Macclesfield

Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1DX

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Macclesfield’s full of it. Silk, that is.

Macclesfield grew as one of the main silk centres of the country, renowned for the skill of its designers and for its richly patterned woven fabrics. Fashionistas will love discovering the story of Macclesfield’s textile heritage as told at the Silk Museum and the Heritage Centre.

These days Macclesfield boasts bijoux art galleries, great shops and an award winning brass band. The perennially popular Treacle Market takes place on the last Sunday of every month and showcase the finest local produce, contemporary art, vintage clothing and much more.

Macclesfield is perfectly placed to enjoy a weekend break in the Peak District. Within minutes of the town centre you can escape to the Peak District National Park and enjoy spectacular views across Cheshire.

Coming to Macclesfield for business or pleasure? Find a list of hotels in Macclesfield here.

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  1. Champneys Mottram Hall Golf Course

    Mottram Hall’s championship golf course is set in 270 acres of Cheshire's finest parkland…

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  2. Knutsford Indoor Market

    A variety of goods are available from Knutsford market, from toys to food. The covered…

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  3. Astle Park

    Popular venue for many of the borough's key events.

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  1. St Michaels Church

    Services are held every Sunday at 9:30am and 11:00am and on Thursdays at 10:30am

    0.09 miles away
  2. Silk Museum

    Join an Up Close Tour of the Silk Museum where our expert guides look at all aspects of…

    0.22 miles away
  3. King Edward Street Unitarian Chapel

    From Macclesfield Library, the chapel can be found down a narrow passage way on the left…

    0.29 miles away
  4. Macclesfield Riverside Park

    Macclesfield Riverside has a variety of habitats and is a great place to watch wildlife. …

    0.61 miles away
  5. Macclesfield Golf Club

    Parkland golf course with extensive views over the Cheshire plain.

    0.67 miles away
  6. Tytherington Club & Golf Course

    Tytherington has matured as a golf course over the past 20 years into a widely regarded…

    1.39 miles away
  7. Teggs Nose Country Park

    At Tegg’s Nose Country Park rock dominates the landscape. Dry stone walls and sturdy…

    2.04 miles away
  8. Prestbury Golf Club

    Often described as the Sir Christopher Wren of course architects, his influence on course…

    2.06 miles away
  9. Macclesfield Forest

    Today Macclesfield Forest is managed by United Utilities as part of the water catchment…

    2.37 miles away
  10. St John the Baptist (Jenkin Chapel)

    In a beautiful rural setting near Rainow, surrounded by a belt of trees on an otherwise…

    2.43 miles away
  11. White Nancy

    The White Nancy overlooks the village of Kerridge and town of Bollington.

    2.52 miles away
  12. Bollington Brewery Co.

    Deep in the heart of the Happy Valley, one man has been blending a concoction to put…

    2.83 miles away
  13. Bollington Discovery Centre

    Bollington Discovery Centre brings together the history of this and other great mills of…

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