Knutsford

Knutsford is a very pleasant town in Cheshire spoilt only by its position under Manchester Airport's flight path.

Get in

Knutsford railway station

By plane

Knutsford is in close proximity to Manchester Airport, only fifteen minutes by car. It will cost about £20-£25 in a taxi.

By train

Knutsford is situated on the Manchester to Chester (via Stockport and Altrincham) railway line. Trains in either direction run once an hour, with extras at peak times, although some of these start/terminate at Stockport. On Sundays trains are less frequent but continue beyond Manchester to Salford, Wigan, Bolton and Southport.

By Coach

GorillaBus operates services from Knutsford to Liverpool, Liverpool South Parkway, Stoke-on-Trent and East Midlands Airport from Knutsford bus station.

By road

Knutsford is situated very close to J19 on the M6, it even has a set of services named after it. From Manchester head south join the M56 and leave at Junction 7.

Get around

The best way to get around in Knutsford is on foot, however there is a Knutsford circular bus that links the district of Longridge with the centre of the town. It can be caught at the bus station by Booth's Supermarket.

See

Tatton Mere (Tatton Park)

Do

Buy

Antiques

Eat

Knutsford has a very large number of restaurants. They are all situated in the centre of town, mainly on King Street.

Drink

Traditional English pubs, serving many Ales and they have a very friendly atmosphere, especially the Cross Keys:

There are a couple of reasonable tea shops. Try Mallard on Princess Street and the Penny Farthing in a pleasant courtyard off King Street.

Sleep

The Cross Keys Hotel, Belle Epoque and the Angel Hotel all provide accommodation in more central areas.

Connect

+44 (0)1565

postcode is WA16

Go next

Knutsford is surrounded by small villages and countryside. A cycle or drive out to one of these villages for a walk and trip to country pub can be very rewarding.

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