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-sees in the area. A vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Macclesfield a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Macclesfield

Fly into Manchester (MAN), the closest airport, located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, Macclesfield Station, Prestbury Station and Adlington Station are the main stations in the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Macclesfield, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 709 vacation rentals around Macclesfield. From 430 cabin rentals to 106 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a rural property in Macclesfield?

There's nothing quite like the unbroken silence of rural living. No thundering traffic or annoying car horns. Just you and the soothing calm of the countryside! Vrbo has 236 rural vacation properties in this destination. Of course, that may not be quite your vacation style. Fortunately, Vrbo has a bunch more options, including:

  • 149 village vacation rentals.
  • 56 town vacation rentals.
  • 41 riverside vacation rentals.

Can I stay in Macclesfield in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect getaway is hanging out with loved ones in an entirely new place. If you'll be hitting the road with a big group, Vrbo can help. Cottage vacation homes are the top choice here for large groups of travelers. Our database currently has 62 available. Properties for rent around the area that are perfect for large groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we have 180 vacation homes just right for that size. Book a night for as little as $78.
  • Require a place for 5 guests? We have 66 that will serve you well. The starting price is $69 a night.
  • Looking for places for rent suitable for 8 people? You'll be glad to discover we have 56 that'll be perfect. You can bag one for as little as $100 a night.

You and all your buddies will be more than satisfied when you book your Macclesfield getaway through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Macclesfield?

Show the door to samey hotel chains! Bask in the ease of staying like a local in a value-packed rental instead. Check out all the fabulous options available to book on Vrbo. When it comes to discovering a great deal, the first place you look should be Spinningfields. Here, Vrbo has 73 rentals at an average price of $127 per night. Northern Quarter is another place worth considering. Vrbo has 75 rentals here, and the average price is around $129 per night.