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Penny Farthing Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Fabulous look at cycle history

A must visit for anyone interested in cycling. The coffee shop with its friendly staff are an added... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
proteafarmer
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George, South Africa
Beautiful Place

Myself , my husband and 2 teenage son's visited for lunch! We sat in the courtyard surrounded by... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
matthewtP2736AJ
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1 Oct 2018
“Fabulous look at cycle history”
19 Aug 2018
“Beautiful Place ”
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A small penny farthing museum incorporated into a coffee-house/restaurant with a large selection of original penny farthings on suspended and positioned around the restaurant.And a model train circling the restaurant. all set in a beautiful...more
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92 King Street, Knutsford WA16 6ED, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked into the courtyard with some anticipation hoping to visit a museum and get a little potted history of the Penny Farthing but found a little coffee shop crammed with people enjoying what looked like some great cakes etc but no actual museum. I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a very interesting experience for an hour or so its not the Tate but never expected that if you are in Knutsford and want something to do for an hour give it a go

Thank anthonyjames1000
Court Y, Manager at Penny Farthing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Anthony, Thank you for visiting us! Hope you managed to get the chance to try some of our delicious dishes, as well as appreciate the Penny Farthings in all their glory. Glad you found it an entertaining trip. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 October 2018

A must visit for anyone interested in cycling. The coffee shop with its friendly staff are an added bonusMore

1  Thank proteafarmer
Court Y, Manager at Penny Farthing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi! Thank you so much for visiting us! So glad you enjoyed the surroundings with our Penny Farthings. I hope you managed to spot the smallest Penny Farthing, the largest and the oldest bicycle. Hope to see you again soon and thank you for the...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Myself , my husband and 2 teenage son's visited for lunch! We sat in the courtyard surrounded by beautiful flowers, quaint decor and birds drinking from the fountain! Food was fab,as was the service, polite, friendly and didn't wait long for the food! Would love...More

Thank matthewtP2736AJ
Court Y, Manager at Penny Farthing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hi Matthew, Thank you for your kind comments about your recent visit. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and should you be passing on your future travels we hope you will have time to call and see us again.

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Being 1pm inside was very busy. So we had to listen carefully to each other and the waitresses. The courtyard outside was very pleasant but as we wanted to view the penny farthings we sat inside. It took a while to establish with the waitress...More

Thank Rosemary W
Court Y, Manager at Penny Farthing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Good Morning Rosemary W thank you for taking the time to give us a great review, we do find that a great deal of our customers want to sit inside to either admire the unique penny farthing collection and of course our little train. all...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Absolutely stunningly gorgeous cafe/restaurant, nestled in a breathtakingly picturesque courtyard. Food was amazing - service extremely efficient and friendly. Will definitely visit again as it was the highlight of my time in Knutsford.

Thank milllie
Court Y, Manager at Penny Farthing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

good morning millie thank you so much for you great review, we are called a hidden gem so much but once you have found us we find that customers keep returning. we look forward to seeing you again soon many thanks the courtyard team

Reviewed 7 July 2018

The terrace is a little oasis, very quiet, lots of shade and good selection of home made snacks, cakes etc.More

Thank davidrock1
Court Y, Manager at Penny Farthing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

good morning davidrock1 many thanks for your kind words, our courtyard area is a real sun trap and we do try to provide as much shade as possible. and of course our four legged friends are always welcome we look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great for breakfast or lunch or tea and cake. Just had breakfast sat outside in the Courtyard. What a lovely start to a warm sunny Sunday. And I was not alone in thinking that either. Nice choice of breakfast items and the kids loved the...More

Thank carol p
Court Y, Manager at Penny Farthing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

good morning carol p many thanks for your kind review, our courtyard area outside is very popular in the sunshine and a great place to try our homemade dishes. we look forward to seeing you again. many thanks the courtyard team

Reviewed 19 June 2018

This place is a must visit whenever you are in Knutsford, lovely cafe/coffee shop, fantastic service and lovely food.

Thank DebraSweetman
Court Y, Manager at Penny Farthing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

good morning debrasweetman many thanks for your review. we do pride ourselves on the great home made food we serve with our personnel service. we look forward to seeing you soon. many thanks the courtyard team

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to tell where the teashop ends & the museum begins. Delightful teashop with quality food & friendly service. The old cycles are a great talking point so well worth a visit.More

Thank Tom C
Court Y, Manager at Penny Farthing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

good morning Tom C many thanks for your review, we are so lucky that we can incorporate the penny farthing museum in the restaurant. we do have so many people coming in to look at the bikes and end up staying for lunch we look...More

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Hi Georgie Please call us to discuss your visit And we can advise how best to do it Thank you
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