National Trust's Quarry Bank
Cafe or restaurant
One of Britain's greatest industrial heritage sites, home to a complete industrial community.
May - 4th Nov 2018, open daily: Mill open from 23rd July, 10:30 - 17:00 (advisory only) Apprentice House 10:30 - 16:30 Quarry Bank House 10:30 - 17:00 Garden, Cafés & Shop 10:30 - 17:00 Styal village hub and worker's cottage 11:00 - 16:30 Estate 08:00 - 18:00 5th Nov - 31st Dec, open Wed - Sun only: Mill 10:30 - 16:00 (advisory only) Apprentice House & Quarry Bank House 10:30 - 16:00 Garden, Cafés & Shop 10:30 - 16:00 Styal village hub and worker's cottage 11:00 - 16:00 (Sat - Sun only) Estate 08:00 - 18:00 (open daily)
Last admission to all venues 30 minutes before closing.
Garden closes dusk if earlier.
Apprentice House and worker's cottage tours have limited availability; early arrival advised.
Mill closed until summer 2018 for installation of passenger lift.
Dates for mill re-opening will be confirmed in July 2018.
- Wed 12th Aug
Water Power TourJoin one of our expert team for a specialised tour on all things water power. Discover how water has been used to power Quarry Bank, both past and present. The tour will also involve a short walk to see our hydroelectric generator and its features, include the turbine. Part of this involves climbing up and down a set of steps, but this part is optional. This tour will last approximately 30 minutes, and will start from the Mill entrance. There's no booking required, but normal admission charges apply.
- Wed 12th Aug + 2 more
The Lost Words: Finding Your RootsThis summer, grow your knowledge of the plants that surround us, unearth the living history of the outdoors, and plant the seeds of your own story with our crafts and activities. Part of 'The Lost Words' series of events, activities and family trail, running from 4th April-31st August.
- Thu 13th Aug
Steam Power TourJoin us for a specialised tour to find out why steam power was so important and how it changed the very fabric of Quarry Bank. The tour will last approximately 30 minutes, and will start from the Mill entrance. There's no booking required, but normal admission charges apply.