Styal train station is just a 7 minute journey from Manchester Airport which makes it an important cog in the region's transport network. Besides its direct connection to this international airport, the village of Styal also serves as a commuter village - Manchester Piccadilly is 35 minutes away by train. Each of Styal's Northern train departures run hourly in each direction with Wilmslow and Crewe – 31 minutes journey time - its other principal destination options. Styal came into being as a village for the workers of the textile mill here and many of its historic buildings date from that time. Today Styal Mill, just a 10 minute amble from Styal train station, is a museum and one of the finest examples of a textile mill of its age to be found anywhere. Also just a stroll away are the 17th century Ship Inn gastro pub and Earlham's which serves as cafe, store and arts and crafts outlet all-in-one.
The area around Styal is also full of plenty to see and do. Explore the Runway Visitor Park at Manchester Airport or take a walk through history at Tatton Park's mansion dating from medieval times. Also of interest is Lyme Park House and Garden. This 16th century National Trust mansion is
Cheshire's largest and its setting so scenic is has been used as a filming location many times over. The energetic can take a 2 mile stroll along the River Bollin to arrive in Wilmslow or alternatively catch a train from Styal station to make the 4 minute journey. Both shopper's heaven and full of cafes, accommodation and restaurants, Wilmslow is also packed with listed buildings including its original weaver's cottages.
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