Rohan Knutsford Outdoor and Travel Clothing

Rohan Knutsford 2013

Welcome to Rohan Knutsford from Manager’s Jo Ford & Craig Warburton

Shop Address: 6 Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6DD

Shop Phone Number: 01565 633922

Shop Opening Times:

Monday 11:00-16:00
Tuesday 09:30-17:00
Wednesday 09:30-17:00
Thursday 09:30-17:00
Friday 09:30-17:00
Saturday 09:30-17:00
Sunday Closed

Directions to our shop – Knutsford sits just east of junction 19 on the M6 and close to junction 7 on the M56. Knutsford Railway Station is 5 minutes walk away and is on the Manchester – Chester line. Manchester International Airport is 15-20 minutes drive away.Knutsford has unique examples of Italianate Architecture. Examples of this can be found on King Street (Lower Street). The town also has an abundance of classic Georgian architecture throughout.

Parking –  Free parking is available for 20 minutes directly outside the front of the store. Larger car-parks are situated off Princes Street (Top Street) and Kings Street (Bottom Street). There is also a car-park adjacent to Booths supermarket which is 2 minutes walk away.

Staff Recommendations – Knutsford is famous for it’s abundance and eclectic mix of restaurants, traditional pubs, bars and tea rooms. These include Gusto, Piccolinos, Loch Fyne and Belle Epoque – which features two pillars taken from the original St. Peter’s Church in Manchester, a Mediterranean Roof Garden and the Italianate style ‘Gaskell Memorial Tower’, a living embodiment of the Belle Epoque Era.

Rohan in Knutsford 6 Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6DD


Local Knowledge –  Knutsford was recorded in William the Conqueror’s ‘Doomsday Book’ of 1066 as ‘Cunetesford’ (‘Canute’s Ford’) derived from the place where Danish King Canute ‘forded’ the River Lily in 1016. Later variations of the town’s name are Knotesforde (1281), Knodesford (1354), and Knyzteford (1398).

The town was granted its first charter in 1292 and the town’s central position resulted in it being known as the ‘Capital of Cheshire’.

Knutsford is a pretty, interesting Market town, with original cobbled streets and has Georgian buildings and houses, typified in Elizabeth Gaskell’s famous story of ‘Cranford’, which was set in 19th century Knutsford. Elizabeth Gaskell, 1810 – 65, the novelist and biographer, spent most of her life in the town and the house where she grew up stands in what is now Gaskell Avenue.

The main town centre streets, Princess Street (also known locally as Top Street and where Rohan is situated) and King Street lower down, and also known as Bottom Street, form the ‘hub’ of the town. At one end of the narrow King Street is an entrance to Tatton Park.

Tatton Park is one of the North West’s most popular heritage attractions. Over 750,000 visits are made each year to the 1,000 acres of deer park, Mansion, Gardens, Old Hall, rare breeds Farm and events. Most popular events include the annual RHS Tatton Show, Antique fares and music concerts.

For a full list of events, please visit:


  1. Rohan Knutsford says:

    Our opening hours for this coming Bank Holiday weekend are as follows:

    Saturday 23rd June: 09.30 – 17:00
    Sunday 24th June: CLOSED
    Monday 25th June: 11.00 – 16:00

    See you soon!

  2. Rohan Knutsford says:

    Our May Day Bank Holiday weekend opening hours are as follows…

    Friday May 1st: 09:30 – 17:00
    Saturday May 2nd: 09:30 – 17:00
    Sunday May 3rd: CLOSED
    Monday May 4th: 11:00 – 16:00

    See you soon.

  3. D Janson says:

    Just a note to let you know I am still in Cornwall and will not be able to collect my order untill next week

  4. SALE starts this coming Thursday 3rd July! Our opening hours for the coming week are as follows…..

    Thurday 3rd July: 9.00 – 18:00
    Friday 4th July: 09.30 – 17.00
    Saturday 5th July: 09.30 – 17.00
    Sunday 6th July: 11.00 – 16.00*

    *We are not normally open Sunday’s but are during the first week of Sale. There is also the ‘Makers Market’ taking place in Knutsford, this takes place every first Sunday of the month for which we also open.

  5. Our opening hours for this coming Bank Holiday Monday 26th May will be 11am – 4pm.

  6. Until Sunday 30th March bring in any unwanted and useable outdoor gear and recieve 15% off a full price purchase in-store!

    Gift Your Gear is an award-winning nationwide initiative that provides outdoor clothing and equipment to UK community organisations, youth groups and charities working with young people in the outdoors.

    See you soon!

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