Quarry Bank

Quarry Bank exterior in the frost - showing mill, mill meadow and Quarry Bank House

Important notice -

In line with government guidance, outdoor spaces only at Quarry Bank are open for local visitors to access for walks. Please continue to book your visit in advance, especially at busier times. Our lower garden is currently closed due to flood damage.

One of Britain's greatest industrial heritage sites, home to a complete industrial community

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What's on

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Quarry Bank (1 Mar - 7 Mar)

Fri 05 Mar 2021
10:30-15:00
Book your timed entry to visit Quarry Bank.
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Things to see and do

Visitors crossing a bridge over the river Bollin with Quarry Bank mill in the background

Discover the woodland estate at Quarry Bank 

Stride out on a crisp winter's day and explore the estate with our top three winter walks. Follow the bubbling River Bollin as it weaves its way through acres of historic woodland and spot winter wildlife who call Quarry Bank their home.

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History

Portrait of Samuel Greg who founded Quarry Bank

Samuel Greg and the beginnings of Quarry Bank 

Discover the origin of Quarry Bank and the man behind the vision, Samuel Greg.

Image of the waterwheel at Quarry Bank

Power at Quarry Bank 

The history of power at Quarry Bank encompasses the harnessing of a mighty river, a series of steam engines, a leap of faith in water turbines and, above all, the hard work of skilled labourers. Discover the story of power at Quarry Bank in this digital exhibition.

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Our work

Staff and volunteers planting trees at Quarry Bank

Our work in the outdoors at Quarry Bank 

Beyond the hustle and bustle of the mill, our team of rangers and volunteers are busy working in all seasons and all weather, caring for the great outdoors at Quarry Bank. Find out about the work they do and the projects we’re involved in to help wildlife and nature thrive.

Building works at Quarry Bank

The Quarry Bank Project 2015-2020 

Over the past four years Quarry Bank has been at the centre of one of the largest projects in the National Trust’s history. New areas have been restored and for the first time ever visitors can now explore the complete industrial heritage site at Quarry Bank. Discover how this £9.4 million project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and thousands of generous donors, has transformed how you experience and learn about Quarry Bank.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Quarry Bank on the National Trust Collections website