About the Norfolk Windmills Trust

The Norfolk Windmills Trust formed in 1963. It operates as a registered charity (1033274) for the preservation of:

  • Windmills, watermills and drainage mills of historic interest, their sites and remains
  • Machinery for milling corn, saw milling, grist milling, paper milling and other similar industrial purposes, or pumping water
  • Buildings supplementary to, and occupied with, such mills, sites or machinery

The Trust cares for 21 buildings across Norfolk, 13 are owned or leased by Norfolk County Council.


The Norfolk Windmills Trust operates with 9 Trustees who serve for 5 years.

3 Trustees are nominated by Norfolk County Council, 2 are nominated by the Broads Authority and 4 are co-opted members.

For more information on how you could become a trustee, email the Mills Adviser or write to

Norfolk Windmills Trust,
Union House,
NR20 4DR