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Skidby Mill

Welcome to Skidby Windmill

Skidby Mill is a working four-sailed tower windmill, the last working mill in Yorkshire. It is set in an acre of land and has magnificent views over the Wolds. The mill is unusual in still having all its original outbuildings around the courtyard. Some of these buildings have been converted to form the Museum of East Riding Rural Life.

Inside the Skidby Mill pages

Take a look at what's happening at Skidby Mill...
Skidby Mill from the south

Visiting the mill

All you need to know about location, opening times, facilities etc.

Using the hand quern

For the children

Find out what's available for the kids at Skidby Mill.

Mill collection item

Our collections

Information on the collections and how to access them.

Stone floor

About the mill

The mill, the museum and the displays you will see here.

Removing the cap

Mill history

Explore the history of the mill and how it survived.

Workshop at Skidby

Learning opportunities

How the mill supports learning.

Model of a wagon

Make a model wagon

Join us for a fun-filled activity to make your own horse and cart. Wednesday April 16th, 10am - 3pm.

 

View of the sails from beneath

Mill sails update

Visit the Museum News page for an update on the status of the sails.

Extract from a past exhibition

Past exhibitions online

A selection of the past exhibitions produced by the Skidby Mill volunteers is available to download online.