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An amazing cotton mill with working machinery

This is a truly remarkable place staffed with very friendly volunteers and staff who are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
swift-simba
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Camberley, United Kingdom
Fantastic place to visit and lesrn

Went to Quarry bank Mill and learnt so much about the way things were centuries ago. Thank goodness... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fred W
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Coventry, 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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Quarry Bank Mill Quarry Bank Road, Styal SK9 4LA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a truly remarkable place staffed with very friendly volunteers and staff who are justifiably proud of the mill and are only to pleased to answer any questions you may have. We were lucky to be able to go round the apprentice house when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to Quarry bank Mill and learnt so much about the way things were centuries ago. Thank goodness we moved on. Was allowed to use a camera. Thank you national trudt

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A group of us visited this fascinating place whilst staying in Cheshire on holiday. This was a very interesting place despite the heavy rain and can thoroughly recommend a trip to see this cotton mill.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited late on in the day during summer when the mill was closed for the installation of the lift. Liking what little we saw, we decided to visit again in Autumn for the full experience. At the time of writing, the entrance fee for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends recommended that we pay the Quarry Bank Mill a visit and I'm glad that we did, we had a brilliant visit going round the grounds and visiting the mill. The huge working water wheel is remarkably well-preserved with particularly good demonstrations and talks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great NT property, love the format utilising examples to illustrate the mills history, and development over the years. Nice lunch too.....well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Simon T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit to Quarry Bank Mill. It's an unusual property and gives great insight into this piece of history. It was great to see the old machinery actually working and learn about each step in the process. We even got in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting visit to the NT property well worth the entrance fee of £20.00. Plenty to see and take in. The guide book id only £4.00 and full of information. Allow plenty of time as lots to see. Book the guided tours (free) on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today. We didnt visit the mill as we have done that before. We booked onto the Village hub to see No 13 of the villagers cottages. It us the only one you can visit but the guide gives plenty of information for you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Linda L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place, we loved hearing about the lives of the workers and especially loved our visit to the house to hear about how the children ‘apprentices’ lived! Such a precious piece of history, the national trust are doing a superb job of looking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JoN1447
November 21, 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
September 3, 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
August 27, 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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