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Quarry Bank (NT)

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Styal
Cheshire
SK9 4LA

Tel: 01625 445896

quarry bank mill

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Mill & Garden or Mill & Apprentice House£13.50 per ticket
Mill only£10.00 per ticket
Mill, Garden, Apprentice House£16.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

About

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.

Watch hand spinners at work, experience the clatter of machinery and the hiss of steam engines and marvel at the powerful waterwheel.

Take the kids back in time to an era when children were to be seen and not heard by visiting the evocative Apprentice House, which housed the child labourers who worked in the mill.

Quarry Bank also has delightful gardens and in 2016, the major Heritage Lottery-funded project gives the opportunity to witness conservation in action as the glasshouse and kitchen garden are restored.

This unique 18th century garden contains fine displays of rhododendron and other spring blooms and has delightful vistas, with the River Bollin running through the valley.

Riverside walks, meandering paths and raised beds are some of the features that have been rediscovered during restoration work, reflecting the ‘picturesque’ style of the original design.

Quarry Bank's archive provided the inspiration for Channel 4's popular drama, The Mill. The series was a blend of fact and fiction, inspired by the people and stories of Quarry Bank’s history.  The programme followed the lives of the mill owners, mill workers and apprentices as they continue to navigate their way through a time of rapid change

Situated in the historic site of the original Weaving Shed, built in the 1830s, the Mill Café now offers you a place to relax and enjoy a delicious meal after exploring all that Quarry Bank has to offer. Treat yourself to the daily delicious dishes, the café serves fresh, seasonal food. Everything from hot dishes to sandwiches and soup as well as a scrumptious range of homemade cakes.

In a rush? On busy days the Pantry serves sandwiches, drinks and ice cream to go.The café serves hot food between 12pm and 2.30pm.

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Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • All Weather Attraction

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Civil Weddings
  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow signs for airport and then B5166 to Cheadle. Stay on B5166 past Styal village and Quarry Bank Mill is signposted.

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Opening Times

Mill & Apprentice House - Check website for opening times (1 Jan 2017 - 29 Dec 2017)
Garden - Check website for opening times (16 Feb 2017 - 3 Nov 2017)

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