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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 2018 including the Barnaby Festival, Macclesfield Festival, Bluedot Festival, Rewind Festival, Classic Ibiza, Macclesfield Beer Festival, 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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Jodrell Bank 2017 - Visit Macclesfield

Jodrell Bank Observatory And Discovery Centre

Jodrell Bank is a world famous observatory, here on the doorstep of Cheshire surrounded by the beautiful fields in Macclesfield. The state of the art...
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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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Mads Little Theatre 2017/2018

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

Soma Cafe Bar

Soma Cafe Bar

Soma Cafe Bar in Macclesfield opened in October 2015. The eatery and bar offers a delicious menu of rustic favourites including a full breakfasts,...
Brocklehurst Arms - Macclesfield

The Brocklehurst Arms

The Brocklehurst Arms is a popular 'Hungry Horse' family pub. Famous for their 'Big Plate Specials', with a great range or drinks and special...
Lord Of The Pies Macclesfield

Lord Of The Pies

Lord Of The Pies have now opened their new eatery in Macclesfield. Serving traditional and modern British hand made award winning gourmet pies. The original...
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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...
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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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Macclesfield Festival

Macclesfield Festival 2018 will be held on Saturday 21st July 2018 at Priory Park. Early bird tickets go on sale Sunday 12th November 2017....
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Gawsworth Hall 2018

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 2018

Bluedot Festival 2018 tickets are now available, including the option to pay by convenient instalments. The weekend line up is due to be announced...

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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...
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Macclesfield Pancake Race 2018

The great Macclesfield Pancake Race will be held on Shrove Tuesday, 13th February 2018. Registration is now open for teams, if you'd like to...
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Classic Ibiza

Classic Ibiza comes to Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire on 30th June 2018. The famous Urban Soul Orchestra conducted by Mr Stephen Hussey are returning for...
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Macclesfield College Open Evening

Macclesfield College are hosting their next open evening on Thursday 25th January 2018 between 5pm and 8pm. If you're interested in study options for...
East Cheshire Hospice Starlight Walk 2018

Starlight Walk 2018

Registration for Starlight Walk 2018 is now open. The annual fundraiser for East Cheshire Hospice will be held at Capesthorne Hall on Friday 20th...

Cinemac – Macclesfield Cinema Listings January And February 2018

Cinemac cinema in Macclesfield is a one screen venue, based in the Heritage centre on Roe street, just a 2 minute walk from the...
Macclesfield Website Design Services

Website Design Services

Need a website designer or new website for your business, club, charity or band? We've launched our subsidised support packages for 2018, offering low...

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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...
Avro Heritage Museum

Avro Heritage Museum

The Avro Heritage Museum in Woodford opened its doors to the public in November 2015. Located on the site of the old Airfield, it's...
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...
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 And 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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Knutsford Makers Market New 2018 Dates

Knutsford Makers Market is another fantastic local Artisan Market. Amble and enjoy browsing around over 100 stalls selling the finest food, drink, art and...

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK. Established over 80 years ago by George Mottershead, he had a vision of creating a...

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...
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Crewe Lyceum Theatre

The Crewe Lyceum Theatre in Cheshire is only a 50 minute drive from Macclesfield and attracts visitors from all over the North West with...