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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Superbowl Macclesfield

Superbowl UK Macclesfield – Bowling, Laser Quest & Soft Play

Superbowl UK Macclesfield is the perfect place for family fun and take the kids to let off steam. The facilities include a 14 lane...
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Jodrell Bank Observatory And Discovery Centre

Jodrell Bank is a world famous observatory, here on the doorstep of Macclesfield. The state of the art facility is part of the centre for Astrophysics at...
Mads Theatre

Mads Little Theatre 2016/ 2017

Mads Little Theatre in Macclesfield was founded on 15th October 1947.  Over the years the Theatre has put on hundreds of productions and has...

Fun Activities

Cafe Culture

Eating Out

Local Festivals & Concerts

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Macclesfield Festival – Line Up Announced

The Macclesfield Festival 2017 will be held at the Rugby Club on 22nd July 2017, starting from 10am.  The family friendly festival is set...
Rewind Festival North

Rewind Festival 2017

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

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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...

Treacle Market June 2016

Cinemac Cinema Listings

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Mash Guru

Mash Guru

Mash Guru Bar is one of Macclesfield funkiest night spots. Open 7 nights a week, there's always something going on. You can catch a...
The Wharf In Macclesfield

The Wharf

The Wharf in Macclesfield is one of the towns award winning freehouse public houses and a renown live music venue. You can regularly enjoy...
The Swan With Two Necks

The Swan With Two Necks

The Swan With Two Necks in Macclesfield is one of the most established live music venues in the town. Run by Andy and Wendy,...

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Luxury Breaks & Hotels

News & Events Blogs

Macclesfield Comic Art Festival

MACC-POW!…Macclesfield’s Comic Art festival

MACC-POW!...Macclesfield’s  Comic Art festival will be held on Saturday 1st July. The one day celebration of comics and comic art, is hosted in Macclesfield Town...
Macclesfield Nerf Championship

British Nerf Championships Announced

The first British Nerf Championships will be held in Macclesfield at South Park, the last weekend of the Summer holidays, on 2nd & 3rd...
Eating Out

Macclesfield Top 10 Restaurants June 2017 – With Trip Advisor Ratings

Looking for restaurants or places to eat in Macclesfield? We've listed some of our favourites with details of the latest trip advisor ratings and...
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Macclesfield Festival – Line Up Announced

The Macclesfield Festival 2017 will be held at the Rugby Club on 22nd July 2017, starting from 10am.  The family friendly festival is set...
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CSG Automotive Opens Summer 2017

CSG Automotive is opening in Macclesfield Summer 2017. Their new state of the art car serving centre will be located on Garden Street in...
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Cinemac – Macclesfield Cinema Listings July 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...
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Nearby Attractions

Avro Heritage Museum

Avro Heritage Museum

Woodford's Avro Heritage Museum opens it's doors to the public on the 13th November 2015. For an update of its opening, visit - www.avroheritagemuseum.co.uk The museum...
Beautiful Moning

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...
Just So Festival 2017

Just So Festival

The Just So Festival is the wonderful creation of Wild Rumpus, the community interest company was founded by Rowan and Sarah in 2009. The...
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...
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...
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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...
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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...
Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum is a fascinating hidden gem and one of the Country's leading specialist museums., located on the outskirts of Macclesfield, only a...
Chesterzoo

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo is the most popular attraction of its kind in the UK. Established over 80 years ago by George Mottershead, he had a vision of creating...
Nether Alderley Mill

Nether Alderley Mill

This charming 15th century rustic mill beside a tranquil mill pool is one of only four virtually complete corn mills in Cheshire. Take a short...