Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    List an Event/Business    Contact    Login
Join the Manchester Mums Facebook Group to ask questions, seek advice, share experiences and join a vibrant and supportive community.

Quarry Bank Mill

by Lydia (follow)
A top family day out in one of Britain's greatest industrial heritage sites

Quarry Bank Mill is a fantastic day out for families, with so much to do and see you can while away many hours indeed. At Quarry Bank you can discover a complete industrial community and experience the very different worlds of owner and worker, who lived and worked here side by side.





You can have tours of the Apprentice House and wander through the Mill and see what life used to be like. On the estate there are acres of woodland to explore and there are many events held in the outdoor areas throughout the year. Make sure you follow the meandering path of the river Bollin, and cross the folly bridges as you look out for an array of wildlife and beautiful views.





The Manchester Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Manchester mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
The play areas here are really great spaces and there are two main ones for the children to visit. The natural play area provides lots of opportunities for children to explore in the great outdoors. With stepping stones made out of wood, dens and a huge seat made from a tree stump you will find that it will be very hard to leave this area. There is also another play area near the picnic area which is home to climbing frames, swings and a slide. .





There are lots of events held here throughout the year and the most recent exhibition was based around the book 'The tiger that came to tea'. We loved the storytelling sessions and my little girl was absolutely mesmerised throughout the reading. Other events based around the book include; afternoon tea with the tiger, yoga, crafts and nature walks. Don't forget to look at the Christmas meet and greets with Santa here.




Useful information:
Address: Quarry Bank Mill, Styal Rd, Styal, Wilmslow, SK9 4LA
Opening hours: The estate is open from 8:00am until 6:00pm but opening hours vary for individual attractions. Details on opening times for these can be found here

For more information click here




Featured
Running through December at Z-arts, you're invited to see an uplifting and hilarious re-telling of Black Beauty this Christmas.
6 Dec - 15 Dec
Zuo Yuezi (坐月子) is a traditional Chinese way of postnatal care in which new mothers adopt a series of self-care practices immediately after delivery.
22 Oct
Families Magazine is looking for a new franchisee to become the Editor of a new magazine in the Lancashire area…. could this be you?
The Manchester Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Manchester mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
20 Oct
Find apples, plants and pumpkins for sale, apple products and juice, apple varieties on display, logs and garden sundries for sale, home made jams, chutney and honey.
20 Oct
Join the conversation on the Manchester Mums Facebook Group
I like this Article - 1
ID: 86603
The Manchester Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Manchester mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
Calendar
Categories
January (51)
March (56)
April (44)
May (74)
June (79)
July (92)
October (87)
August (92)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version