Knutsford

Knutsford is a very pretty historic town, located 14 miles south-west of Manchester and 9 miles north-west of Macclesfield. The town is immediately bordered to all sides by open countryside, giving it a charming rural feeling, and there is an abundance of open green space within the town itself, including The Heath, which is thought to have hosted horse racing for nearly 200 years, ending in 1873.

Tatton Park, which can be accessed from the town centre entrance at the end of King Street, is also nearby and hosts a large variety of events throughout the year, including the RHS Flower Show. Horse racing still takes place to this day, within the grounds of the Tabley House Estate which is located less than two miles to the west of the town.

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Local amenities

Knutsford is the perfect place for some afternoon shopping. With three streets lined with a great selection of independent boutiques and popular high street stores there is plenty on offer. The Indoor Market is open every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, and we have the award-winning Artisan Market on Princess Street on the first Sunday every month. There is a selection of regional and national supermarket chains, including Booths supermarket located close to the heart of the town, and a new Aldi store situated at the entrance of King Street.

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Leisure and pleasure

There are excellent facilities within the town, including a leisure centre with a swimming pool and gym, indoor and outdoor sports pitches. Knutsford Sports Club is a thriving, amateur sports club with around 550 members to date. Facilities include both indoor and field archery ranges, a cricket pitch and practice nets, two squash courts and seven all-weather recently refurbished, floodlit tennis courts.

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Travel links

Knutsford occupies a superb location, often considered at the gateway between Cheshire and Manchester, which is within easy commutable distance, as are the commercial centers of Chester and Warrington. The Railway Station offers a direct train service in 45 minutes to Manchester Piccadilly. Both the M56 and M6 Motorway networks are easily accessible, as is Manchester International