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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 2017. 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 including the Macclesfield Festival, Bluedot Festival, Rewind Festival, Macclesfield Beer Festival, Macclesfield Garden Festival, Potato Riot Street Theatre Re-enactment And Feast 2017 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...
Jodrell Bank Discover Centre

Jodrell Bank Observatory And Discovery Centre

Jodrell Bank is a world famous observatory, here on the doorstep of Macclesfield. The state of the art observatory is part of the Jodrell Bank...
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...

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Local Festivals & Concerts

Bollington Beer Festival

Billington Beer Festival 2017

The Bollington Beer Festival 2017 will take place on Friday & Saturday 23rd / 24th June at the Bollington Arts Centre in the heat...
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Macclesfield Garden Festival

Macclesfield Garden Festival will be taking place on Friday 19th May to Sunday 21st May, around Market Square and the grounds of Christ Church....
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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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Macclesfield Festival – Line Up Announced

Details of the Macclesfield Festival have been announced and will be held at the Rugby Club on 22nd July 2017.  The family friendly festival is...
Bluedot At Jodrell Bank

Bluedot Festival

Bluedot Festival is back for 2017! This unique festival is hosted within the grounds of Jodrell Bank, against the backdrop of the famous Lovell...
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...
Bluedot Festival

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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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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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Heritage Centre

Cinemac – Macclesfield Cinema Listings May 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...

Christ Church – Macclesfield Festival Open Days: Friday 19th – Sunday...

Christ Church in Macclesfield opens its doors to visitors this weekend during the town's inaugural Garden Festival.  The imposing Grade II* (star) building creates...
V10 Noodle Bar

V10 Noodle Bar

V10 Noodle Bar in Macclesfield is a new street food takeaway, serving tasty side orders and delicious Noodle, Rice and Curry boxes to enjoy...
Eating Out

Macclesfield Top 10 Restaurants April 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...
The Prosecco Bar No 5

The Prosecco Bar No 5

The Prosecco Bar No. 5 will be launching their brand new Italian Tapas menu from Thursday 20th April 2017. The unique Prosecco and Italian Tapas...
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Macclesfield Potato Riot Video

The Macclesfield Potato Riot re-enactment was a massive success, attracting over 1000 visitors to Market Square , following the re-enactment. Visit Macclesfield broadcast the event...
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Nearby Attractions

Just So Festival

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...

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...

Alton Towers – Top Rides For 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 month visited...