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We visited on a very hot, sunny day.
It is quite a hike up to the windmill but the farmer keeps it lovely and neat so the walking is ok.
The windmill itself is simply spectacular and the views are utterly breathtaking.
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Visited whilst on holiday and used it for some photographic experimentation. The light at sunset or sunrise is stunning and the position of the mill lends itself well to photography. Well worth a visit. Parking is on a side road nearby but it t is...More
A hidden gem off the beaten track, this unusual windmill, built in 1632, boast great views from all sides. Also in view is the site of a Roman settlement. A short walk from the road takes you to this wonder and it is well worth...More
A seventeenth century windmill (that is open once a year and brought into working order) on a hilltop overlooking Warwickshire. Easy access from Windmill Hill Lane and limited (free) parking. A short walk to the windmill on grassy path, probably not suitable for wheelchairs or...More
Chesterton Mill can be seen for miles around (including from the M40). It is a local landmark.
I walk up to the mill every so often for the wonderful views. It also has an interesting history. I recommend it.
Chesterton Windmill was built in the 1600s, designed by Inigo Jones to make use of the high setting to catch the wind and grind corn. A very ornate stone building with large wooden sails. The Windmill still works on certain open days where you can...More
Fantastic location - go on a windy, sunny, partially cloudy day and you will get a great sense of its position. Did it ever turn ? Apparently so, never been inside - one day anyway its very impressive.