Bembridge windmill is a tower mill, which is located at Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England. Bembridge windmill was built in the year 1700 and was painted by Turner in the year 1795. The windmill was working till the year 1915, which was generally used for grinding animal feed.
This windmill is the only surviving windmill on the Isle of Wight, which was last used in the year 1915 but still has its original machinery intact. It is England’s earliest surviving mills and has some interesting wooden machinery.
This windmill is managed, preserved and operated by National Trust of Bembridge. Bembridge windmill is one of the islands best known landmarks and boasts glorious panoramic views unspoilt countryside to the sea beyond. This building is 11 m high with four floors and walls vary from half to one meter in thickness. There are four beautiful common anticlockwise sails, which are made up of wooden shafts. This windmill is very beautiful tourist attraction.
Accommodations at Bembridge Windmill, England-
Priory Bay Hotel-
Seaview, Isle of Wight,
This is a premium hotel, which offers a wide range of amenities like tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool, six hole golf course, rolling lawns, mature woodlands and a private beach.
Sandpipers, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, Bembridge-
Isle of Wight, Bembridge
This hotel offers a wide range of amenities like free parking, Free Wi-Fi internet access, king and queen size beds, suite bathroom and coffee maker.
Quay St, Yarmouth,
Isle of Wight, Bembridge
This hotel offers luxurious guest rooms with amenities like suite bathroom, comfortable beds, satellite TV, coffee maker, hair dryer, refrigerator, microwave and free internet access.
41 Quay St, Newport
This is a warm and friendly hotel, which offers premium guest rooms with amenities like a suite bathroom, tea and coffee maker, complimentary breakfast, free parking and high speed internet access.
Seaclose, Fairlee Road, Newport This hotel is situated in the heart of the city, which offers amenities like free complimentary breakfast, coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, hair dryer and free high speed internet access.
Things to do at Bembridge Windmill, England-
Bembridge Heritage Center-
This center exhibits various artifacts and pictures of Bembridge, which generally gives information about history and culture of Bembridge.
Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum-
This is a working water mill and was built in 17th century, which is very beautiful and awesome to watch.
The Apollo Theatre is the home of Apollo Players an amateur dramatics group, which presents seven productions in a year.
This is British farm house and was built in 280 AD, which is a well preserved bath suite with hypocaust central heating.
Natural History Centre (Shell Museum)-
This museum offers a wide range of collection of shells from tropical and local shores, precious and semi precious stones, minerals from around the world, local fossils, dinosaur bones and crown jewel replicas.