About The Local Area
Macclesfield is a busy market town which offers a vibrant social and cultural scene to suit all ages and lifestyles. It provides all of the facilities enjoyed in the city on a smaller scale - including a wide variety of shops, cafe bars and traditional pubs, top class restaurants, and other entertainment.
Surrounded by great natural beauty, in just 10 minutes you can be taking in the breathtaking landscapes of the Peak District, Macclesfield Forest and surrounding reservoirs, and the fascinating heritage which stems from the 17th century centres around the silk industry for which it was famous.
Wilmslow and Hale Village are unique affluent rural gems in the Cheshire countryside. Together with Prestbury and Alderley Edge, they are surrounded by easily accessible sport, entertainment and stately homes. Restaurants of renowned quality abound as well as excellent value country hostelries boasting the best in pub food. Hale Post Office has one of the best ranges of greetings cards and gifts in South Manchester.