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 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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Eating Out
Revolution Macclesfield

Revolution Macclesfield

Revolution Macclesfield is now closed from June 2017, until further notice for refurbishment. We'll update this page when more details have been announced. The stylish...
The Lordlyde

The Lord Clyde – Kerridge

The Lord Clyde is one of the only pubs in Cheshire with three AA Rosettes, also rated 64th out of 100 by Square Meal...
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,...

Local Festivals & Concerts

Bluedot At Jodrell Bank

Bluedot Festival

Bluedot Festival 2018 dates and early bird tickets have now been announced. Make sure you put Friday 20th To Sunday 22nd July 2018 in...
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...
Hatchfetch Festival

Hatchfest 2017

Hatchfest 2017 will be held on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17 September 2017. The popular family music festival is held in picturesque village of Mottram St Andrew on...
Macclesfield Festival 2018

Macclesfield Festival 2018

Macclesfield Festival will be returning in 2018. We'd like to thank everyone that came to the event, it was an amazing success and was...
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...

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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

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Cinemac – Macclesfield Cinema Listings September 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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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...
Mcdonalds Macclesfield

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...
Macc half marathon

Macc Half Marathon

Macc Half Marathon, 5K and Fun Run will be held on Sunday 24th September 2017. The charity fundraiser is an annual event and this...
Hatchfetch Festival

Hatchfest 2017

Hatchfest 2017 will be held on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17 September 2017. The popular family music festival is held in picturesque village of Mottram St Andrew on...
Macclesfield Nerf Championship

British Nerf Championships – Register Now

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

Crew Lyceum Theatre

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...
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...
UK Top Tourist Attractions

Top Tourist Attractions Around The UK

We've listed the top UK tourist attractions around the country, if you're looking for ideas and places to visit outside the local area.  We've...
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...
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...
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 - The museum...