Huntingdon is well placed for a wide choice of things to do. As well as the shops, cafes and restaurants, there are a number of places to visit for all the family.
Huntingdon Historical Town Trail
A fascinating walk taking you around the centre and outskirts of the town. It focuses on the historical monuments and buildings that are often overlooked, including the County and Borough Gaol! A map of the walk is available from the Library, the Cromwell Museum and other locations around the town.
And online here.
The Museum opened in 1962 in the old grammar school where Cromwell and Samuel Pepys were once pupils.
Riverside – Boat Hire – Purvis Marine
Open 9am – 5:30pm seven days a week.
The Riverside Car Park
www.purvismarine.co.uk or 01480 453628.
This Tudor country house was built around an early 13th century nunnery. It was given by Henry VIII to Richard Cromwell in 1538 at the time of the Dissolution.
Hinchingbrooke Country Park
Open grasslands, meadows, woodlands and lakes cover 170 acres with a wealth of wildlife everywhere.
Hinchingbrooke House Performing Arts Centre
An exciting venue for exhibitions, concerts and theatrical productions.
Voted Best Small Racecourse in the South Midlands and East Anglia by the Racegoers Club for 2012.
And more Places of Interest around the area:
Great Fen Project
The Raptor Foundation
Rally Karting at Kings Ripton
Houghton Mill – a NT property
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