Silk Queens: A woman’s walk

Paradise Mill and Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ

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Paradise Mill Looms, Macclesfield
  • Paradise Mill Looms, Macclesfield
  • Macclesfield Silk Museum
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This Treacle Market Sunday, join historian Ailsa Holland as she leads a guided walk around Macclesfield, showing the six new plaques for historic women in Macclesfield. From the witches subjected to a ducking, to silk weaving pioneers and spiritual leaders – learn which six names we’ve added to the canon, with a lively and interesting host.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

£12

Opening Times

Guided Walk (26 June 2023)
DayTimes

* General Opening Text

Directions

Road Directions

Follow brown signs, the nearest primary road is A523.

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Recent Reviews:

  • Patric D
    Sandbach, United Kingdom
    A hidden history?
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 23rd July 2022
    Very much enjoyed our visit to both the museum and the Mill. The tour guide was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. There is an awful lot to see in a quite small space so give yourself plenty... Read full review
  • Robert D
    Weymouth, United Kingdom
    Last minute visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 26th July 2022
    What a gem of a find. We didn't expect to see much at the museum as we just thought it would be a couple of rooms with pictures etc. How wrong were we, excellent presentations of the history of the... Read full review
  • mountrover
    Leicester, United Kingdom
    Excellent, interesting and informative tour.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th August 2022
    We visited Paradise Mill whilst on holiday near Macclesfield and had booked the guided tour. Our guide Dan was excellent and so enthusiastic ! The tour was just over an hour and was so interesting... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • All Weather Attraction

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Minimum 10.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • German printed material

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Marketing Cheshire Member

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given

Contact Us

Tel: 01625 612045

Tel: 01625 612045

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