Places to Visit

Broadbottom contains many interesting places to see. Many of these are remnants of the textile industry which was the reason for Broadbottom’s existence as a village or of the railway which took the textiles to market.

  • Lymefield visitor centre
  • Broad Mills with its fascinating remains of water power, steam engine, weaving sheds
  • The Station and its footbridge, original buildings, warehouse with train access.
  • The historic Dye Vats
  • The Etherow Gorge: romantic rocks and woods and fast flowing river
  • Summerbottom Weavers’ Cottages
  • Access to Great Wood
  • Lymefield tea-rooms, farm shop and garden centre
  • The Woodland Trust’s Tom Wood, just across the river
  • Views across Manchester and Cheshire from the top of the hill