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Knutsford is a town in Cheshire.
Knutsford is in close proximity to Manchester Airport, only fifteen minutes by car. It will cost about £20-£25 in a taxi.
Knutsford is situated on the Manchester to Chester railway line. Trains in either direction run every hour, with extras at peak times. On Sundays trains are less frequent but direct trains are available to Salford, Wigan, Bolton and Southport.
GorillaBus  operates services from Knutsford to Liverpool, Liverpool South Parkway, Stoke-on-Trent and East Midlands Airport from Knutsford bus station.
Knutsford is situated very close to J19 on the M6. From Manchester head south towards the M56 and leave at Junction 7.
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.
Tatton Park- A large National Trust run estate featuring a manor house, Japanese Gardens, 2 lakes and lots of deer. An enjoyable place for walks and bike rides. The Millenium Tapestry- A tapestry of the town done by residents to comemorate the Millenium.
Elizabeth Gaskell tours Play Golf Feed the ducks Go antique shopping Eat in a restaurant
Knutsford has a very large number of restaurants. They are all situated in the centre of town, mainly on King Street.
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.
The Cross Keys Hotel, Belle Epoque and the Angel hotel all provide accommodation in more central areas.
postcode is WA16
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.