2019 Opening Dates

Roundel transparent white background and edge 97 copyVisitors are welcome at the Mill on Thursday Mornings throughout the year when volunteers are working on site and depending on the level of maintenance activity may be available to give a guided tour.

In 2019 the mill will be open on the first Sunday of each month, when we hold Special Event Days and Open Afternoons. In addition we will also be open for National Mills Weekend on the 12th May.

Opening Date What's On Times
7th April Open Afternoon 2pm-5pm
5th May Special Event Day 11pm-5pm
12th and 13th May National Mills Weekend : Opening times will be available nearer the date.
2nd June Open Afternoon 2pm-5pm
7th July Open Afternoon 2pm-5pm
4th August Open Afternoon 2pm-5pm
1st September Special Event Day 11pm-5pm
6th October Open Afternoon 2pm-5pm

Special Event Days

On Special Event Days we run several regular activities and host varied attractions.  The mill itself is also open, with refreshments, mill gifts and memorabilia available.

A free shuttle bus will be provided (on special event days only) every 20 minutes from The Thatched Inn, Ockley Lane. Groups can also be picked up by shuttle bus from Hassocks Station by prior arrangement.  Please contact us if you are interested.

Entry is by a Voluntary Donation of £5 per person or £10 per family.

Open Afternoons

On Open Afternoons volunteers available to give guided tours and serve refreshments.

There is no parking at the mill but it can be reached with a pleasant walk via Oldlands Lane, Keymer, or Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling.

Entry is by a Voluntary Donation of £3 per person or £5 per family.

We always welcome new volunteers to help on these days (this may be on stalls, giving guided tours, serving refreshments etc.), or to contribute to our publicity drives and to support our fund-raising activities.  Fred Maillardet will be very pleased to hear from anyone who feels they could contribute in any way. Tel: 01273 842342.