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About Macclesfield Railway Station

Macclesfield is the main train station serving the town of Macclesfield, Cheshire. It was opened in 1873, relatively late compared to other British stations, which were mostly built just after the outset of the industrial revolution. It's one of three stations which can be accessed from the Middlewood Way, a 'liNear park' built on the former site of the Bollington and Marple Railway.

Get to know Macclesfield

Macclesfield is one of many pretty, historic town nestled in the breath-taking slopes of the Peak District, and a great base for exploring the surrounding countryside. It was once a major centre for the silk industry in Britain, and fashion enthusiasts will love visiting the Silk Museum and Heritage Centre to hear the fascinating local story of this centuries-old trade. Today the town is a quaint collection of independent shops and pubs, along with the odd bijoux art gallery, and a popular base for travellers exploring the Peak District.

See the stars at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Home to the Lovell Telescope, one of the most famous in Europe, the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is one of the most exciting and fascinating attractions anywhere in the Peak District area. With a wide range of displays, galleries, and interactive exhibitions exploring the universe we live in, not to mention 35 acres of gardens, the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is the perfect place for a fun and fascinating day out Near Macclesfield.

Planning a trip to Macclesfield Railway Station? Travelodge Macclesfield Central Hotel is just outside the station on Gas Road, and Travelodge Macclesfield Adlington Hotel can be reached in quarter of an hour.