Knutsford attractions

Knutsford attractions

KnutsfordKnutsford is in the pastoral county of Cheshire, with the broad fertile meadows of the Cheshire Plain, country manor houses and the historic county town of Chester. It is bordered by Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south, and Flintshire and Wrexham in Wales to the west. It is a county of rolling green countryside, half-timbered little towns and villages, and dairy farms producing the delicious, crumbly, white Cheshire cheese.

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Attractions Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate, Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 4LA. Tel: 01625 527468. One of Britain's greatest industrial heritage sites, including complete working cotton mill. Live demonstrations in the mill. National Trust. Charges apply. About 5 miles north east of Knutsford.

Quarry Bank Mill

Attractions Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX. Tel: +44 (0) 161 489 3000. We welcome non-travelling visitors, especially those who enjoy watching aircraft take off and land. So, we've laid on some very special plane observation facilities just for you. Concorde G-BOAC, the most famous aircraft in the world, is now on public display in Manchester Airport's Aviation Viewing Park. The Spectator Terrace provides visitors with an excellent spot to view aircraft take off and land. Visitors centre, aviation shop and catering outlets. Whatever your choice Manchester Airport makes a great day out! www.manchesterairport.co.uk. About 5 miles north east of Knutsford.

Concorde at Manchester Airport

Attractions Nether Alderley Mill, Congleton Road, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4TW. Tel: 01625 527468. 15th-century mill beside a tranquil mill pool. Mammoth 200 ton stone roof supported by a fine timber frame. National Trust. Charges apply. About 5 miles east of Knutsford.

Nether Alderley Mill

Attractions Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6QN. Tel: 01625 534400. Magnificent estate with mansion, grand garden, deer park, farm and Tudor old hall. Home to a grand array of antiques and furniture. Gift shop, garden shop, and speciality food shop. Children-friendly 1930s rare-breeds farm and adventure playground. National Trust. Charges apply. www.nationaltrust.org.uk. About 2 miles north of Knutsford.

Tatton Park

Attractions Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 4SJ. Tel: 0161 941 1025. Country estate including mansion with important collections and 'below stairs' areas, impressive garden and deer park. Ancient herd of fallow deer in a stunning 250 acre parkNational Trust. Charges apply. www.nationaltrust.org.uk. About 6 miles north of Knutsford.

Dunham Massey

Attractions Tabley House, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 0HB - Tel: 01565 750151. Tabley is the only 18th century Palladian country house in Cheshire. It has a 9-bay central block facing south, flanked by pavilions and quadrant passages set well back and splendid Doric portico reached by curved stairs. Tabley House is home to a number of important paintings collected by the Leicester family, principally by the 1st Lord de Tabley. www.tableyhouse.co.uk. About 2 miles southwest of Knutsford.

Tabley House

AttractionsANDERTON BOAT LIFT, Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich CW9 6FW- Tel: 01606 786777. The Anderton Boat Lift is one of the greatest monuments to Britain's last canal age and known as the "Cathedral of the Canals". Built in 1875 it was the world's first and is currently the UK's only Boat Lift. Boat owners and visitors alike are able to ride the Lift and a new Operations Centre houses education and visitor facilities - creating one of the region's most important visitor attractions. About 7 miles west of Knutsford.

anderton boat lift

Attractions Jodrell Bank Observatory, School of Physics & Astronomy, The University of Manchester, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DL - Tel: 01477 571321. Jodrell Bank Observatory is part of the School of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Manchester. The Observatory is home to the Lovell Radio Telescope and the MERLIN/VLBI National Facility which is operated by the University on behalf of PPARC. It is a place of learning, teaching and research for the many astronomers, students and engineers who develop and use the facilities here. www.jb.man.ac.uk. About 6 miles southeast of Knutsford.

Jodrell Bank Observatory

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