Things to see and do - Macclesfield
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For more than two centuries, Macclesfield was synonymous with silk, produced in approximately 100 local mills. The story of silk is entertainingly and expertly told in two museums: the Silk Museum, housed in the town's Georgian Sunday School building, and Paradise Mill, where guides demonstrate early-19C Jacquard handlooms with punched card controls. These are in fact the distant ancestors of today's computers.
Tourist attractions Macclesfield : Things to see and do
Styal GB - Wilmslow SK9 4LA
In a wooded park of 11 ha crossed by the River Bollin stands a high cotton mill built in 1784.Initially powered by an enormous wheel weighing 50 tonnes, it was not equipped with a steam engine until the 1840s. A lively exhibition retraces the product..
Wilmslow Road GB - Handforth SK9 2JN
Just metres from Handforth Railway Station, the hotel offers great value, with free parking and spacious, comfortable and modern en suite rooms. The Premier Inn Manchester (Handforth) has a convenient location. Trains run regularly between Handforth..
Wilmslow Road Woodford GB - Wilmslow SK7 1RJ
Prix Prices from : 65 £
Just 30 minutes’ drive from Manchester, this hotel is nestled in the beautiful Cheshire countryside, next to the River Dean. It boasts free Wi-Fi throughout the building, and free parking on site. The Deanwater Hotel is steeped in history and still ..
Congleton Road GB - Macclesfield SK11 7XD
Only 5 minutes' drive from town centre, Macclesfield South West Premier Inn has incredibly comfy beds in every room, free parking and an on-site restaurant offering good-value meals. Some rooms at Premier Inn can take 2 adults and up to 2 children (..
22 High St GB - Bollington SK10 5PH
Bright neighbourhood restaurant opposite a tiny village green, run by an enthusiastic young couple. Light lunches and an interesting evening à la carte of refined, flavoursome dishes. The breads, ice-creams and chocolates are all homemade.