other

Parking Fees
  • Up to 30 mins ( £ 0.50 )
  • Up to 1 hour ( £ 1.00 )
  • Up to 2 hours ( £ 1.70 )
  • Up to 3 hours ( £ 2.40 )
  • Up to 4 hours ( £ 2.90 )
  • Parking is free after 1pm on Saturday and all day Sunday.

DESCRIPTION

The Rayleigh Windmill is an award-winning tourist and educational attraction, and popular venue for Weddings and other celebrations. It contains an accredited museum, an exhibition space and information about Rayleigh Mount.

Everyone is welcome to come and explore this 200 year old Grade II listed building, learn how the Windmill worked, try the quiz in the museum, dress up in traditional costumes and find out about the Castle that once stood on Rayleigh Mount! Look out for special events and exhibitions throughout the season. 

For all the latest news and updates follow us on Twitter @rayleigh_mill or visit our Facebook page.
The Windmill open season is from the end of March to the end of September.Wednesday 10:00am - 1:00pmSaturday 1:00 - 4:00pmSunday 1:00 - 4:00pmPlease note, parking in the Mill Hall Car Park is FREE on Saturdays from 1pm and on Sundays all day.

ONSITE FACILITIES

  • Car Parking
  • Mobility Access
  • School Deals
  • Toilets
  • Baby Changing

DIRECTIONS

The Windmill is situated within the town centre of Rayleigh, just off of the High Street. This is a pedestrian area with a car park in front.Car: From the A127 take the A129, which will take you straight to Rayleigh High Street.Train: Rayleigh has a railway station that is only five minutes walk away from the High Street. A mainline service runs between Southend and London.Bus: There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the Windmill, which is in the centre of the High Street and is serviced by most buses.
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