Visitor Information

Cogglesford Watermill is situated in a picturesque setting on the River Slea, in the market town of Sleaford.

It helps to form a heritage ‘triangle’ of attractions – The National Centre for Craft & Design and Navigation House, a restored canal office, are both within the same half-mile stretch of the river. Details of the Riverside Walk are downloadable at the bottom of this page. You can also try the Sleaford Riverside Heritage Walk which takes in many points of interest giving you the change to explore the history of the local area.

Opening Times

1 April to 31 October: Monday to Friday 12pm to 4pm, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am to 4.30pm.
1 November to 31 March: Saturday and Sunday only, 12pm to 4pm.


Access to Cogglesford Watermill remains free however please note that from 1 April 2017 there will be a modest charge for group and school visits only. This is to cover additional costs incurred at the site.

Charges for special events may apply. Please contact the mill for further information.  

For health and safety reasons, anyone aged under 14 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Car Parking

Cogglesford Watermill has a limited space Pay & Display Car Park (first two hours free). There are two large long stay car parks close by, from where you can take a pleasant stroll along the riverside footpath to the Mill.

Disabled Access

Unfortunately due to the nature of the building, disabled access is to the ground floor of the Mill only. There is a fully accessible toilet on the ground floor. Please see our access statement for more information.

Group Bookings

Group and educational visits are welcome if made by prior arrangement with the Mill.

Group visits welcome

More information

For more information on where to where to eat, where to stay and where to visit, visit You can also read the 2015 Days Out and Leisure Guide by clicking here.