Don’t miss the Tour of Britain coming to Knutsford on the 6 September. The race will pass through Knutsford’s historic streets twice and Knutsford will host a pop up festival on the Heath through a collaboration with Event Buddha and Tatton Estates.

The “Cycle Fest” will include a children’s village, street food, markets, a Silk FM stage, a VIP lounge and big screen with a live feed. There is all day parking and a secure area for cyclists to store their bikes.


Knutsford is an ideal host for The Tour of Britain and has a fantastic array of quality restaurants and bars. Known as the “gastro capital” of the Cheshire Peak District you’ll find a collection of independent businesses, stylish boutiques, antique shops and contemporary galleries.

The town is the perfect place for shopping with its own indoor market and three streets filled with a great selection of independent boutiques, popular high street stores and coffee shops.

Knutsford is steeped in history and this year celebrations are taking place to mark 1000 years since Canute became the first King of England. Canute gave his name to the town which is recorded in the Doomsday book as Canutesford. Legend has it that King Canute’s famously crossed the River Lily.

Knutsford is well connected by two major motorways, the M6 and the M56 and has a direct railway link with Chester and Manchester.