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Anson Engine Museum, Poynton

Anson Engine Museum, Poynton

A multi award-winning museum.

Heritage Attractions & Museums

Cheshire's Peak District is packed full of quirky museums, magnificant National Trust (NT) properties and a range of heritage attractions.

Discover a colourful family history at Lyme Park (NT), learn about Macclesfield's textile heirtage at Macclesfield Silk Museums, fire your pistons at the Anson Engine Museum, an award winning collection of over 200 gas and oil engines or visit Knutsford Heritage Centre, home to the Millennium tapestry.

While in Knutsford visit Tatton Park, one of the UK's most complete historic estates. The Mansion, Gardens, Farm and Old Hall, 1000 acre deer park and speciality shops & eateries offer something for everyone along with over 100 events annually.

Browse the list of heritage attractions and museums in Cheshire's Peak District below:

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  1. Add Tabley House to your Itinerary

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    Tabley House

    Knutsford

    A fine Palladian house designed by John Carr of York, built in 1761 for the Leicester family, who lived at Tabley for 700 years.

  2. Add Paradise Mill to your Itinerary

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    Paradise Mill

    Macclesfield

    Step back in time at Paradise Mill. Experience a working day 'at Mill' with this award-winning museum.

  3. Add Tatton Park - The Old Hall to your Itinerary

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    Tatton Park - The Old Hall

    Knutsford

    The Old Hall is set in an enclosure in the parkland between the beautiful mere and the site of an Anglo Saxon village with its landscape history trail.

  4. Add Lyme  to your Itinerary

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    Lyme

    Macclesfield

    For a tranquil walk explore the Edwardian rose garden, ravine garden or luxurious herbaceous borders next to the reflecting lake where a certain Mr Darcy met Miss Bennett in the BBC production of 'Pride and Prejudice'.

  5. Add Arley Hall & Gardens to your Itinerary

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    Arley Hall & Gardens

    Arley Hall & Gardens is one of the most interesting and attractive stately homes in the North West. 

  6. Add Silk Museum, Park Lane to your Itinerary

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    Silk Museum, Park Lane

    Macclesfield

    Take a trip to the Silk Museum- see real life silk worms, discover how silk is made, explore the history of textile machinery and looms in our machinery gallery with demonstrations every Tuesday.

  7. Add Knutsford Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    Knutsford Heritage Centre

    Knutsford

    Knutsford Heritage Centre tells the town's history and is home to Knutsford's 53 sq. metre Millennium Tapestry.

    Guided walking tours.

    Exhibitions and events.

    Friends of Knutsford Heritage Centre.

  8. Add Tatton Park to your Itinerary

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    Tatton Park

    Knutsford

    Tatton Park has been featured in many film and TV productions including Casanova, Brideshead Revisited, Coronation Street and Cold Feet along with many press adverts.

  9. Add Quarry Bank (NT) to your Itinerary

    Quarry Bank (NT)

    Wilmslow

    Quarry Bank is one of Britain's greatest industrial heritage sites, showing how a complete industrial community lived.  Here you can discover the story of mill workers, entrepreneurs and how the Industrial Revolution changed the world.

  10. Add Brookside Miniature Railway to your Itinerary

    Brookside Miniature Railway

    Macclesfield

    An extensive 7.25 gauge steam and diesel-hauled miniature railway, providing a 550m ride through scenic surroundings.

  11. Add The Old Sunday School to your Itinerary

    The Old Sunday School

    Macclesfield

    The Old Sunday School examines the history of the Silk Industry in Macclesfield and features a vibrant silk costume display showcasing the Museums collection from 1830 to the present day.

  12. Add West Park Museum to your Itinerary

    West Park Museum

    Macclesfield

    Founded in 1898 by the Brocklehurst family. A small, but significant collection of Egyptian antiquities and a range of fine and decorative arts and objects.

  13. Add Bollington Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

    Bollington Discovery Centre

    Macclesfield

    Bollington Discovery Centre brings together the history of this and other great mills of Bollington, the Macclesfield Canal and shows their place and importance to the town.

  14. Add Nelson Pit Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Visitor Centre

    Cheshire

    Nelson Pit Visitor Centre is one of Poynton's hidden gems and is perfectly situated near to Poynton Marina for a relaxing afternoon with the family.

  15. Add Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

    Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

    Holmes Chapel

    ***WINNER TEAM OF THE YEAR Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards 2014*** Enjoy a family day out at the Discovery Centre – whatever the weather we’re sure to inspire you.

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