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October half term 2024

There is heaps of Halloween fun to enjoy with your little ones at Quarry Bank this half term

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join us from Saturday 26 October to Sunday 3 November 2024 for a half term jam-packed with Halloween fun. No matter what the weather may bring, there is something for little ones to enjoy.

>Follow the Halloween trail around the Upper Garden.

>For some indoor fun leap on to the spider trail around the Mill.

>Enjoy Halloween themed crafts in the Learning Space. (Offered Monday to Friday only).

>Relax with a pumpkin spiced latte, whilst the children enjoy a sweet treat.

>Browse the autumn and Halloween themed range of gifts and homeware in the Mill Yard Shop.

Admission charges apply. Free entry for National Trust members.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

suitable for children of all ages

Meeting point

When you arrive go to Visitor Reception near the car park for further details

Accessibility

The Upper Garden is accessible via a series of level paths and for those with access requirements there is a lift in the Mill.

Upcoming events

Event

Exhibition: For the love of cotton 

In this exhibition we will explore the story of the past, present and future of the cotton textile industry in the North West and the world

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on
20 Jun to 3 Nov 2024
at
10:30 to 17:00
+ 136 other dates or times
Event

Apprentice House Tours 

Explore the home of the child workers of Quarry Bank on a unique tour

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on
20 Jun to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 15:15
+ 176 other dates or times
Event

Village hub and workers cottage tours 

This is your chance to see what life was like for the crowded families in the village

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on
20 Jun to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 176 other dates or times
Event

Visit Quarry Bank House 

Visit the comfortable home of the Greg family: funded by the mill and right next to it, but far away from the world of its workers

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on
20 Jun to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 16:30
+ 176 other dates or times