It’s important to us at Pickmere Country House that our guests enjoy their stay with us so we have put together a guide to give you some ideas with 5 things to do in Knutsford.
Tatton Park is a 200 year old 50 acre garden, with lot’s of things to see and do. There’s a stunning neo-classical mansion that sits on an elevated position in Tatton Park and dates back to the 18th century. Tatton Park also features a working 1930s rare breeds farm with lots of activities for children. There’s also lot’s of events hosted here that include music concerts and educational workshops, so it’s definitely worth looking on the Tatton Park website to see if there’s any events on at the time you’re visiting. There’s something for everyone at Tatton Park, dogs are allowed in if they’re on a lead at the farm and under close control in the park.
Seven Sisters Farm Ice Cream
Here, you can sit near the cosy log burner or out in beautiful sunshine and indulge in a posh ice cream that’s made on the farm using their own cows milk. There’s lots of flavours to choose from so you might be stuck for choice. Entry to the farm is free too they just ask that you buy something, dogs are also allowed on the farm, so a great day out for all of the family.
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is a great family day out, located in Macclesfield which is close to Knutsford. The giant Lovell telescope is here and you can also find out all about the workings of the telescope and all about the wonders of the universe including planets, space and stars hoping to inspire the next generation of scientists. It’s definitely worth a visit if you love to learn and discover new things.
Gauntlet Birds of Prey Eagle and Vulture Park
If you love nature and birds of prey then you will really enjoy a day out here. They offer lots of different experiences for children and adults. You can experience being up close and personal with owls, vultures and even eagles! So why not try your hand at something new especially if you love animals.
Peover Hall, Gardens and Park
The hall was built in the Elizabethan era with a fascinating history and is still used at a family home today. The hall and gardens are open on Tuesday and Thursday from May to the end of August annually. We would highly recommend that you explorer the gardens and history of the hall.
If you would like some more information regarding things to do in the surrounding areas of the guest house, please do not hesitate to contact us.