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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 and Cheshire Plains, Macclesfield has breathtaking countryside, parks, rivers, canals, reservoirs and woodland all on our doorstep.

Discover many of the events and attractions to see in 2018 including the Macclesfield Beer Festival, Barnaby Festival, Macclesfield Festival, Food Festival, Bluedot Festival, Rewind Festival, Classic Ibiza and places to visit including  Jodrell Bank, Capesthorne Hall, Gawsworth Hall, Hare Hill, Blaze Farm, Macclesfield Forest, Teggs Nose and the famous Silk Museum.

Relax and sample the numerous independent shops, restaurants, coffee shops, country pubs, luxury hotels and more. 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

Jodrell Bank is a world famous observatory, here on the doorstep of Cheshire surrounded by the beautiful Macclesfield countryside. The state of the art facility is...
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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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Bollington Beer Festival

Bollington Beer Festival 2018

The Bollington Beer Festival is back for 2018. The event is held at the Bollington Arts Centre in the heat of the village on...
Macclesfield Festival 2018 April Update

Macclesfield Festival

Macclesfield Festival 2018 is set to be another fantastic family day out, with a line up of awesome headliner bands, DJ's and great entertainment...
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Macc Pride

Macclesfield is holding its first even Pride event this July. Macc Pride will be held around Market Square on Saturday 28th July between 1pm...
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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...
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Rewind Festival 2018

Rewind Festival was originally established in 2008, with the later addition of Rewind North in 2014. The festival is held in the beautiful grounds...
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Bluedot Festival

Bluedot Festival weekend and single day tickets are now on sale but expected to sell out soon. This years headliners have been announced and...
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Treacle Market – 2018 / 2019 Dates

Treacle Market is one of the largest Artisan Markets in the North West. Held on the historic cobbles of Macclesfield Marketplace on the last...
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Car And Home Stereo

Car And Home Stereo Of Macclesfield have been established in the town for over For over 35 years. They provide specialist in-car entertainment as...
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Cinemac Cinema Listings July And August 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...
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Bluedot Festival Proud To Host An Incredible Programme Of Sustainability Themed...

TICKETS ON SALE Award-winning festival bluedot returns to the incredible Jodrell Bank Observatory, home of the iconic Lovell telescope, for a weekend of deep...
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Classic Ibiza Delights Capesthorne

NOT A LITTLE FLUFFY CLOUD IN THE SKY AS CLASSIC IBIZA DELIGHTS CAPESTHORNE Thousands of concert-goers treated to a taste of the White Isle as...

Local People Magazine

Local People Magazine in Macclesfield is a local publication which has been established for a number of years. Distributed to over 25,000 people and...


Just So festival 2018

Just So Festival

Just So Festival tickets are now on sale. This amazing and spellbinding experience is refreshingly catered around families, it's a magical experience for both...
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Festival Number 6

Festival Number 6 is one of the most magical festivals in the UK, held in Portmeirion in North Wales and only a 3 hours...
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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...
Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum

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

Cheshire Aquapark

Cheshire Aquapark in Manley Mere is now open. Enjoy an awesome aquatic day out with friends or family with the wipeout style water park...
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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...
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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...
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...
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