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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, entrepreneurs and how the Industrial Revolution changed the world.

Location: Styal, SK9 4LA
What's open: garden, estate and car park
You must book your visit in advance

Dunham Massey

Set in the grounds of the 18th century house, the Garden at Dunham Massey is a great plantsman's garden with interesting historic features such as the Orangery, Pump House, Victorian Bark House. The estate is home to many ancient trees and a population of deer.

Location: Dunham Massey, WA14 4SJ
What's open: park and car park
You must book your visit in advance

Tatton Park

Set in 1,000 acres of beautiful open Parkland the former Egerton family home is regarded as one of the most complete historic estates in the country.

Location: Knutsford, WA16 6QN
What's open: parkland and car park
You must book your visit in advance

Lyme Park

Nestling on the edge of the Peak District, Lyme Park was once a great sporting estate and home of the Legh family for over 500 years.

The 1,400 acre estate with its medieval herd of red deer is a paradise for bird-watchers and wildlife spotters, and hosts regular guided walks and running events. For a more tranquil stroll, explore the Edwardian rose garden, ravine garden or orangery next to the reflecting lake where a certain Mr Darcy met Miss Bennett in the BBC production of 'Pride and Prejudice'.

Location: Disley, SK12 2NX
What's open: park and car park
You must book your visit in advance

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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, entrepreneurs and how the Industrial Revolution changed the world.

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Nestling on the edge of the Peak District, Lyme Park was once a great sporting estate and home of the Legh family for over 500 years.

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