The conference is held at the Shrigley Hall Hotel (4 star), where delegates can enjoy a challenging 18-hole championship golf course, sports & fitness facilities including an indoor pool and spa. The hotel is situated on the borders of the Peak District, a short walk from the small town of Bollington.
Above: Photographs of Shrigley Hall Hotel by Geoff Eastmond, showing the hotel, golf course, dining room and pool.
Some of the local history and scenery is documented on the Kerridge Ridge and Ingersley Vale Countryside and Heritage Project's website:
Travelling to Pott Shrigley
Pott Shrigley is situated between Macclesfield and Stockport, to the South West of Manchester, which is the nearest major city. Manchester has an international airport with direct flights to many European and North American cities. The airport is about ten miles from the hotel, and taxis to the hotel should cost about £35.
The nearest railway station in Macclesfield, on the West Coast main line between London and Manchester, there is a taxi rank at Macclesfield station. Taxis can be booked through:
- Tele Taxis Ltd, Stockport: 0161 480 4864
- Silvertown: 01625 611333
- Cabco: 01625 614666
- Macc Radio Cars: 01625 421111
Most delegates arrive by road, and the hotel offers extensive car parking facilities to cater for this. Directions are provided on the Shrigley Hall Hotel website (above), but you can also use the link below to the hotel location in Google maps, which can produce a customised travel itinery for you: