Four ways to join in at Quarry Bank

Volunteers working in the Apprentice House garden

Do you love Quarry Bank Mill? If you're local to the area and want to find out about the many ways you can join - by simply becoming a member of the National Trust or by joining our volunteer team - read on!

1. Volunteer

Whether you'd prefer to be felling trees, planting bulbs, helping children to learn or transcribing letters, there's something for everyone, and there are even more exciting opportunities to come.

With the Quarry Bank Project, we'll be opening Quarry Bank House, a Worker’s Cottage and restoring the Northern Woods.

This presents the perfect opportunity to get involved and become part of our team to share the history and stories of this fascinating place.The support and enthusiasm of volunteers is key to our success. 

Volunteering at Quarry Bank is a truly rewarding experience where you can indulge your interest in history and heritage and help to make visitors’ experiences even more exciting.

2. Become a member

We have 742 miles of coastline, 247,000 hectares of land and over 300 historic houses and gardens. Join the National Trust today and your membership will help to take care of Quarry Bank and all these special places – for ever, for everyone. 

To become a member pop into the Ticket and Information Office and speak to one of our friendly team - you could walk away with your membership pack on the same day, which includes your Members' Handbook and regional newsletter. 

3. Support our work

Quarry Bank has all the threads of an epic story – we need your help to tie them together. 

As part of the Quarry Bank Project we’ve launched a £1.9 million appeal to help us reunite and recreate the compelling stories of Quarry Bank, one of the world’s first industrial communities and key to the story of the Industrial Revolution. Please help us by donating today.

4. Follow us

Keep up to date with what is going on at Quarry Bank by reading the Quarry Bank Revealed blog, liking Quarry Bank Mill, Gardens and Styal Estate on Facebook or following us on Twitter. If you have taken any pictures during your visit, we'd love you to share them with us.