Macclesfield Town Guide

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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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The Rose & Crown Inn

The Rose and Crown is a country pub, set in the beautiful countryside around the village of Allgreave in Macclesfield. This country pub has...
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The Harrington Arms (Gawsworth)

The Harrington Arms is  a beautiful country pub which forms part of a working farm and was a farm house prior to it's licence...

Viceroy Indian Restaurant – Bollington

Established for over 15 year, indulge yourself and sample the delights of India and Bangladesh at the Viceroy Indian Restaurant in the village of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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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...

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...
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...
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Nearby Attractions

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...
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...

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...
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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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...

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...