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  • National Trust
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Wildlife & Nature Event, Sun 17 Jun 2018, free entry


Horsey Windpump

Horsey Windpump

Fully restored and once again standing proud over the broadland landscape, Horsey Windpump is complete with new cap and turning patent sails. Explore this historic mill and discover it’s fascinating story.
Horsey Windpump


The Swallowtail is the UKs largest butterfly and is unique to this corner of the Norfolk Broads. Come and visit our wildlife garden where staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions about this beautiful and extremely rare butterfly, and hopefully, weather permitting, you will be able to view this magnificent creature for yourself.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 17 Jun 2018 11:00 to 15:00
Turn up at any point during the event


Free entry

Parking charges apply (free for National Trust members).
If you wish to visit the Windpump then normal admission charges apply (free for National Trust members)

Also at this Venue

  • Horsey WindpumpHorsey Windpump

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 12 - Sun 13 May National Mills Weekend
Sun 17 Jun Swallowtail Watch



    Norfolk Coast Office

    01263 740241


    Nr Great Yarmouth,
    NR29 4EE


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted



    See location of Horsey Windpump on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TG 456225  Lat: 52.74446 Long: 1.63839

    By Road:
    Take B1152 to Martham - follow signs to Somerton and Horsey. From Stalham take B1151 - join B1159 via Sea Palling to Horsey. From Great Yarmouth - follow A149 then B1159 via Hemsby and Winterton-on-Sea to Horsey.

    By Public Transport:
    From Acle station it is 10 miles to Horsey Windpump.

    Parking: with charge

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • Yesis solid
    • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

    Public Areas

    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
      • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
      • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesBaby changing facilities
    • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
    • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


    • YesHearing loop system
    • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
    • YesClear signage
    • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
    • YesAudible alarm system


    • YesEntrance is well lit


    • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
      • YesSugar free (diabetic)
      • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
      • YesLactose free (dairy free)
      • YesVegetarian
    • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair