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Wilmslow is a medium sized affluent town in Cheshire, England.

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By train[edit]

1 Wilmslow station has an hourly service to and from London Euston together with frequent trains to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport. Additionally there is a regular service to South Wales via Crewe, Shrewsbury and Hereford.

By air[edit]

Manchester Airport (MAN IATA) is only 4-miles away, there is a regular train service from the Airport to Wilmslow.

By car[edit]

Wilmslow is by passed-by the A34 from Manchester to Congleton; it is also on the A538 from Altrincham.

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  • St Bartholomew's Church
  • Dean Row Chapel
  • 1 Lindow Moss. Lindow Moss' origins go back to the last Ice Age. When the glaciers were melting the gravel sand and clay was carried from the Pennines and deposited on the Cheshire plains. Lindow Man, also known as Pete Marsh, is the name given to the naturally preserved bog body of a Late Iron Age man, discovered in Lindow Moss peat bog (on the Mobberley side of the border with Wilmslow) on 1 August 1984 by commercial peat-cutters. Lindow Moss (Q6552608) on Wikidata Lindow Moss on Wikipedia
  • 2 Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow, SK9 4LA (Road: pick up brown signs on M56 Manchester Airport spur road. Train: Styal station is ½ mi from the site entrance), +44 1625 527468, . Daily 10:30AM-5PM. National Trust museum on a large site, encompassing the quaint village of Styal. Samuel Greg's wonderfully-preserved cotton mill was a harsh and dangerous workplace for men, women and children in the 18th and 19th centuries. The working machinery demonstrates the simple genius of the Industrial Revolution, as well as the almost unbearable noise and acrid dust clouds that were a daily reality for workers. There are brilliant expert guided tours of the Greg family home, of a typical working family's cottage in Styal, and of the Apprentice House, where kids and young people aged 5 to 21 lived between 12-hr shifts. It's a National Trust site, so you bet there are pretty gardens, shops and a tea room in between all the history. Adult £19, child £9.50, NT members free. Quarry Bank Mill (Q7269204) on Wikidata Quarry Bank Mill on Wikipedia

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Stay safe[edit]

In March 2011 there were 124 crimes and incidents of anti-social behaviour, resulting in a crime rate of 7.08 per 1000 people, which is on a par with the rest of England and Wales. 43 of these crimes (just under a third) were anti-social related. Some of the pubs on Friday and Saturday nights are very popular, especially with young people, and incidents can occur.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Wilmslow
Central ManchesterCheadle  N UK road A34.svg S  → Congleton → Stoke-on-Trent


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