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.
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..
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 (..
Wilmslow Rd, Mottram St Andrew GB - Macclesfield SK10 4QT
Prix Prices from : 79 £
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 ..
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.
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.
Wilmslow Rd GB - SK9 3LF Handforth