STAY IN A… WINDMILL
Cley Windmill, Norfolk
Birdwatchers will be in heaven at this five-storey mill, which sits next to Cley Marshes nature reserve. Dating back to the early 19th century, the well-known Norfolk landmark can sleep up to 12 guests. From £79 per person per night (cleywindmill.co.uk).
White Beach Windmill, Anglesey
This self-catering 18th-century windmill has spectacular views over the sea to Puffin Island and is a short walk from White Beach Cove, which is perfect for swimming, fishing and picnics. Windmill from £135 per night (whitebeachholiday.co.uk).
Llancayo Windmill, Shropshire
Until recently, this mill was a ruin after a fire in 1830. Now, guests can watch the harvest taking place in the surrounding fields from the first-floor balcony and sleep comfortably in one of the six bedrooms. From £1,403 for three nights (ruralretreats.co.uk).