Quarry Bank

Elevated view of the mill exterior surrounded by autumn trees

Important notice -

Please check the Facilities & Access page for details on what’s open. You will need to book your visit in advance. Check What’s On for the latest information and to book. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking.

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

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Quarry Bank

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

The car park, mill, gardens and woodland at Quarry Bank are open. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. You will need to book your visit in advance. Check What’s On for the latest information and to book. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Quarry Bank (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Thu 29 Oct 2020
10:30-11:00
Book your timed entry to visit Quarry Bank.

A Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity trail at Quarry Bank

Wed 25 Nov 2020
10:30-16:00
Join Peter Rabbit™ and friends to solve puzzles, get closer to nature and have your very own winter adventure on this activity trail around the Upper Garden.
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Things to see and do

Autumn at Quarry Bank

Family fun at Quarry Bank

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Eating and shopping

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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

Details of three portraits

Addressing the Trust's connections to slavery and colonialism

Quarry Bank, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, has direct links to colonialism. Learn more about what we are doing to address the histories of slavery and colonialism at our places.

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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