Macclesfield Heritage Centre

“Delve into the rich history of Macclesfield” - AA Inspector

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MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE

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Housed within the Macclesfield Sunday School built in 1814 the museum explores the history of the building and the rich heritage of Macclesfield. There is also a fabulous shop, tea room, makers place and cinema, a great venue to see the latest films.

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Macclesfield Heritage Centre
Heritage Centre, Roe St, MACCLESFIELD, SK11 6UT
Phone : 01625 613210

Features

Facilities
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Fully accessible
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, Apr-Nov, Mon-Sat 10-4; Dec-Mar, Mon-Sat 10-3

About The area

Discover Cheshire

Nestled between the Welsh hills and Derbyshire Peaks, the Cheshire plains make an ideal location to take things slow and mess around in boats. Cheshire has more than 200 miles (302 km) of man-made waterways, more than any other county in England. The Cheshire Ring is formed from the Rochdale, Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield, Trent and Mersey and Bridgewater canals. This route takes you through a lot of Cheshire, and bits of other counties as well.

While exploring the county’s waterways, covering ground on foot or admiring the typical white plaster and black timber-frame houses, make sure to have a taste of Cheshire’s most famous produce. Although Cheddar has become Britain’s most popular cheese (accounting for over half of the cheese sales in the UK), it was once Cheshire cheese that was in every workman’s pocket back in the 18th century. Its moist, crumbly texture and slightly salty taste mean it goes well with fruit, peppers or tomatoes. As well as the usual white, there are also red and blue veined varieties.

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