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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.

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  • Quarry Bank Mill Interesting

    Quarry Bank Road 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.

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Hotels Macclesfield

  • The Bridge Hotel & Restaurant

    Prestbury GB - Prestbury SK10 4DQ

    Situated in the heart of Prestbury, The Bridge Hotel boasts 23 rooms, free parking and easy access to the Cheshire countryside. Dating back to the 13th century, the beautiful St. Peter’s Church is next to the hotel. Each room at the Bridge Hotel has..

  • Mottram Hall

    Wilmslow Rd, Mottram St Andrew GB - Macclesfield SK10 4QT

    Set in 270 acres of Cheshire parkland, the newly refurbished, Georgian country house 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. The indoor spa ..

  • Premier Inn Manchester - Handforth Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Wilmslow Road GB - Handforth SK9 2JN

    Prix Prices from : 58 £

    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..

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Restaurants Macclesfield

  • Oliver at Bollington Green Comfortable restaurant 

    22 High St GB - SK10 5PH Bollington

    Bright and friendly, family-run neighbourhood restaurant just off the main road, opposite a tiny village green. Interesting menus offer refined, balanced, flavoursome dishes, with the breads, ice-creams and chocolates all homemade.

  • Lord Clyde Traditional pubs serving food 

    36 Clarke Ln GB - SK10 5AH Kerridge

    A small, keenly run village pub with a simple, rustic interior. The cooking is a complete contrast, offering extremely creative, eye-catching modern dishes which use a wide range of complex techniques. The tasting menus are popular.

  • One Eighty Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Wilmslow Rd GB - SK9 3LF Handforth

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