Quarry Bank Mill & Styal Country Park
Quarry Bank Mill, Styal SK9 4LA Tel: 01625 527468

Description:
'Weaving a yarn and telling a tale of King Cotton's Reign'. Restored and working (for demonstration) Georgian cotton mill whose features include a Country park, 50 ton working water wheel (which powers the mill), Apprentice house, gift shop and restaurant.

Location:
Off B5166 N of Wilmslow

Opening Times:
Mill: Apr-Sep daily 11-6 (last admission 4.30); Oct-Mar Tue-Sun 11-5 (last admission 3.30). Apprentice House & Country park open daily dawn-dusk.

Disabled Access:
Yes

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The Railway Age
Vernon Way, Crewe CW1 2DB Tel: 01270 212130

Description:
Miniature & standard railways, with steam & diesal locomotives - suitable for the whole family

Location:
Signposted from Crewe

Opening Times:
Daily mid Feb-mid Dec 10-4

Disabled Access:
Yes

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Salt Museum
162 London Rd, Northwich CW9 8AB Tel: 01606 41331

Description:
Museum illustrating the history of Cheshire's oldest industry

Location:
Signposted from A556

Opening Times:
Tue-Fri 10-5, weekends 2-5. Open Bank Holiday Mondays.

Disabled Access:
Induction loop facilities

Admission Prices:
£1.20, children 60p

 

 

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Stapeley Water Gardens
London Rd, Stapeley, Nantwich CW5 7LH Tel: 01270 623868/628628

Description:
The Stapeley Water Gardens consists of four main attractions; The Palms Tropical Oasis (a glass pavilion containing exotic wildlife, plants and flowers); the Water Garden Centre (containing the National Collection of water lillies and more); the Yesteryear Museum, and an angling centre.

Location:
S of Nantwich off A51 (J16 off M6 for Nantwich)

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 9-6, weekends & Bank Holidays 10-6/7. Winter 9-5, weekends & bank holidays 10-5.

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
The Palms £3.35, children £1.65, OAPs £2.50. The Yesteryear Museum £2.65, children £1.50, OAPs £1.95. Joint ticket £5.25, children £2.85, OAPs £3.85

 

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The Tabley House Collection
Tabley House, Knutsford, WA16 0HB Tel: 01565 750151

Description:
The Leicester family's collection of art and furniture.

Location:
J19 off M6 onto A5033 & follow brown tourist signs

Opening Times:
4 April-27 Oct Thu-Sun & bank holidays 2-5

Disabled Access:
Yes

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Tatton Park
Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN Tel:01565 654822

Description:
One of England's greatest country estates comprising of gardens, two stately homes, traditional working farm, adventure, two lakes, and an outdoor sailing centre. Special events most weekends (infoline: 01565 750250).

Location:
J7 M56, A556 South then off A5034. Or J19 off M6 onto A556 North.

Opening Times:
Apr-Sep: Park 10.30-6, Gardens 10.30-5, Mansion, Farm and Old Hall 12-4 (all except the park closed mondays - except bank holidays);1-24 Oct Mansion, Farm & Old Hall weekends only; 25 Oct-Mar Park 11-5, Gardens 11-4. Closed Mon & 24-25 Dec. Farm - Sundays only. Shop 11.30-4

Disabled Access:
Old Hall & parts of the farm are not accessible

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West Park Museum
West Park, Prestbury Rd, Macclesfield SK10 3BJ

Description:
Collections of art (including 19c & early 20c paintings), and Egyptian antiquities.

Location:
Macclesfield

Opening Times:
Tue-Sun 2-5 (1-4 in winter). Closed Mon except Bank Holiday, Good friday, 25-26 Dec & 1 Jan

Disabled Access:
Yes

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