B&B & self-catering near Macclesfield
Macclesfield, a silk town west of the Peak District is an ancient market town which received its charter in the 13th century. Macclesfield was once the centre of Silk manufacture in this country and has many old silk mills.
A magnificent Georgian town hall, constructed in 1823, gives some idea of how important Macclesfield felt itself to be in this period.
The Macclesfield canal opened in 1831, passing just above the town centre and linked it to other important industrial centres such as Manchester and the mainline railway arrived in 1873.
The Macclesfield Silk Museum is a living museum which demonstrates silk production. Along with the award-winning Silk Heritage Centre it has displays of colourful silk tapestries woven to commemorate historic events.
The area has beautiful walks at Tegg's Nose Country Park, around Kerridge Ridge to White Nancy or beside the canal with its locks.
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