Make it for living

Macclesfield offers a great lifestyle

Make it outdoors

Macclesfield forest is a delight and great for spotting wildlife

Make it Cultural

Barnaby Arts Festival is held every June
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Welcome to the official
Make it Macclesfield website


Macclesfield is an ancient Market town nestling on the edge of the Peak District.


A place of industry with a rich silk tradition and a current incarnation as a town with handsome buildings, great transport links, dynamic businesses and vistas of breathtaking countryside a short stroll out of town. Use this website to help, guide and entertain you whether a long term resident of Macclesfield searching for something  to do this  weekend, a potential visitor finding somewhere to stay or are thinking of moving to the town, and wantiing to check out the locale.


Whatever your purpose, this web site will help you navigate around the hidden corners of Macclesfield, celebrate its charms, keep you bang up to date with events, and lead you to those vital links that you need.

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