If you’re looking for things to do in Astbury, a delightful little Cheshire village near Macclesfield, then you’ve come to the right place! We’re always looking for exciting and interesting days out for all the family here at Peak Pursuits, so here are just a couple of our top picks for Astbury activities sure to impress one and all.
This is just five miles outside the village and great fun for all the family. Tunnels and pathways take you on a miniature tour of the world, from Italian terraces and Egyptian courts to a pagoda garden that has its very own Great Wall of China!
One for the science fans out there! Jodrell Bank is a British observatory where you can explore all the wonders of the universe and find out more about how the huge Lovell Telescope works. All sorts of events go on throughout the year – and you’re just in time for the Jodrell Jubilee, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Lovell Telescope.
Find out all about Congleton at this fun museum, which will take you right through from the prehistoric era to the English Civil War, the start of the textile industry and on to the second world war. Congleton itself was home to lots of evacuees and its local industry was heavily involved in the war effort – sure to be an interesting day out.
This timber-framed building has to be seen to be believed! It looks like something out of a children’s book, one of the best preserved Tudor buildings to be found in the UK.