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Pennine Bridleway

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The Pennine Bridleway is the country's first National Trail for horse riders, mountain bikers, and walkers, and it passes through the rugged Pennine...

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Ellenroad Engine House

Museum

Elizabethan Way
Newhey
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
OL16 4LG

Tel: +44 (0)7789 802632

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Ellenroad Engine House

Built in 1892 on the banks of the River Beal, the Ellenroad cotton mill produced fine cotton yarn using mule spinning. Nowadays, Ellenroad Engine House is home to the largest surviving, spinning-mill steam engine.

See the restored 3,000 horsepower twin engines, Victoria and Alexandra, the 80 ton flywheel, Whitelees beam engine (1842) and 1921 steam generator in action.

Opening Times

2018 opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday10:0016:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult + Accompanied Child Free Entry£5.00

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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