“Unique, fascinating and utterly absorbing. Brilliantly presented too. A visit to Paradise Mill is not to be missed.”
“A brilliant place to visit. The guide brought it to life. Excellent tour and wonderful old mill with original looms. We discovered a real treasure.”
- Discover Europe’s largest known collection of Jacquard silk handlooms in their original setting on our award winning Five Star tour
- Immerse yourself in our unique silk textile collection
- Celebrating five consecutive years of Certificate of Excellence in TripAdvisor Hall of Fame…
A guided tour of the Grade II listed Paradise Mill takes you back in time to early 20th-century Macclesfield. The Mill houses a unique collection of 26 Jacquard handlooms – the largest known collection of Jacquard silk handlooms in their original setting. Our knowledgeable mill guide will demonstrate the machinery through all stages of the silk process, including an explanation of the Jacquard mechanism complete with a weaving demonstration on a restored loom.