Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate

Further Afield

Quarry Bank overflows with the atmosphere of the Industrial Revolution. A visit to the cotton mill, built in 1784, and powered by Europe's most powerful working waterwheel, will certainly stimulate your senses.

The clattering and whirring of our heritage machinery and steam engines make an astonishing noise. Explore the progression of the cotton industry from the mediaeval era through to the 19th century, speak to our knowledgeable demonstrators to find out more. Enjoy our changing programme of exhibitions - there's always something new to see.

Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.

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