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Located only 3 miles from Macclesfield Town Centre. The Ryles Arms is a Gateway to the Cheshire Peaks & Plains, Derbyshire and the Staffordshire Moorlands. It is ideal for the business person who needs good transportation links, but wants something more personal and relaxing.
Macclesfield Forest is a excellent place for outdoor activities including horse riding, walking, cycling, fishing and bird watching including the Peak District's largest heronry at Trentabank Reservoir.
Stride out along the Gritstone Trail and sample some of the finest walking in Cheshire. This is a more challenging route stretching from Disley to Kidsgrove, with some fine ridge walks and stunning views over the Cheshire plain.The Gritstone Trail, which now includes the former Mow Cop Trail, has been extended to make it more accessible by public transport. The route is split into three sections, which can each be walked in a day by fairly fit walkers.
Blaze Farm in Wildboarclough is an award winning farm set on the edge of the Peak District. Famous for our Hilly Billy Ice Cream – all made on the farm using the milk from our own dairy herd.Stroll along one of our nature trails – spot the different wildlife and take in the breathtaking views through the meadows and woodland. Watch the lambing in the Springtime and the sheep-shearing in the Summer.
Views from Tegg's Nose overlook nearby Macclesfield Forest and across to the summit of Shutlingsloe which is the second highest point in Cheshire as well as the Telecoms Tower on Sutton Common and the Macclesfield Canal. On clear days you can also see as far as the Welsh Hills and Liverpool in the east across the Cheshire plain.
The Goyt Valley is a popular destination for many outdoor activities including walking, cycling, fishing, sailing and horse riding. A few ideas for short walks are detailed below, they can be lengthened by combining routes or for longer distance walks you could combine a visit to the Goyt Valley with other Peak District destinations such as Axe Edge Moor and nearby Wildboarclough.
The Cheshire County Show will take place Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd June 2010
The Tatton Flower Show 2010 will take place 21st - 25th July 2010
The town centre is 3 miles from the country localtion of the Ryles Arms.
Macclesfield Train Station is a main station. There are frequent trains to both London and Manchester.
Manchester Airport is approximately 14 miles from the Ryles Arms.
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