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Stall at Macclesfeild Treacle Market

Treacle Market Macclesfield

pinky minky10 minutes drive from Yew Tree Farm   10am-3.30pm( often active earlier if you’re an early bird.) Parking is free in car parks in Macclesfield on Sundays

Macclesfield Market Place, Butter Market and the surrounding streets, Shortlisted BBC Food and Farming Awards & Top 10 Best Farmers Market (The Independent 2013)

This vibrant market is a fun way to spend a Sunday morning, gathering ingredients for a very local picnic lunch or why not stay and sample the street food on offer- the aromas make it difficult to resist. No one will leave hungry!

Browse the stalls for antiques, jewellery and unique crafts as the live music brings the town to life. Many local shops and cafes are open on the day too.

Market Dates
Treacle takes place on the last Sunday of every month
(except in December when it takes place the Sunday before Christmas)

Cheese stall at Macclesfield Treacle Market

Cheese stall

Future dates

2019 dates

Sun 27 Oct

Sun 24 Nov

Sun 22 Dec

Why ‘Treacle’?

Macclesfield is known as Treacletown referring to the story of  when a horse drawn wagon overturned, spilling its load of treacle onto the cobbles.  There are still lots of sweet things on offer!