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 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..
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..
Springwood Way GB - Macclesfield SK10 2XA
Prix Prices from : 49 £
Part of Tytherington Business Park, Premier Inn Macclesfield North is a comfortable hotel with an on-site Table Table restaurant, free parking and rooms with great beds. The Premier Inn is just west of the Peak District and about 17 miles (27.4 km) ..
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.