Quarry Bank Mill 

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It was a sunny Saturday morning when we set off early to visit Quarry Bank Mill, one of the finest places to explore Britain’s industrial heritage.  Quarry Bank is located on the Styal Estate in Wilmslow close to Manchester Airport and is now owned by the National Trust, further details can be found here.

image View of the Styal Estate approaching Quarry Bank Mill

After finding a parking space we walked down the long, steep path towards the ticket office.  For those with mobility problems it was good to see a complimentary golf buggy service available to get around the estate.  Adult admittance is a hefty £18.20 but is free of charge for National Trust members.  Whilst obtaining our tickets we were offered, at no extra charge, a fixed time slot for a guided tour of the Apprentice House.  The first available tour was at 2.45 p.m., almost three hours after…

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