History - Leather's Smithy

Dating form the 18th Century and standing in beautiful surroundings, on the edge of Macclesfield Forest Reservoir, this stone built inn, formerly a smithy, gets its name from William Leather who you will see on copies of our menu. In 1812 he obtained the first license to sell ale and porter.

A popular haunt with walkers, fishermen and country lovers, it is only a mile from Peak Park and three miles from the busy market town of Macclesfield.


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