History of Huntingdon

This quaint market town with charming churches, Cromwell Museum and bustling markets offers you a warm welcome in a variety of cafes, bars and restaurants.

Huntingdon Town Trail

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To find out more about the town, click the image for a detailed town guide.
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Huntingdon’s Great War History Trail
Great War 1914-1918

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Huntingdon had a significant role in the First World War. Many troops were stationed in Huntingdon, wounded soldiers were treated here and the Portholme Aerodrome Company contributed to the development of aviation.

This map shows locations that would have been of importance during the war and places of remembrance for those who made the ultimate sacrifice.


‘In Pursuit of Cromwell’ Trail

The Cromwell Trail

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An intriguing trail of engraved stones linking sites with the Cromwell connection through the historic centre of Huntingdon.