Situated 19 miles south of Manchester, Chelford train station sits on the line which connects Crewe with this major northern city. Chelford with its 2 platforms is a very small Cheshire station but sees plenty of train activity with hourly departures both towards Manchester via Stockport and southbound to Crewe – a journey which takes just 22 minutes by the fastest trains. Rebuilt in 1960 and with services provided by Northern, Chelford train station also provides 1 direct link daily to Manchester Airport - 2 on Saturdays - with a journey time of just 14 minutes.
Chelford village has a pub, a post office and a pleasant easy 3.9 mile loop walk which begins from the railway station itself. For all those looking for a little more choice Macclesfield is only 3 miles away. Bus services to here are within easy walking distance of Chelford station with bus routes to Upton Priory, Henbury and other destinations in the region also possible. Besides options for bars, cafés, restaurants and accommodation, Macclesfield has a surprising number of visitor attractions. These include the monthly Treacle Market – one of the North West region's biggest artisan market – the Macclesfield Silk Museum and the world renowned observatory known as the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. For even more choice Manchester's many offerings of theatres, sports stadiums, museums and any number of cultural or fun activities are just 31 minutes away by train from Chelford railway station. Options include the revamped dockyards of Salford Quays which are home to both the Imperial War Museum North and the Lowry theatre and gallery complex.
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