What's On

  • Two Floors of Interactive Exhibits  
    Hat Works Museum 

    The UK's only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear ....

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  • Your perfect day out in Cheshire 
    Tatton Park Gardens 

    Visit one of Cheshire's largest Visitors with over 100 events per year ....

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  • Spirit of the Horse 
    Arley Hall & Gardens 
    28th Jun 2018 - 1st Jul 2018 

    Europe’s greatest equestrian theatre show SPIRIT OF THE HORSE returns to the UK with a spectacular new production ....

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  • An Outstanding Day out in Cheshire 
    Lion Salt Works 

    Now open to the public after a £10m restoration and voted the UKs best heritage project  ....

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  • Rubber Wellies 
    St Helen's Church 
    9th Jun 2018 

    Try and listen to... the Rubber Wellies and be anything but happy, it's impossible ....

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  • Oliver! 
    Northwich Memorial Court 
    23rd May 2018 - 26th May 2018 

    Knutsford Musical Theatre Company presents "Oliver", a much loved musical, based on the Charles Dickens novel ....

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New Mills

Virgin Voyager heads North

A Perfect Place to Visit

The 175-yard long Millenium Walkway spans the 30m deep Torrs gorge and is cantilevered out over the fast running river Goyt. Visitors can inspect the enormous railway retaining wall above them and the historic Torr Vale Mill on the opposite bank which, until it ceased production in 2000, was the oldest working cotton mill in the country.  The walkway was the final link in the E2 path that stretches from the south of France to the South of Scotland.

The Heritage and Information Centre has a magnificent model of the town in 1884 - the year in which the Union Road high level bridge over the Torrs was built - with an accompanying commentary, describing the growth of industrial New Mills.  For young visitors there is a reconstruction of a coal mine tunnel to crawl through.

The Sett Valey Trail provides an easy 3-mile walk from New Mills to Hayfield along the track of the old railway. There is a bus station at each end with a regular service between.

New Mills plays host to the One World Festival every June. The festival incorporates "a mixture of serious issues, good music and fun in the open air". The free one-day event raises awareness of organisations that work "for a better, fairer world".

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