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Knutsford Heritage Centre

90A King Street, Knutsford WA16 6ED, England
+44 1565 650506
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Great place to visit,lots of interesting artefacts in the shop.the display of local painters works... read more

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brambles1801
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Northwich, United Kingdom
what a welcome.so much literature we are still reading it all at home . we learned all about canute and his links

George and Angeles gave us such a welcome.You often find that volunteers are so committed and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lynne g
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Southport, United Kingdom
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Knutsford Heritage Centre is the best way to discover Knutsford and Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford. Changing exhibitions tell the story of Knutsford and its people. Official Walking Tours of Knutsford run every Friday afternoon (at 2pm from May-October. The Centre also houses the famous Knutsford Tapestry, measuring 52 metres it took 4 years to complete and involved 3,000 people in the stitching. It captures the architecture and every day life of Knutsford in the year 2000.
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90A King Street, Knutsford WA16 6ED, England
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Reviewed today

Great place to visit,lots of interesting artefacts in the shop.the display of local painters works of art and the famous KNUTSFORD tapestry are a must to see.ask one of the very helpful members of staff for an history of the TAPESTERY ,you will not be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

George and Angeles gave us such a welcome.You often find that volunteers are so committed and knowledgeable .Learned so much about Canute and the little gem that is the town

Thank lynne g
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George W, Trustee at Knutsford Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit Lynne, and thank you for your lovely comments

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently spent a morning in this attractive town. Dropped into the Heritage Centre, and spent over an hour pouring over the Knutsford Millenium Tapestry, a fascinating piece of work recording how the town looked at the end of the year 2000....More

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George W, Trustee at Knutsford Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your charming review, which I have shared with our Volunteers and Trustees. It is through the hard work of our volunteers that we continue to provide services that our visitors very much appreciate. We are delighted that you enjoyed not only our...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very much like exploring and this was very interesting. We stayed in knutsford and thought this was a lovely place to stop for an afternoon

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George W, Trustee at Knutsford Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review Dave and Jane. We are glad that you enjoyed exploring our historic town , and experienced the ambiance in our Heritage Centre.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Really worth the visit to this free centre.The tapestry is wonderful.There is a peaceful and very pretty small courtyard garden behind the gift shop. The sign on King Street would be better if it made reference to the wonderful gift shop.

Thank Pamela B
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George W, Trustee at Knutsford Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Pamela We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our lovely Heritage Centre. Thank you for your kind comments. That's a good point about the sign, which I will refer to our management team. Best wishes George

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

A wonderful tapestry of the Town. Congratulations to the 1000`s of people who created the stunning work of art. Very friendly and knowledgeable volunteers who were most welcoming.

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George W, Trustee at Knutsford Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thank you Jim. We are delighted with our Queen's Award for Voluntary Services. I'm so glad you enjoyed looking at our wonderful tapestry and were able to meet some of our amazing volunteers in person.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

My second visit here but I find the actual exhibit space is somewhat empty. Although the tapestry is very good the other exhibits are always a bit sparse The staff are very friendly and informative it’s a pity they don’t have more to show off

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George W, Trustee at Knutsford Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks for your thoughts and observations Spike. I've asked the Trustees to consider what you've said, and to see how we might address your points.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We were visiting Knutsford for the Royal May Day Procession and decided to have a look at the Heritage Centre. It is situated in a pleasant little courtyard in a 17th century timber-framed building. They have various changing exhibitions and it was nice to see...More

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George W, Trustee at Knutsford Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you for you kind comments Viv, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

a friend told us about this little place. There is a fabulous tapestry compiled by local people from all walks of life. A very knowledgeable lady told us all about it, really interesting and well worth a visit.

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George W, Trustee at Knutsford Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind comments. In addition to our Tapestry gallery we have frequently changing exhibitions in our smaller Garden gallery. Please do come and visit us again in the summer :)

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

I was just passing through Knutsford in December for the night and was wandering around the lovely town when I came across this centre. It was wonderful. Very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable staff made me welcome and I found the tapestry fascinating and very beautiful....More

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George W, Trustee at Knutsford Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Wow! What a lovely review of our wonderful centre.Thank you so much. Great reviews such as yours are all down to our fantastic volunteers who continue to deliver such a great service. We look forward to seeing you again this summer. Do have a look...More

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I don't think there's a shuttle bus but there are public transport buses from the airport to Knutsford. Which bus to catch depends on the day and time of travel. I don't know how much the journey would cost by taxi. If you... More
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