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Quarry Bank Mill

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Address: Quarry Bank Mill Quarry Bank Road, Styal SK9 4LA, England
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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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Rain or Shine - a good day out

We have visited the mill which is interesting and a good option for a rainy day. We also got onto the guided tour of the Apprentice House & gained an insight into the lives of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have visited the mill which is interesting and a good option for a rainy day. We also got onto the guided tour of the Apprentice House & gained an insight into the lives of the children that worked there. If the weather is fine there are some good walks from the car park. Easy option is round the gardens... More 

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Appleton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited here with 2 of the 8 and the twins enjoyed the day seeing the old looms and wandering from floor to floor. Lots to see and do and the cafe was good for lunch - always a favorite event with these girls !

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Betley, Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The guides on duty were vey keen to tell us all about the machines and processes demonstrated. They really made the visit special.

Thank Lynn W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to use our NT passes for the first time this year and went here. The lady who was in the Apprentice House was really good, and the tour was both entertaining and very informative. I think this was my favourite part of the visit, but the actual mill was very interesting too! We will return in better weather to... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a terrific attraction. After seeing the brilliant 'The Mill' TV series ( set at Quarry Bank ) this has been on my bucket list for a long while. It turned out to be one of the best days out I've ever had.It adds to the experience if you are interested in the history of the place. It's easy to... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a wet and cold day we decided to make the most of our NT passes and went to Quarry Bank Mill. A superb few hours were spent wondering around the old mill. There was a mouse trail to keep the little ones entertained as they loved exploring the rooms looking for the hidden mouse. A spinning demonstration kept everyone... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well I've not been here for years and years. The Apprentice House and Mill are steeped in history and in story and we were all lost in the 1800s as we walked around. The massive water wheel is a real highlight and make sure you see it revolving on your way out. Full of engineering masterpieces. Will return in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Quarry Bank a couple of days before it closed for two weeks but despite the wind down the staff and volunteers were in fine fettle! The Welsh lady in the Apprentice House gave a very informative and entertaining tour, and the Mill itself is just fascinating and especially the working machinery. Need a whole day here really so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Full of history and charm. The new gardens and layouts are outstanding and there is so much to do in the mill it's self.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful grounds. Nicely maintained structures. Interesting tour. Be sure to walk thru the associated village where the employees used to live.

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