Quarry Bank

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

Important notice -

To avoid disappointment please book your weekday visit in advance. If you do not book we can not guarantee admission. Booking is essential on weekends, school holidays & bank holidays.

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

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What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

The mill, gardens, cafe, woodland and car park 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.

Peter Rabbit Winter adventure image

Peter Rabbit winter adventure activity trail  

There’s a flurry of activity in the vegetable patch. Head out on a wintry adventure and explore Quarry Bank with Peter Rabbit and his friends. Lend a hand to some of Beatrix Potter’s well-loved characters including Squirrel Nutkin, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and Jemima Puddle-Duck as they get ready for the colder months ahead. Follow the clues, solve puzzles and don’t forget to collect your special trail badge and certificate. £2 per trail, collect from Visitor Reception

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Quarry Bank (2 Dec - 6 Dec)

Fri 04 Dec 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Quarry Bank.

A Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity trail at Quarry Bank

Sat 05 Dec 2020
Join Peter Rabbit™ and friends to solve puzzles, get closer to nature and have your very own winter adventure on this activity trail starting in the Upper Garden.

Timed entry to Quarry Bank (9 Dec - 13 Dec)

Wed 09 Dec 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Quarry Bank.
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Things to see and do

Winter at Quarry Bank

Family by the wier at Quarry Bank

Family fun at Quarry Bank this winter 

The tree is up and the Christmas lights are on! Wrap up warm and head out on a frosty garden adventure to help Peter Rabbit and his friends get ready for winter. Meanwhile, Father Christmas has dropped some objects off his sleigh while flying over Quarry Bank, can you help find them all? Warm up with hot chocolates topped with marshmallows and join us for some festive family fun at Quarry Bank.

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Eating and shopping

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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

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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