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 Woodford GB - Wilmslow SK7 1RJ
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 ..
Wilmslow Rd, Mottram St Andrew GB - Macclesfield SK10 4QT
Set in 270 acres of Cheshire parkland, the newly refurbished, Georgian country house De Vere Hotel Mottram Hall boasts a spa, leisure facilities and 2 restaurants. It is 5 miles from Manchester Airport, and has its own 18-hole championship course. T..
Congleton Road GB - Macclesfield SK11 7XD
Prix Prices from : 48 £
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.