Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Macclesfield

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Macclesfield. Well known for its spas, golfing and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Old Trafford and Manchester Arena are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Macclesfield

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Macclesfield a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Didsbury Golf Course (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Withington Golf Course (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Northenden Golf Course (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • MediaCityUK (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Centre (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Macclesfield

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Macclesfield is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lyme Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Poole's Cavern (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Pavilion Gardens (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Millennium Walkway (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Rudyard Lake (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Fletcher Moss Gardens (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Macclesfield

Fly into Manchester (MAN), the closest airport, located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 30.6 mi (49.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Macclesfield Station, Prestbury Station and Adlington Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Macclesfield?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 704 holiday lettings around Macclesfield. From 122 houses to 433 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Macclesfield?

There's something undeniably charming about the countryside. If you're a born-and-bred city dweller eager for a bit of rural life, let us sort you out. HomeAway has 236 rural rental properties in this destination. Alternatively, you might be looking for something else. HomeAway has countless options, including:

  • 149 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 56 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 41 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Macclesfield in a large group?

Holidays with your loved ones can be tons of fun, especially when you're under the same roof somewhere entirely new! If you're travelling with a big group, HomeAway can help you out. Why not check out the 62 cottage holiday rentals available here? They're the most popular option for big groups of travellers. If you're hoping to travel in a large group, the properties for rent that can meet your needs include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 180 rental accommodation just right for that size. Stay a night for as little as £60.
  • If you have 5 in your group, you'll be pleased to learn that there are 66 rental accommodation perfect. You can get one for as little as £53 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties suitable for 8 guests? You'll be pleased to discover we have 56 that will fit the bill. You can score one from just £77 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can bring your aunt, your brother and all your pals to Macclesfield.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Macclesfield?

Say goodbye to dull cookie-cutter chain-hotel rooms! Bask in the ease of staying like a local in a value-for-money holiday rental instead. Check out all the great options available for you now on HomeAway. When it comes to getting your hands on a fantastic deal, your first stop ought to be Spinningfields. Here, HomeAway has 73 holiday rentals at an average price of £97 a night. Northern Quarter is another great option. HomeAway has 75 and the average price is around £99 a night.