History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Open all year during daylight hours - see National Trust website for details. Pay and display parking lots (National Trust members free). There is a regular programme of guided walks from April to September. A leaflet outlining walks in the Alderley Edge area is available.
The Edge has been used for copper mining since the Bronze Age. The Romans carried on mining activity, and the Roman mines are open irregularly under the auspices of the Derbyshire Caving Club.
About Alderley Edge
Address: Macclesfield Road, Nether Alderley, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, England, SK10 4UB
Attraction Type: Countryside
Location: Parking 1.5 miles east of Alderley village on the B5087 road to Macclesfield.
Website: Alderley Edge
National Trust - see also: National Trust memberships (official website link)
Photo Credit: Pete Birkinshaw, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Hare Hill Garden - 1.4 miles (Garden)
Nether Alderley Mill - 1.5 miles (Historic Building)
Prestbury, St Peter's Church - 2.7 miles (Historic Church)
Siddington, All Saints Church - 3.1 miles (Historic Church)
Adlington Hall - 3.3 miles (Historic House)
Capesthorne Hall - 3.4 miles (Historic House)
Quarry Bank Mill - 3.6 miles (Historic Building)
Macclesfield, Christ Church - 4.2 miles (Historic Church)
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