The Kilton Inn’s candlelit tables roaring fireplaces and welcoming atmosphere make it a popular dinner venue for couples and a favourite weekend lunch spot for families. Along with its neighbouring hotel and the leafy car park they share the pub has a prominent position on the main A50 road that cuts through the rural hamlet of Hoo Green in Knutsford. Just over 20 miles south of Manchester and nine miles north of Macclesfield Knutsford is considered part of Cheshire’s affluent Golden Triangle. The ‘triangle’ a set of leafy villages beloved of celebrities and footballers is a wealthy residential area where house prices reach well into the millions. Cobbled streets fine-dining brasseries and upmarket shops define the town today but long before the millionaires and mansions arrived Knutsford was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Cunetesford which local legend attributes to King Canute the 1016 king of England who is said to have blessed a local wedding.