Located approximately 4 miles away from Fairboroughs Farm, Leek market town is a haven for lovers of antiques and factory shops and also has a weekly outdoor market selling an array of goods.
Totally Locally Leek – Is an award-winning social enterprise and shop local movement supporting local independent retailers with a free branding and marketing campaign for their town. Run by volunteers to promote the value of shopping locally, encouraging people to celebrate their high street by creating community events to lift their local economy.
Sunday Supplement – Is a popular and award winning market held on the first Sunday of the month featuring hand made artisan products and local food. Many of Leek’s independent shops and cafes open for the day too creating a lovely vibe to the market.
Macclesfield is approximately 20 mins drive from Fairborough Farm. On the last Sunday of each month the infamous Treacle Market is held – A bustling artisan market in Macclesfield’s cobbled market place and streets. With over a 150 stalls of unique crafts, food and drink. Many of the local independent shops and cafes etc are open too to create a lively vibe.
The beautiful spa town of Buxton is a ‘must visit’ for any visitors to the area. Buxton lies just outside the National Park boundaries, but is the most important town for most of the western and central Peak. The site has been occupied since at least Roman times. The Romans were attracted by the warm springs and built baths here and for the following centuries the springs have been a major source of income and importance for Buxton.
Bakewell is a beautiful old market town in the heart of the Peak District. Famous for its Puddings and for being a market town since 1330, markets are still held every Monday in the town centre. The town has a long and fascinating history, a bit like Fairboroughs, and is mentioned in the Domes Day Book of 1085.