Rainow lies within a stunning rural setting at the foothills of the Peak District National Park. Sat astride the Disley to Macclesfield road Rainow is an idyllic settlement characterised by its steep sided valleys and old stone vernacular architecture that decorates the hillsides. Close by the wilderness of Macclesfield forest and Goyt Valley can be found that provide years of enjoyment in walking within some of the Peak Districts finest landscape. Shops and services are mostly found in close Macclesfield town just 2 miles away.
Rainow Primary School (Round Meadow)
Rainow, Macclesfield SK10 5UB
Tel: 01625 572 021
Tytherington High School
Manchester Road, Macclesfield, SK10 2EE
Tel: 01625 610 220
There are three churches of the Parish of Rainow: Holy Trinity, Jenkin Chapel and Macclesfield Forest
Rev. Stephen Rathbone
Tel: 01625 572 013
Bollington Medical Centre
51 Wellington rd, Bollington
Tel: 08433 878 481
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Rd, Macclesfield
Tel: 01625 421 000
Good road links to surrounding areas.
Regular bus routes between Macclesfield
Cheshire Bus Hotline
Tel: 01625 534 850
Nearest Train stations are in nearby Macclesfield, Prestbury and Adlington. These stations provide access to Stockport and Manchester in the North and Stoke on Trent, and London in the south.
National Rail Enquiries
Tel: 08457 48 49 50
Found in neighbouring Bollington the most famous Landmark White Nancy, an iconic folly that overlooks the countryside built to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo at the summit of Kerridge Hill.
A great site for walking, wildlife watching and mountain biking
The Goyt Valley is located in the Peak District National Park and combines some of the most picturesque valley, moorland, river and reservoir scenery to be found in the United Kingdom.
Restaurants & Public House
The Robin Hood
Church Brow, Rainow
Tel: 01625 574 060