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Great day out

Enjoyed a great day out, so much to see. Some lovely walks around the woods and by the river. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clare C
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Salford, United Kingdom
Good day out

We visited with 2 children aged 3 and 5. It's not a cheap day out but it can be a full day so not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cheshiretraveller57
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate- The 18th century Mill, Apprentice House and Gardens provide the setting for a fantastic visit. Gaze in amazement at the mighty steam powered waterwheel, take a tour round the enchanting Apprentice House to get an...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a great day out, so much to see. Some lovely walks around the woods and by the river. The mill was very interesting, really good information displays about and staff explaining and showing some of the machines working. Also visited the owners house and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with 2 children aged 3 and 5. It's not a cheap day out but it can be a full day so not bad value for money. Adult tickets are £18.15 and a family of 4 are £43.50. The car park is free and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Quarry Bank Mill a few times now as National Trust members. Ourselves and our children always enjoy the afternoon. The Mill is a great place to walk through and read all about its history. The grounds are lovely with plenty to see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trispen2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an interesting place to visit. We only had time for the mill as we arrived later than expected & it closes at 4.00pm which is a shame as the car park is open until 6.00pm apparently. Were able to see several machines operating as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Meryl R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our annual Christmas Dinner with 30-odd friends went famously as usual. Great food and attentive staff in a lovely atmosphere. 5-star rating

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thebiguglybusdriver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant place to visit to look back in time, only down side is there is lots of walking involved, excellent for all,the family.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trail12081854433
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked through the woods along and then across the river in beautiful autumn sunshine. We visited the owners house which has only been open the last 2 years and at present only the downstairs is available. The Mill museum is very well presented with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Quarry Bank Mill with our dog and enjoyed a pleasant stroll around the grounds. As we were just going for a walk, a member of staff at the entrance told us there was no need to pay (unlike at Speke Hall), so we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ElAlastair
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised to find out Quarry Bank was open on Boxing Day, but so pleased we looked and spent the day here. The tour of the Apprentice House was excellent. Gardens will be great in spring/summer. Really interesting seeing all the machinery working. Cafe...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kaz1965_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here on a date. I'm a national trust member my date was not- I was pretty shocked to find out that it was twenty-odd quid to get in! It's nice but it isn't worth that! You can have a full day out at chester...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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NTQuarryBank, General Manager at Quarry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jennine, I’m really sorry to read about your experience when visiting Quarry Bank. I can assure you that this is not a typical experience and falls far short of the level of service we strive to deliver to Quarry Bank’s visitors. As such, we...More

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JoN1447
21 November 2018|
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Response from Jon O | Reviewed this property |
If you travel through the first main car park, there is another Parking area with plenty of shade by the trees. Access is available from there direct to the Mill Driveway.
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jayBedfordshire
3 September 2018|
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Response from Bob-Matvegas | Reviewed this property |
Was open last Thursday. Speaking to lady in “used book shop” it opened after a re-furb ( new lift) and display update, start of last week.
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Jackie9022015
27 August 2018|
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Response from aquage | Reviewed this property |
yes one ticket covers what you need you ask at reception
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