Nutley Windmill Featured on New Stamp

A new set of stamps are to be issued on 20th June depicting Mills of the United Kingdom.  From all the other wonderful windmills Nutley Windmill has been chosen to represent England and can be seen on the first class stamp. Royal Mail highlighted the cultural importance of our historic

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A Journey Through The Archives

Thank you to all who came to our talk last night. We were treated to a journey through the Uckfield and District Preservation Society archives by our own Heritage Education Officer & Archivist Maria Kirk. Maria shared with us the fascinating diaries of Uckfield business man George St. John Smith

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National Volunteers Week

It’s National Volunteers Week from today. A big thank you to all our volunteers across Uckfield and District Preservation Society sites: Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre, Nutley Windmill and UDPS Charity Shop. We couldn’t run without you! Interested in getting involved? See our website for more information or pop along to

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Don’t Forget: We are open to the public every Friday

Bridge Cottage is open to the public every Friday. Come and have a look around. Here’s Lovely Madeline in our shop ready to great you.  

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Open Day & Half Term Fun [2nd June 2017]

Bring the family along to Bridge Cottage during half term for some fun! Entry price includes a children’s quiz trail, crafts, exhibitions and colouring competition. £3/adult, £2/child, £8/family. 2nd June 2017, 10am – 2 pm  

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Nutley Windmill Needs Your Help!

Uckfield and District Preservation Society (UDPS) runs Bridge Cottage and Nutley Windmill. WE NEED YOUR HELP! After 49 years of caring for the mill, repairs are needed to preserve this 16th Century windmill for the future. Are you able to come along anytime between 10th-18th June to lend your service

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Nutley Mill 2016 Open Days – The Highlights

National Mills Weekend. National Mills weekend is always the second weekend of May. For many years now we have opened for this weekend. On most of these weekends we have had members of the Crowborough Amateur Radio society visit us – they try to contact as many other windmills as possible

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Weddings At The Cottage

We look forward to showcasing Bridge Cottage as a unique wedding venue at our forthcoming Wedding Exhibition & Fayre. During our exhibition we have a gorgeous gift pack to give the first couple who books their special day at Bridge Cottage. Pop in and see us to find out more

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Uckfield Scouts: Alpha Troop

Well Done Alpha Troop Uckfield Scouts for earning your ‘Local Knowledge’ Badge after attending our workshop here on Thursday evening ‘The History of Uckfield’. Maria and Nicola our Education Officers are here to welcome any local group/club/school and facilitate educational workshops/tours according to your need. More details here: http://www.bridgecottageuckfield.co.uk/school-visits/

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WW1 & WW2 and #WorldBookDay

Here is one of our visitors reading in our 1940s Living Room for #WorldBookDay Come and experience our “Lest we Forget” exhibition exploring life during WW1 & WW2 open NOW. Last few days before it closes this Friday. Open 10am-4pm. See here for good reads for children on WW2: https://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2015/may/08/what-are-the-best-childrens-books-on-the-second-world-war-ve-day

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