Editor’s Choice

Ten of the Best Windmill Stays

11 February 2019

Could your holiday do with an extra gust of wind in its sails?

Originating all the way back to the 9th century, there is less use for windmills in a practical sense today – which we think is wonderful news for holidaymakers!

Filled with historic charm and character, a windmill stay is particularly perfect if you’re a lover of far-reaching views (and who isn’t?) Just head to the top and you’ll see exactly what we mean. Fully detached and often deliciously secluded, a windmill stay also allows for plenty of privacy.

We’re lucky enough to feature some of the finest, most atmospheric windmill stays the world has to offer right here, so why not come and see what all the fuss is about?

Aylsham Windmill

Aylsham, Norfolk
A luxury holiday home for six in a former working flourmill, built in 1826 and modernised to welcome guests to enjoy Norfolk's many attractions. 
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
£72 / night

Llancayo Windmill

Near Usk, Monmouthshire
Luxurious self-catering accommodation for 12 in a historic windmill with spectacular views of the Welsh countryside.
Bedrooms: 6
Sleeps: 12
£2427 for a 7 night stay

Cley Windmill

Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk
Visit the charming ‘Old Lady by the Sea' on the bracing Norfolk coast, for an exquisitely warm and inviting break that will restore the wind in your sails.
Bedrooms: 9
Sleeps: 2 per room
£159 / room / night B&B

Bircham Windmill

Great Bircham, Norfolk
Wind back time in a stylish shepherd's hut set within a historic windmill complex in the refreshing heart of Norfolk.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
£55 / night (shepherd's hut)


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