This Sunday, "Father's Day" there is a rally of more than 70 vintage and classic cars and bikes in an historic setting from 11am to 4pm at Park Bridge Heritage Centre.
Set in the old stables, Park Bridge, Ashton-Under-Lyne, the Heritage Centre tells the story of this early industrial settlement up to the present day and the wealth of wildlife that has taken over since its demise.
For nearly 200 years, Park Bridge Ironworks was a thriving family business. Hundreds of people were employed here and its iron and steel were exported around the world. Nestling in the beautiful countryside of the Medlock Valley, you can discover the fascinating past of this once busy ironworks.
Park Bridge Heritage Centre is the ideal place to spend an afternoon,the Information room has leaflets on local walks, there are several trails around Park Bridge taking in the extensive history and geology of the area. You can have a picnic at the landscaped ruins nearby, or you could join in on one of the events we run throughout the year. Park Bridge is also an excellent starting point for walks to Daisy Nook, Hartshead Pike, Knott Hill and beyond.
There are toilets (including for people with a disability) and ample car parking.
Park Bridge is also an excellent starting point for walks to Daisy Nook, Hartshead Pike, Knott Hill and beyond.
The Stables Tearoom
The tearoom is open from 10am - 3pm, Thursdays - Sundays throughout the year. It is a family run business and serves delicious home made food in the former lounge of the head stableman.
Heritage Centre Opening Times:
The information room and toilets including disabled toilets are open Thursday - Sunday 10am - 3pm and on some Mondays,Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
You can visit the area all year round for free.
Contact the Park Bridge Heritage Centre, The Stables, Park Bridge, Ashton under Lyne Tameside, OL6 8AQ, phone no. 0161 330 9613