The Windmill grounds are open to visitors all year
round. However, we must stress there must be no
smoking anywhere within the grounds. Please
take any rubbish with you and please do not
climb on or attempt to move any part of the
Or come to one of our regular open days for a self guided tour (due to
Covid19) and view the machinery within the interior. There are also
displays on the Windmill’s history within the Roundhouse where you will
then find a mill related video, which will also be playing as part of the tour.
It makes for a different, educational and in whole a fascinating, fun day out
in Surrey for all the family
The Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture,
bringing together over 2,000 organisations, 5,500 events and 46,000
volunteers. Every year in September Lowfield Heath Windmill open their
doors to join in celebrating this heritage, community and history.
Opening Times 2020
Sunday 31st May 2pm - 5pm
Sunday 28th June 2pm - 5pm
Sunday 26th July 2pm - 5pm
Sunday 30 August 2pm - 5pm
Heritage Open days
Saturday 19th September 10am - 4pm (Tea and Cakes after 1pm) This year
we are opening in collaboration with Providence Chapel and St. Nicholas’
A walking guide will be made available at each location for a self guided
walk around Charlwood village to view 29 ‘Hidden Historic Treasures’.
We are always looking for volunteers to help us
in any way they can, if you would like to offer
your services to this very worthwhile and
rewarding ongoing project please contact:
Peter James on 01403 272664 or 07881 951400
Lowfield Heath Windmill is kept running by a
Charitable Trust. If you feel you can help us
with a donation please contact:
Peter James on 01403 272664
Why not bring the whole family or group of friends for a picnic trip out in Surrey.
We offer for a donation Tea, Coffee and home made Cakes for all our regular and heritage open days.
Group visits and special rates are available for schools and other organisations by prior arrangement. For further details
phone: 01403 272664.
Safety and access
To enter the upper floors of the Windmill there are very steep steps involved. All children (over 5 only) visiting the upper
floors MUST be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times. There is no disabled access beyond the ground floor.
Please do not smoke anywhere within the Windmill or hedged area, and take rubbish with you or place within the bin
adjacent to the refreshments. Due to Covid19 we have had to put in place social distancing measures, which MUST be
followed. Please also follow the advice and guidance of the volunteers at all times.
Rusper Road, Charlwood. Off A23 at the roundabout north of Gatwick Airport, follow signs for Charlwood. Then bear left in
village opposite village hall. Postcode: RH6 0EN. Nearest Railway Stations Horley or Gatwick then get on Metrobus route 22.
Note Metrobus route 22 does not run on weekends or bank holidays.