In the world of football, those who like visiting a new ground each week to see a game are called 'groundhoppers' (as they hop from ground to ground rather than following one specific team through a season).
The word 'hopper' is meaningful to the world of windmills too. A hopper is a "small wooden funnel that supplies grain to the millstones via the shoe". Hence a group name relevant to visiting numerous windmills and a play on mill terminology!
The group been going for a few months, but activity has picked up on it recently. Of particular interest are a number of old photos which have been posted to the various group albums, leading to lively and informed advice from other knowledgable group members.
I particularly like the following images:
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