Unmissable tourist sites
Macclesfield Travel guide
Macclesfield : Michelin's recommendations
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.
New Road GB - Prestbury nr Macclesfield SK10 4HP
The White House Manor is a restored Georgian House which has been transformed into a luxurious private sanctuary of 21st Century sophistication that defies its quaint rural setting. Each of the twelve individual bedrooms exhibit an imagination, humor..