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A family having a picnic on the lawn at Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire
Visitors on the lawn at Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

Houses and buildings in Cheshire and Greater Manchester

From grand mansions with opulent state rooms to a restored working mill, there is something for everyone to discover in the houses and buildings around Cheshire and Greater Manchester.

Houses and buildings to visit in Cheshire and Greater Manchester

View of the Mill across the lower gardens at Quarry Bank
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Quarry Bank 

Step inside the mill which led the way into the Industrial Revolution and experience the machines in action. Visit the homes of mill owner and worker to see what life here was like.

View of the South Front of the house over the lake at Lyme Park, Cheshire
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Lyme 

Step inside the house and discover unusual objects and strange secrets as you walk through six centuries of family history at Lyme in Cheshire.

Oil painting on canvas, Dunham Massey: Bird's-eye View from the South, by Adriaen Van Diest
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Dunham Massey 

Explore the Georgian house at Dunham Massey, see the extensive collection, and uncover the stories of those who lived and worked here.

Staff in traditional dress giving talk in the courtyard at Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire
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Little Moreton Hall 

While modern life rushes by outside, Little Moreton Hall, encircled by a moat, survives as a Tudor fantasy, transporting you back to another time.

A view of the south elevation of the mansion at Tatton Park, Cheshire on a sunny day.
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Tatton Park 

Explore the mansion at Tatton Park, a National Trust property cared for by Cheshire East Council. Discover its opulent state rooms, vast collection and complete servants’ quarters.

The fully restored medieval building of Nether Alderley Mill, Cheshire
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Nether Alderley Mill 

Concealed under the long sloping roof of this medieval building is a fully restored, working corn mill.

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Houses to explore further afield

Visitors in the garden at Gawthorpe Hall, Lancashire: a child stands on railings with the house in the background

Houses and buildings in Liverpool and Lancashire 

From the Elizabethan architecture of Gawthorpe Hall to the homes that were the birthplace of the Beatles, there's plenty to discover inside the buildings we look after in Liverpool and Lancashire.

View up the garden path at Hill Top, Cumbria, in spring.

Houses and buildings in the Lake District 

Alongside its natural outdoor wonders the Lake District also has many inspiring houses and buildings to visit, from the impressive Allan Bank where Wordsworth once lived, to the former farmhouse of Beatrix Potter.

Visitors outside the 18th-century mansion at Nostell Priory

Houses and buildings in Yorkshire 

Discover Yorkshire's history with visits to the grand halls of Nostell, East Riddlesden and Nunnington, while the ruins of Fountains Abbey will give you a different perspective.

View of the north east front of Tredegar House, Newport on a sunny day

Houses and buildings in Wales 

Explore magnificent Welsh mansions and their collections, from ancestral homes to buildings designed by renowned architects. Discover the history and tales from bygone days, in breath-taking settings across Wales.

Visitors walking in the parkland in summer at Lyme Park, Cheshire

Discover more in Cheshire and Greater Manchester

Great houses and glorious gardens, moorland landscapes and medieval deer parks around Cheshire and Greater Manchester.