Macclesfield lies nestled on the edge of the Peak District. This ancient market town is in close proximity to beautiful countryside ensuring visitors can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities.
The area has a lot to offer holidaymakers of all ages, from both an historical perspective and an outdoors one. From the minute you step outside your cottage door you'll have access to a variety of activities and attractions close by.
For those interested in the history of this prosperous town, a visit to the Macclesfield Silk Museum, Paradise Mill and the Heritage Centre offers an impressive overview of the silk trade that has contributed to the area's growth and wealth since the early 1800s.
The English gothic-style church of St Michaels and the Georgian style Christ Church are both worth admiring and Capesthorne Hall and Adlington Hall are two of the most stunning Grade II listed country houses in the region, both very deserving of a visit.
If you enjoy outdoor activities, you will be spoilt for choice in Macclesfield. Its close proximity to the countryside allows easy access to walking trails over the Cheshire Plains and the paths through the Macclesfield Forrest, Alderley Edge and the Gritstone trails also boast breathtakingly scenery.
There are plenty of picturesque fishing spots in Macclesfield and canal boats are available for hire for those who wish to explore the waterways. A visit to Macclesfield Riverside Park is a must and will be enjoyed by all.
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