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Brixton WIndmill

Image: Nick Weedon

A unique mill in the heart of London

"Beautifully restored - reminds me of childhood visits to East Anglian windmills". Paul Crowley, visitor

Brixton Windmill is now open for tours. You can see the full list of open days and book a tour online on our Visit page.

  • Brixton Windmill will be open for tours on four days in September - 12, 13, 19 and 20 September. On 20 September we will also be celebrating harvest festival in the park.
  • We're proud to announce that Windmill Gardens has been awarded the Green Flag Community Award, or Green Pennant. Thanks to all those involved for their hard work.
  • Free tai chi classes run in Windmill Gardens every Saturday 11am-noon.
  • Can you spare a couple of hours a month? We're always happy to welcome new volunteers, as millers, bakers or guides, or serving teas or helping out with admin. Many hands make light work!
  • Read about our training session for volunteer millers, when the stones in Brixton Windmill ground flour for the first time in 80 years. The video below was shot by London Live, who sent a camera crew to record the momentous occasion!

We now have our own YouTube channel, where you can see other videos about Brixton Windmill.

Brixton Windmill and heritage wheat

© Nick Weedon

Brixton Windmill is a tangible reminder to all Londoners of the close links that the capital had with agriculture and food production.

Mural painting in Windmill Gardens

Our image gallery includes a collection of photos of Brixton Windmill before, during and after restoration, as well as events in Windmill Gardens

Educational visits Find out more about our education programme of school visits

Friends of Windmill Gardens

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The Friends of Windmill Gardens is a local residents' group that holds regular events in the park and provides volunteer guides for visits to the windmill.

  • Get involved as a volunteer
  • Catch up with the latest on our blog
  • Support us by becoming a member
  • See photos of our activities on Flickr

The Friends of Windmill Gardens were formed in 2003 to raise the profile of Brixton Windmill and campaign for its restoration. Now the mill is working again, we are helping to educate visitors and improve the surrounding park.