If you want to enjoy a weekend break in the Peak District, Macclesfield is a great choice. Visit art galleries, browse independent shops and stroll around the town enjoying the big-hearted welcome you’ll receive. And when you want to escape to the country, the Peak District National Park is minutes away.
Hotels in Macclesfield
What to do in Macclesfield
Visit the Silk Museum
Journey along the Silk Road and discover the history of Macclesfield's silk industry from its humble beginnings to the growth of the silk mills.
Go wild at Tegg's Nose Country Park
Abseil, climb, spot wildlife or just walk around this breathtaking country park. There are also guided walks, and a visitor centre too.
Have family fun at Blaze Farm
This award-winning farm is free to get in and is famous for its Hilly Billy Ice Cream, which is made on the farm using milk from its own dairy herd. You can also walk nature trails, watch the lambing in spring and sheep shearing in summer, and feed the hens.