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Quarry Bank

151 Bloomsbury Ln, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 6NY, UK

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

About Quarry Bank

Quarry Bank is one of Britain's greatest industrial heritage sites, showing how a complete industrial community lived. Here you can discover the story of mill workers, mill owners and how the Industrial Revolution changed our world forever. It was established by Samuel Greg, and was notable for innovations both in machinery and also in its approach to labour relations, the latter largely as a result of the work of Greg's wife, Hannah Lightbody.

Attractions near Quarry Bank

Wythenshawe Park and Gardens2.89km from Quarry Bank

This beautiful park is located in south Manchester, at the junction of the M60 and M56, between Wythenshawe, Baguley, Brooklands, Northern Moor, and Northenden.  It consists of over 100 hectares of open parkland dating from the 13th Century, with historic and ornamental woodlands, open grassland and beautiful wildflower meadows.  The park hosts a great range of year-round leisure and educational opportunities for all ages which includes a varied activities and events program.

Sale Water Park4.34km from Quarry Bank

Sale Water Park is a man-made lake built in the early 1970s as a bi-product of the M60 motorway construction. The water park is a 152-acre site of which a third is taken up by the lake. It is in an area of the green belt running through the Mersey Valley and is owned by Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council.  Sale Water Park provides important recreational facilities and wildlife reserves, as well as forming part of the flood defenses for the surrounding area of Trafford.

Chorlton Water Park4.55km from Quarry Bank

Chorlton Water Park is a Local Nature Reserve comprising a lake surrounded by grasslands and woodlands. There is a car park, small playground, picnic benches and a network of accessible paths. The Chorlton Water Park is a Local Nature Reserve comprising a lake surrounded by grasslands and woodlands. There is a car park, small playground, picnic benches and a network of accessible paths.

Dunham Massey Park5.03km from Quarry Bank

Dunham Massey’s deer park covers an area of 192.7 acres and features formal avenues, woodland, and parkland. Its pasture-woodland is occupied by a herd of fallow deer that have been resident in the park for hundreds of years. The Gardens at Dunham Massey are home to historic features such as an Orangery, Pump House, Victorian Bark House, and the remains of an Elizabethan Mount. Snowdrops, daffodils, and bluebells provide an ever-changing landscape of colors and scents.

National Trust - Dunham Massey5.38km from Quarry Bank

Dunham Massey is an Elizabethan house which was extensively remodelled by John Norris in 1732-40 for the 2nd Earl of Warrington. the Garden at Dunham Massey is a great plantsman's garden with interesting historic features such as the Orangery, Pump House, Victorian Bark House and the remains of an Elizabethan Mount. The stately home was designated a Grade One listed-building on 5 March 1959.

Fletcher Moss Park6.04km from Quarry Bank

Fletcher Moss Botanical Garden is situated in Didsbury, Manchester, England, between the River Mersey and Stenner Woods. This 90-acre park was acquired as a gift from Alderman Fletcher Moss in 1914. Renowned for their botanical beauty, the gardens contain many antiquated and unusual plants and flowers. It is part botanical garden and part wildlife habitat, but also offers recreational facilities such as recently refurbished tennis courts, rugby and football pitches, and a family-run café, The Al

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