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Address: Quarry Bank Road, Styal SK9 4LA, England
Phone Number: 44 1625 527468
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Description: Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate- The 18th century Mill, Apprentice House...
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 insight into a mill-child’s life, listen to the roar of the machinery in the mill and get closer to nature in the beautiful gardens. In addition to these attractions, we have miles of woodland to explore- perfect for a walk in all seasons!Pop into the Mill Restaurant to enjoy a snack or main meal, made with delicious local, seasonal food or picnic on the mill meadow. For a special treat, why not book one of our function rooms and a bespoke menu tailored to your groups needs? Quarry Bank at Styal is a day out to remember.
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Great day, plenty of activities to keep children entertained, including a great tour of the apprentice house.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great day, plenty of activities to keep children entertained, including a great tour of the apprentice house.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit. A great day out whatever your age. This National Trust property is a must see it gives a insight into the history surrounding the mill and the mill workers. The working mill machines and hand spinning/weaving demonstrations are brilliant. Well done National Trust.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

An interesting old cotton mill showing the processes involved to produce cloth before and after the industrial revolution. Plenty to see including gardens and an apprentice house.

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Yorba Linda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We were surprised by how huge the building was! It is a self guided tour and you follow the signs. There are quite a few stairs. They did an excellent job with demonstrations. It is amazing how the machines work and they start some of them up to show you the process! Everyone was so very friendly! The gardens were... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Lovely atmosphere,very freindly staff,Matt and his team do a fantastic job,.very clean food great,fantastic atmosphere.

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Belfast, N. Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I joined the NT back in March and am trying to make the most of my membership. This is by far the best place I have visited to date. The mill is a fascinating place, the gardens are excellent and the Apprentice House was well worth a visit. I enjoyed Lobscouse in the restaurant. Helpful and friendly staff. Was there... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The best of the best National Trust properties. We were here from opening time until closing time, and still didn't see it all. We started with a guided tour of the Apprentice House led by a lovely young lady in period costume. Then an extended walk around the beautiful gardens and along the bank of the River Bollin. As it... More 

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Hamilton,UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had a fantastic day here. Visited the Mill, Apprentice House and Gardens and loved it. Lots to see and great demonstrations off life in the mill and the typical life of the children's in the Apprentice House. Gardens are amazing and well worth a visit. Would totally recommend this place. Worth every penny.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had wanted to visit this National Trust attraction for a long time. We started with the Apprentice House which is a recreation of how the NT believes it was in the early 19c.The young female guide was very good, amusing and informative. We then walked to Styal village and its chapel (Only open one day per month!) and back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The staff and volunteers really make a difference! From the entrance to the car park it was a feeling that they were pleased that you had chosen to visit their 'house' so that they could show it off. It's a well balance place with the industrial history of the cotton mills to the social history of the Apprentices and plenty... More 

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Address: Quarry Bank Road, Styal SK9 4LA, England
Phone Number: 44 1625 527468
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Styal

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