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Ellenroad Engine House

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Truly Fantastic

Best thing to see in Rochdale. Easy access from J21 M62. Pity its only open 1st Sunday of the... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
philipyates56
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Manchester, United Kingdom
look out for motorcycle shows here

this is used by the vintage motor cycle club for events during the year and many motor cycles are... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Ian B
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 Mar 2018
“Truly Fantastic”
1 Jan 2018
“look out for motorcycle shows here”
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Best thing to see in Rochdale. Easy access from J21 M62. Pity its only open 1st Sunday of the month. Worlds largest working Steam Mill Engines, traditionally fired by coal. Excellent day out and kids go free.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank philipyates56
Reviewed 1 January 2018

this is used by the vintage motor cycle club for events during the year and many motor cycles are put on show a great day out for the family

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

a great big working steam engine - anyone interested in local history will enjoy a couple of hours spent here there are also days with other attractions on site (classic bikes, small steam engines etc.) so worth checking on the website I really enjoyed seeing...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Decided to visit on the first Sunday of the month when the ending is fired up and working. It is open on other days but the smells and noise of the engines is a great addition. Many enthusiasts and volunteers are around to explain and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Pete S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wonderful display of old mill engines & very knowledgeable staff on hand to answer any queries. Make sure you go on a steaming day,1st sun every month,to experience the immense power of this huge mill engine.Even if you have little interest in steam/textiles you &...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank smithr47
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The whole experience was really good. The kids learned lots about our local history. The volunteers were superb and extremely knowledgeable.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Jennie M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The place itself is great, with lots of things going on when they are steaming up the machines. The staff are all friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank DaveandGila
Reviewed 11 April 2016

fantastic display of the old cotton mill engines that has been restored to a high standard also vintage motor cycles or on display at various days during the year well worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Size and power were everything when it came to the Industrial Revolution, and the Flywheel here shows how the mill came to be centre of the cotton spinning. It dominates the engine house and when running is a sight to behold

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank David W
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Always interesting, normally other attractions but only small. Find it expensive if you're not a big enthusiast.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Marilyn H
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