Mill is well preserved with working machinery as it would have been in Victorian times. The apprentice house can now be visited without being on a guided tour & there are well informed staff to answer questions. The gardens are also worth a visit & will look amazing once the glasshouse is completed.
A great family day out at Quarry Bank Mill with a teenager and an 8 year old. The staff were very welcoming and helpful at the entrance, informing us of the guided tour around the apprentice house (timed visits). We are members of the NT and wasn't sure if we would have time to see both the mill and the... 更多
An excellent place to visit and one of the best museums I've visited mainly because of the live demonstrations. On our arrival, we were invited to take a guided tour of the Apprentice's House (timed entries) so we did that first and it was quite an insight. For apprentice read child since much of the workforce was made up of... 更多
Given the unpredictability of the motorways in rush hour, our family planned to drive a couple of hours to Manchester airport and look for an alternative to sitting in the airport killing time. We were recommended Quarry Bank Mill and the added bonus was that our International National Trust membership got one last workout (it would be expensive to visit... 更多
Dogs were allowed round the grounds and gardens. Friendly staff with good working knowledge of the machines. The tour of the Apprentice House is well worth a visit, our guide was very informative and quite witty. The young bloke who was working at the cafe with out door seating was a star. The gardeners and the ladies using the spinning... 更多
The mill was really interesting with informative demonstrations, the village was also interesting as well as pretty and there are some lovely walks. A thorough full and enjoyable day.
We visited with two children.in a pram and the first thing we noted was that there was plenty of parking and that the maps told you how many steps are on each route and the inclines of slopes for walks which is great to know when pushing a double buggy. First place we visited was the restaurant. Which was good... 更多