Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate The 18th century Mill, Apprentice House and Gardens provide the setting for a fantastic visit.
January 13, 2020
Fascinating refurbished working cotton mill, used as a real life museum. Great for kids and anyone looking to see how Manchester gained its name “cottonopolis”
January 8, 2020
One of Britain’s greatest industrial heritage sites. Includes the mill school and hidden gardens.
April 30, 2015
National Trust Estate - Nice walks
Jon & Java
July 30, 2015
Working cotton mill that's great for kids and for a day out of the city. A good opportunity to learn a little about the region's industrious past...
January 23, 2019
Set amongst Styal Woods. This is a great place to visit for a stroll through the woods (becomes a carpet of bluebells in spring) or to visit the Mill ( National Trust). The cotton mill was the heart of working life at Quarry Bank. Visit the mill to discover how Samuel Greg founded his cotton empire…
August 27, 2018
This was one of the many textile weaving Mills of the industrial Revolution and is now kept as a museum to the cotton industry .
September 4, 2014
Go back in time seeing how a cotton mill works. Lovely area to walk round
July 29, 2014
Visit The Mill, The Apprentice House, enjoy the gardens, machinery demonstrations, explore the woods.
September 10, 2018
Lovely walks, gardens, coffee shops and you can visit the Cotton Mill.
“The Jodrell Bank Observatory – originally the Jodrell Bank Experimental Station and from 1966 to 1999, the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories – hosts a number of radio telescopes, and is part of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester.”
“National Trust property just outside the pretty town of Knutsford (Or Cranford if you like your Elizabeth Gaskell). Huge parkland - free to enter if you walk in from the town. Lovely gardens and impressive house. About a 25 minute drive.”