Windmills have four sails. Right? Wrong! Find out about mills with five, six, eight and even more sails, where they are and why. Holgate Windmill – the only double-shuttered, five sailed mill in the world – hosts a special exhibition on mill sails.
There are three other five sailers, three with six and even one with a magnificent eight, all found in Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Yorkshire. Come along and find out about these stunningly beautiful windmills, John Smeaton’s role in developing the multi-sailed mill and the lost five-sailers of East Yorkshire.
Please park on Acomb Road if possible.
For more information on Holgate Windmill and the exhibition visit holgatewindmill.org