Visit Macclesfield

 Welcome to the Macclesfield Town Guide, created for visitors and maxonians alike.

We’re ready to help you with great ideas for things to do and explore throughout the year. As a gateway to the Peak District, Macclesfield has breathtaking countryside, parks, rivers, canals, reservoirs and woodland all on our doorstep.

Discover many of the events and attractions Macclesfield has to offer in 2017/2018 including the Macclesfield Festival, Bluedot Festival, Rewind Festival, Macclesfield Beer Festival, Potato Riot Street Theatre Re-enactment, Barnaby Festival 2018, Jodrell Bank, Capesthorne Hall, Gawsworth Hall, Hare Hill, Blaze Farm, Macclesfield Forest and the famous Silk Museum.

Relax and sample the numerous independent shops, restaurants, coffee shops, country pubs, luxury hotels and more listed in our guide. We hope you’ll keep visiting, as we’re updating content on a weekly basis with local events and more great ideas for things to do in and around the town.

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Macc Town Football Club

Macclesfield Town FC

Macclesfield Town Football Club have a large following of loyal supports around the town. Rain or shine you'll be guaranteed great football and an...
Macclesfield Multi Activity Centre

Macclesfield MAC – Multi Activity Centre

Macclesfield's MAC (Multi Activity Centre) is a great place for kids to let off steam. The centre is run by a community interest company,...
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Capesthorne Hall

Capesthorne Hall is a grand county home and gardens, located in the village of Siddington in Macclesfield. This beautiful house and gardens has been...

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Cafe Culture

The Town Cow

The Town Cow

The Town Cow Restuarant in the Castle Quarter of Macclesfield, is a brand new bar and steak restaurant which opened on Friday 7th August...
Ocha Thai Restaurant

Ocha Thai Restaurant

Ocha Thai Restaurant in Macclesfield is a family run business which opened in July 2015. Offering an extensive menu of dishes, all made with...
The Salt Bar

The Salt Bar

The Salt Bar is based in the Caste Quarter of Macclesfield and is a popular restaurant serving a delicious menu of freshly prepared favourite...
Barnaby Festival 2016

Barnaby Festival 2018 – Tickets And Details Of Events

The Barnaby Festival is back with a bang in 2018, with a bumper programme of fantastic events across 10 midsummer days from Friday 15th...
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Gawsworth Hall 2017

Summers at Gawsworth Hall are always guaranteed to be a scorcher, regardless of the weather! The undercover picturesque Tudor courtyard and rose garden theatre...
Bluedot At Jodrell Bank

Bluedot Festival

Bluedot Festival 2018 dates and early bird tickets have now been announced and will be available soon. Make sure you put Friday 20th To...
Rewind Festival North

Rewind Festival 2018

Rewind Festival was originally established in 2009, with the later addition of Rewind North in 2014.  The festival is held in the beautiful grounds...
Macclesfield Ber Festival

Macclesfield Beer Festival 2018

Macclesfield Beer Festival will be back for 2018 around the beginning of May, the exact date hasn't been confirmed yet, however we'll update you...
Macclesfield Festival 2018

Macclesfield Festival 2018

Macclesfield Festival will be returning in 2018! We've been told to pencil in the weekend of 21st July, however we'll be confirming more details...
PR Jones Jewellers

P R Jones Jewellers

Looking for the perfect gift? P R Jones is an independent and popular Jeweller operating in the heart of Macclesfield town centre with branches...
Arighi Bianchi

Arighi Bianchi

Arighi Bianchi in Macclesfield dates back to 1854 and is one of the most prestigious furniture stores in Cheshire, with a reputation for producing...

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Cinemac Cinema Listings

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Fisk Prestbury

Fisk

Fisk Seafood And Champagne restaurant official opened on 20th October. Located in Prestbury Village, the original franchise was established in Harrogate. The restaurant offers...
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Bonfire Night And Firework Displays 2017

If you're looking for Bonfire and Firework displays in Macclesfield, check out some of the great organised events in and around the town. We've...
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Cinemac – Macclesfield Cinema Listings October 2017

Cinemac cinema in Macclesfield is a one screen venue, based in the Heritage centre on Roe street, just a 2 minute walk from the...
Barnaby Festival 2016

Barnaby Festival 2018 – Tickets And Details Of Events

The Barnaby Festival is back with a bang in 2018, with a bumper programme of fantastic events across 10 midsummer days from Friday 15th...
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Make Believe Opens For Its First Full Term

Make Believe Macclesfield is now open for its first full term having opened during the summer. It’s ethos of affordable classes makes it the...
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McDonalds Drive Thru Closed

The McDonalds Drive Thru in Macclesfield closed on the Friday 27th August 2017. The restaurant was one of two franchises in the town, until...
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Nearby Attractions

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Peak District

The Peak District National Park is on the door step of Macclesfield and only a 5 minute drive from the town centre. Discover mile...
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Alton Towers 2017

Alton Towers is now open for the 2017 season. The theme park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK and the 12 most visited...
Hare Hill

Hare Hill Country House & Gardens

Hare Hill Hall is a country house and a garden in the parish of Over Alderley, near Macclesfield. The house and grounds are privately...
Buxton Opera House 2017

Buxton Opera House

Buxton Opera House is one of the most popular entertainment venues in the North West, hosting hundreds of events every year, from traditional Opera's...
Just So Festival 2017

Just So Festival

Just So Festival is an amazing and spellbinding experience, refreshingly catered around families it's a magical experience for both adults and kids. The event is the...
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Energi Trampoline Park – Handforth, Wilmslow

Energi Trampoline Park in Handforth, Wilmslow is only a short 20 minute drive from Macclesfield town centre and is the ultimate trampoline experience. The indoor...