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.