Explore the Outdoors

Head outside and discover all the wonderful wildlife and amazing family adventures you can have in the gardens and woodland at Quarry Bank.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Families can follow the spring nature trail and immerse themselves in the sights, sounds and smells of spring. You can try your hand at some of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ and explore parts of Quarry Bank that you might never have been to before.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
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Quarry Bank

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £13.00 £11.70
Child £6.50 £5.85
Family £32.50 £29.25

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

Free for all National Trust members

Please note: members can be scanned at the garden entrances, but if you need to buy a ticket for Quarry Bank please go to Visitor Reception. Apprentice House tour tickets available from Visitor Reception, you can book onto worker's cottage tours at Styal Village Hub.

We advise early arrival as there's lots to see and do.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
22 April 2018 10:30 - 16:00 Available
23 April 2018 10:30 - 16:00 Available
24 April 2018 10:30 - 16:00 Available
25 April 2018 10:30 - 16:00 Available
26 April 2018 10:30 - 16:00 Available
27 April 2018 10:30 - 16:00 Available
28 April 2018 10:30 - 16:00 Available
29 April 2018 10:30 - 16:00 Available

Upcoming events

Lost Voices

Sun 22 Apr 2018
10:30-16:00
Lost Voices explores the experiences of women whose stories were not heard, and which are often lost to us today because of their age, status or means. Installations across Quarry Bank will bring their voices to life.

Explore the Outdoors

Sun 22 Apr 2018
10:30-16:00
Head outside and discover all the wonderful wildlife and amazing family adventures you can have in the gardens and woodland at Quarry Bank.

Nature Walk with the Rangers

Mon 23 Apr 2018
11:30-12:00
Join one of our ranger team every Monday for a special nature walk through the Southern Woods.

Garden Tour

Tue 24 Apr 2018
11:30-12:00
Join one of our garden team every Tuesday for a special guided tour.

Water Power Tour

Wed 25 Apr 2018
11:30-12:00
Join one of our expert power team every Wednesday to discover how water powered the mill.

Caring for Quarry Bank

Thu 26 Apr 2018
11:30-12:00
Join our expert archives and collections team every Thursday to discover how we look after and tell the stories of Quarry Bank.