Brush shoulders with celebrities, sample the acclaimed food scene and pay a visit to the famous Tatton Park estate during your stay in beautiful Knutsford. The historic town sits on the edge of Cheshire’s Golden Triangle, between the Welsh mountains to the west and the Peak District to the east, providing stunning scenery to go with the characterful streets where you’ll find our Knutsford hotels. Our local guide rounds up the excellent pubs and restaurants of King Street, the shopping boutiques of the town centre and the first-class days out on your doorstep. Tick off what you can during your stay and find out why Knutsford is among the most affluent and sought-after places to live outside of London.
Things to do in Knutsford
Sample some of our favourite pubs in Knutsford with the help of our local guide, which features top town centre options such as The Old Sessions House and beautiful countryside inns in nearby Peover, Plumley and High Legh. Between them, there are great eats and top pints for everyone.
Take your pick from our top five days out in Knutsford, featuring the famous Tatton Park – home of the RHS Flower Show – and a couple of other corking stately homes. You can also visit the biggest bird of prey centre in the north west, as well as Knutsford’s excellent museum.
Knutsford isn’t exactly renowned for its entertainment scene, but that’s not to say there’s nothing for you to do during your stay. You’re surrounded by top-class golf courses and sports options, and the town centre is full of live music pubs, not to mention an excellent little local theatre.
Knutsford town centre is brimming with brilliant boutiques and independent retailers. It’s an excellent shopping destination, which caters to the rich and famous celebrity residents of the town. Wander your way between Princess Street, Regent Street, Minshull Street and King Street, and you’ll find the town’s most popular shopping spots, Cocaranti and the plus-size boutique Verity Plum being a couple of the most popular female fashion picks. On the first Sunday of the month, you can also make your way to Princess Street for The Makers Market, which brings the finest artisan food, drink and arts and crafts to Knutsford.
Knutsford’s compact town centre is easy for getting around by foot, but places like Tatton Park and the many nearby golf courses are a little further afield. If you’re driving, then that won’t be a problem. If you need to catch a cab, then there are plenty of Knutsford taxi providers we can recommend, with Arrow Cars and Abacus Taxis being a couple of the most popular options along with Uber. If you’re travelling by train, there is the Knutsford Railway Station at the south end of the town centre. It’s on the Mid-Cheshire Line, which runs from Chester to Manchester via Altrincham.