Visiting Quarry Bank: what you need to know

Visitors walking the gardens at Quarry Bank

The gardens, estate, mill, Apprentice House, mill owner's house, restaurant, café and shops at Quarry Bank are open. Please read this article carefully so you know what to expect from your visit to Quarry Bank.

Planning your visit

Entry is free for National Trust members, but please bring your membership card with you. Non-members will need to pay on arrival. Parking is free for all visitors to Quarry Bank.


Staying safe

If you’re showing any of the symptoms of coronavirus, or if you've been in contact with anyone that has the virus in the last 14 days, please don’t visit.

What's open?

Car park: 8am – 8pm (car park gates lock at 8pm).

Estate: 8.30am – 5pm

Garden: 10.30am – 5pm (last entry 4.15pm).

Mill: 10.30am-5pm (last entry at 4.15pm), every day. 

Apprentice House: 11am-4pm (last entry at 3.30pm), every day. There are a limited number of daily tours, please enquire on arrival.

Quarry Bank House: 11am - 4pm (last entry 3.30pm), every day.

Village Hub and Workers Cottage: we're sorry but the Village Hub and Workers Cottage remain closed.

Toilets: 10am – 5pm. Located in the Mill Yard and Upper Garden. Accessible toilets and baby changing available.

Eating and shopping

Garden Café: 10.30am – 5pm, every day. Indoor and outdoor seating available.

Stables Ice Cream Parlour: 10.30am - 5pm, weekends only. Takeaway only.

Weaving Shed Restaurant: 10.30am-4pm, every day. Indoor seating available.

Mill shop: 10.30am – 5pm, every day.

Second hand book shop: 10.30am – 5pm, every day.

Garden shop: 12pm – 4pm, Monday - Thursday. 12pm - 5pm Friday - Sunday.


Blue badge parking available.

Steep and rugged paths between Upper and Lower gardens. Rugged paths in woodland

Toilets: accessible toilet open in the Mill Yard and Upper Garden.

Please note that the Mill lift is currently not in full operation. If you require an accessible visit, please contact us in advance on 01625 527468.

Shuttle buggy: Shuttle buggy service offering transfers to various parts of the site, including Visitor Reception and the Mill Yard, is available. Please speak to Visitor Reception on arrival. The buggy can carry foldable wheelchairs.

Carers and essential companions accompanying disabled visitors can visit free of charge.