View over the gardens to Quarry Bank House and the mill at Quarry Bank

Great houses and glorious gardens, moorland landscapes and medieval deer parks – choose your day out with us in Cheshire and Greater Manchester.

Places to visit

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A family visiting the garden at Rufford Old Hall

Where you can visit 

We're reopening the places you love in the North West, safely and in line with government guidance. We recommend you book in advance for visits to gardens and parks, especially at busy times such as weekends and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking isn't always necessary. See what's open near you...

Explore places in Cheshire and Greater Manchester

Four visitors walking in Lyme Park

Walking in the North West 

Step in to summer's long days with our top walks. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of the season at special places in the North West.

View over the garden at Quarry Bank

Gardens to visit in the North West 

Wander through our wildflower meadows, explore the formal gardens, or discover kitchen gardens bursting with seasonal veg. The gardens at special places in the North West are bursting with colour all year round.

Visitors on a guided group tour with a volunteer guide

Supporter groups in Cheshire 

Why not join your local supporter group in Cheshire? You can join a more active volunteers group, or come along to a centre or an association that focuses on fundraising and fun trips and tours.


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