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Quarry Bank Mill, Styal

Grid reference: SJ 834 829
OS sheet: 109
Postcode: SK9 4LA
2 miles N of Wilmslow, signposted off B5166. 2 miles from J5 of the M56.

A 5-storey Georgian cotton mill, built in 1784. Now a working museum of the cotton textile industry, with working looms and other machinery, powered by a 50-ton Fairbairn waterwheel and a working 1840s steam engine. Owned by the National Trust.

Opening times 2018
Mill closed for lift installation until 23rd July to 5th November, then open daily, 10.30-17.00. 7th November - 30th December, Wednesday to Sunday 10.30-16.00. See web site for further details. Groups during opening hours by prior arrangement.

National Mills Weekend Opening Times 2018
Mill not open due to lift installation. Grounds and other buildings, Saturday & Sunday 10.30 - 17.00

Reception Office, tel. 01625 527468.
Recorded information, tel. 01625 445896.


Web site