New post mill at South Walsham opens with steam engine attractions

South Walsham Post Mill

South Walsham Post Mill - Credit: Mike Page

South Walsham mill and site will be open to visitors on Sunday, July 23, from 2pm to 5.30pm in aid of the Big C cancer charity.

South Walsham mill is a new post mill, designed and built in the local style by millwright Richard Seago. The mill site is home to various other restoration projects including steam engines, tractors and farm wagons. Items on display include the recently returned to Norfolk steam engine from Broads Pleasure Steamer Queen of the Broads and the former Haddiscoe and Somerton Easton and Amos ‘grasshopper’ steam engines.

There will be teas, cakes and bookstall. Local author Sheila Hutchinson will be in attendance with her local history books.

Admission: adults £2.50 (to Big C) and children free.

Find the site in Mill Road, South Walsham, NR13 6DF. Call 01603 270214.