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Journey Through Blossom

Discover the beauty of blossom at Quarry Bank and excite your senses by following our blossom trail

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

The blossom trail around Quarry Bank explores the different ways blossom is used throughout history and by different cultures. Engaging the five senses of taste, touch, sight, hearing and smell.

Pick up an activity booklet at Visitor Reception to complement you on your journey. The blossom trail is available daily from Thursday 21 March to Sunday 12 May 2024.

Plus join us in the back sheds, located in the Upper Gardens for mini blossom tree making and hammer plant printing between 11:00am-12.30pm and 1:00pm-2.30pm on the below dates:

Thursday 21 March Wednesday 10 April Thursday 11 April Saturday 20 April Sunday 21 April

Ask at Visitor Reception on the day of your visit to find out more.

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 age 3+

Meeting point

Meet at Visitor Reception

What to bring and wear

The trail is an outdoor event so please dress appropriately

Upcoming events

Event

Apprentice House Tours 

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

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on
23 Apr to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 15:15
+ 234 other dates or times
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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
23 Apr to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 234 other dates or times
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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
23 Apr to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 16:30
+ 234 other dates or times
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Daily Hydro Tours 

Enjoy a behind the scenes look at how the hydro turns the power of the River Bollin in to electricity

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on
23 Apr to 3 Nov 2024
at
14:00 to 14:45
+ 194 other dates or times