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Wythenshawe Park and Gardens
2.89km 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 Park
4.34km 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 Park
4.55km 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 Park
5.03km 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 Massey
5.38km 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 Park
6.04km 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
Old Trafford Cricket Ground
7.05km from Quarry Bank
A majestic ground, situated south of Manchester city centre, forms a famous sporting double act with the "other" Old Trafford, and is the third home of Lancashire County Cricket Club. Old Trafford is England's second oldest Test venue after The Oval and hosted the first Ashes Test in England in July 1884.
7.6km from 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 the headquarters of one of the largest cotton manufacturing businesses in the world. The mill sits on the banks of the River Bollin in the Styal Estate in close proximity to Manchester – the hub of Britain’s cotton industry.
7.88km from Quarry Bank
Old Trafford, also known as Emirates Old Trafford, home to the Lancashire Cricket Club, is located south of the Manchester city centre. It is also home to the famous football club Manchester United. Old Trafford has been hosting Test cricket since 1884 and holds a special place in history.
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre
7.92km from Quarry Bank
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester is the ultimate indoor LEGO Playground and offers an inspirational and unique day out for all the family! LEGOLAND Discovery Centres are designed specifically for children aged 3-10 years to enjoy – everything is child-sized.
8.27km from Quarry Bank
The Imperial War Museum North is a majestic museum, which tells the story of how war has affected the lives of British and the Commonwealth citizens since 1914. The museum occupies a site overlooking the Manchester Ship Canal on Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, an area which during the Second World War was a key industrial centre and consequently heavily bombed during the Manchester Blitz in 1940.
8.37km from Quarry Bank
Chill Factore is the UK's Longest Indoor Ski Slope. The main slope is served by two drag lifts, suspended from the ceiling thus widening the available piste area and allowing for easier maintenance of the slope. This differs from the other centres in the UK where the lift supports are on the piste.
8.42km from Quarry Bank
The Lowry is a theatre and gallery complex at Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester, England. It is named after the early 20th-century painter L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of industrial scenes in North West England. The complex opened on 28 April 2000 and was officially opened on 12 October 2000 by Queen Elizabeth II.
8.55km from Quarry Bank
Tatton Park is one of the UK's most complete historic estates. A historical estate with a neo-classical mansion, 50 acres of landscaped Gardens, 1000 acres of deer park, a rare breed farm and medieval Old Hall. It is a popular visitor attraction and hosts over a hundred events annually. The estate is owned by the National Trust, who administers it jointly with Cheshire East Council. Since 1999, it has hosted North West England's annual Royal Horticultural Society flower show.
8.55km from Quarry Bank
MediaCityUK is an international hub for technology, innovation and creativity. Home to the likes of the BBC, ITV, dock10 and Kellogg’s, and complemented by more than 250 smaller media and digital businesses.
Coronation Street The Tour
8.58km from Quarry Bank
Coronation Street The Tour is a sightseeing tour that travels along one of the country’s most famous streets to get an in-depth look at the television industry. During the tour, you’ll have a guide take you along Coronation Street, Rosamund Street and Victoria Street to experience the television shows of yesteryear and discover little-known television industry secrets.
8.61km from Quarry Bank
Ordsall Hall is a former manor house in a historic parish that dates back to the 15th century. Once belonging to the Radclyffe family, the hall has been used as a clergy school, a working men’s club and a radio station before becoming a period home and history museum. Today, it is a welcoming and friendly historic house telling the story of the Hall and some of the people who made it their home.
Platt Fields Park
8.62km from Quarry Bank
Platt Fields Park is a large public park in Fallowfield, Manchester, England which is home to Platt Hall. Fallowfield lies to the south and Wilmslow Road runs along its eastern edge. The centrepiece of the park is a large pleasure lake, which is used for boating and fishing. The lake has an island sanctuary in the middle, as well as a lakeside visitors' centre and a boathouse. There are gardens of different kinds, including community orchard gardens, which contain ferns, roses and heathers.
8.85km from Quarry Bank
The Quays is Greater Manchester's unique waterfront destination, situated just 15 minutes by tram from Manchester city centre and an ideal destination for a day out or weekend break. The Quays covers the three areas of Salford Quays, Trafford Wharf, and Old Trafford around the Manchester Ship Canal. These former docks have been completely redeveloped and will soon be home to a large portion of the BBC, creating one of the biggest media cities around.
9.38km from Quarry Bank
The Whitworth is an art gallery in Manchester, England, containing about 55,000 items in its collection. The gallery is located in Whitworth Park and is part of the University of Manchester. An art garden by Sarah Price, sculpture terrace and orchard garden, alongside new spaces that embrace the park, such as a landscape gallery and a café in the trees, all reflect its beautiful setting.
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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.