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Drinkstone Post Mill, Drinkstone

Drinkstone Post Mill, Drinkstone, Suffolk IP30 9SP View on map

16th to early 17th century post mill, likely to be the oldest surviving in England. Part of the Drinkstone Mills conservation area containing the smock mill and other buildings associated with nearly 400 years of milling activity. The central post has been dated to 1587.


Opening Arrangements

Sundays 3 April - 30 October plus public/bank holidays and Mills Open Weekend 12noon - 5pm.


Junction 47 off the A14 between Woolpit and Drinkstone, mills are on the right side of the Woolpit road. Rail: Bury St Edmunds or Stowmarket (8 miles).

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No