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Quarry Bank Mill

Quarry Bank Mill Quarry Bank Road, Styal SK9 4LA, England
+44 1625 527468
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Great day out.

I have just had a thoroughly enjoyable day at Quarry Bank Mill. It is a very informative visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dannykimweed
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Excellent Day Out

Visited again after a visit 18 months ago. They are in the process of building another car park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pax27nch
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Quarry Bank Mill Quarry Bank Road, Styal SK9 4LA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just had a thoroughly enjoyable day at Quarry Bank Mill. It is a very informative visit giving insights into the lives of our ancestors. The Mill has many working machines that gives a feel of how hard life was in days gone by...More

Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited again after a visit 18 months ago. They are in the process of building another car park and visitors information center at edge of car park. The apprentice house still has a very interesting tour guide. The Mill and machinery are demonstrated often during...More

Thank pax27nch
Reviewed 1 week ago

I last visited Quarry Bank about 30 years ago and the changes are enormous. The mill is working and the talks about how it works are really good, lots of information. Lovely gardens and a restored glass house. There is a cafe but it gets...More

Thank Sid C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit of a bloke trip - never.This NT venue is ideal for ALL the family. Easy to get to,good parking,beautiful gardens,range of catering and an NT shop that was laid out better than Liberty's.But the true gem was the mill.It was fascinating,and with a little...More

Thank Daydreamer43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Quarry Bank Mill today. What a wonderful place. Machinery and Mill water wheel all still in working order. Regular demonstration of weaving by hand right through to the wheel powered machines. Staff extremely knowledgeable and ready to answer questions. We are members of...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Quarry Bank for a family day out. It is located near to Manchester International Airport and it is easy to get to. The is a large car park but it can get very busy. We arrived at about 12:00 and the car park...More

Thank ChristopherHarrington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out. Industrial and social history, lovely gardens and a beautiful setting close to Manchester. Loved it! Good tearoom too!

Thank westwalesfoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unexpected visit worked out well for this location - set in a former cotton mill this National Trust is really well worth the visit, the location is great and even though it was very busy the way the place is run made it feel...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't been to QBM for a while and were seriously impressed by the changes, when we visited today. The new layout inside the mill really works, but the star of the show is the Victorian garden, complete with restored greenhouses, shop and cafe. Great...More

Thank pbh73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Trust do a marvellous job making a visit to Quarry Bank Mill so worthwhile. The demonstrations and information makes you realise how hard life was for the workers. I do not think we realised how much effort went into making cotton before our...More

Thank Margaret J
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Clare301987
Do you have to pay to walk around the surrounding?
29 March 2017|
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Response from aelloy | Reviewed this property |
I think the grounds are free but apprentice house etc quite expensive-much better value to join national trust then visit all local properties free
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Charles B
How much does it cost to go round the mill
1 March 2017|
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Response from JamboDerbyshire | Reviewed this property |
Free entry if you are a member of the National Trust.
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lynne l
Are headphones available to guide one around? Is the Quarry open free on National Trust Open days in September if so would one need to book or just take a chance on the day?
15 February 2017|
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Response from helennw | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see headphones, but there are lots of staff/volunteers in the mill demonstrating machinery. The exhibits have clear written guidance. There are free maps and walks available too. If you are a member of the National... More
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