World News – GB – Which National Trust sites remain open around Manchester during the lockdown?


England is on the verge of entering its second nationwide lockdown, with hotel businesses, gyms and non-essential businesses forced to close again

Many of us will have cautiously planned to go out for dinner or even return to the theater in the next few weeks, which will now be suspended

So with at least four weeks to go, thoughts may turn to some fresh air despite the cold weather

Greater Manchester is fortunate to have many National Trust sites on its doorstep, most of which have successfully reopened since the initial lockdown earlier this year

The National Trust has confirmed that it will have to close homes, shops and vacation accommodation from Thursday – but many other facilities will remain open

Coastal and rural sites can remain open, and he intends to keep the gardens and parks open with pre-booking and social distancing in place

The charity’s executive director, Hilary McGrady, said: « We follow the advice and direction of the government at all times, in each of the countries we serve. »We know how important access to green spaces, nature and fresh air is for people, and we will do everything we can to provide them in the next phase Our priorities will remain safety and the well-being of visitors, staff and volunteers « We know this month will be difficult for everyone and we want to provide members and visitors as much fun, rest and enjoyment as possible »

Tatton Park was recently named the best National Trust site in the UK, ahead of sites in Dorset, Yorkshire and Wiltshire

In addition to a magnificent neoclassical mansion, there are approximately 50 acres of landscaped gardens and 2,000 acres of woodland, mother trees and a deer park

However, not everything is open as we head to the second lockdown – both the farm and the mansion had to close, and the estate also canceled its visit to Santa on November 28-29.

Visitors will still be able to enjoy the park, gardens and playground, with The Housekeeper’s Store and Stables Restaurant both open for amenities and take out

Famous for its old deer park and live outdoor events, Dunham Massey is a popular destination near Manchester

There are over 300 acres of park to explore which is especially beautiful at this time of year with the glowing fall leaves

Booking is recommended for peak periods (which may be the case in the coming weeks) but the domain has now stopped refusing people without pre-booking

You can check the latest news, book tickets and explore the history of the park at Nationaltrustorgroyaume-uni / dunham-massey

Quarry Bank, one of Britain’s greatest industrial heritage sites, is back open to the public with reduced capacity

The site has beautiful gardens that rise up from the river valley, a café located in the old loom and a perfect snapshot of the life of the mill workers of yesteryear

This National Trust property now runs timed entries to manage the flow of visitors, with ticket holders invited to arrive within their 30-minute time slot

The gardens and mill remain open according to their website, although the apprentice house, the quarry bank house and the workers’ house are unfortunately closed

Alderley Edge may be best known for its spectacular red sandstone and incredible views, but there is much more to explore beyond

This great National Trust site also includes the madness of Mow Cops Castle, Lewis Carroll’s birthplace in Daresbury, near Warrington, and ‘The Cloud’, a huge hill with some of the best views in the area.

Mow Cop, Bickerton and Alderley Edge car parks are open, without pre-reservation, but car parks can fill up quickly

This is the site where Colin Firth filmed his very memorable wet-shirted lake scene for Pride and Prejudice – but even without Firth, it’s a stunning campaign peppered with craziness and sweeping views

Lyme Park Park and Garden will remain open during the current lockdown, but pre-booking is advised especially on weekends

The number of visitors is limited and guests will have 30 minutes to arrive at

The Crow Wood Playground, Beer Cellar, Servant Room, Salting and Lumber Store are all closed, but take-out refreshments will be available at the kiosk

His Facebook account is not being monitored, so keep checking here for updates – Nationaltrustorguk / hare-hill

As always, fires and open flames are prohibited and dogs must be kept on a leash to protect grazing livestock

One of the country’s finest National Trust sites, Hardcastle Crags will see visitors strolling through woods, along flowing streams and across stepping stones as they explore the area

At this time of year it shines with fall colors and there is always a chance to see (or at least hear) a peak or two

Gibson Mill, one of the first in the industrial revolution, has had to close for now, but the cafe is open for take out

This is one of the UK’s best countryside and a perfect taste of the much bigger Peak District

Mam Tor is one of the most popular places to visit in this corner of the peaks – on a sunny, windy day you can see the paragliders hovering over the ridge – but the path can be narrow in places

National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, Lockdown, England

World news – UK – Which National Trust sites remain open around Manchester during the lockdown?


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