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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

    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.

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Hotels Macclesfield

  • Premier Inn Macclesfield South West

    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 (..

  • Deanwater Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Wilmslow Road Woodford GB - Wilmslow SK7 1RJ

    Prix Prices from : 70 £

    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 ..

  • Mottram Hall Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

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

    Prix Prices from : 106 £

    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 ..

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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.

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

    Wilmslow Rd GB - SK9 3LF Handforth

  • 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.

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