Huntingdon

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For other places with the same name, see Huntingdon (disambiguation).

Huntingdon is a sleepy historic town in Cambridgeshire, England, on the banks of the River Ouse, best known as the birthplace of English Civil War leader Oliver Cromwell.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Off the A14 and A1 between Cambridge and Peterborough

By train[edit]

Huntingdon is served by regular First Capital Connect trains between London and Peterborough.

Get around[edit]

By bus[edit]

There is a very limited bus service in Huntingdon. It is highly recommended that you do not use it.

By car[edit]

Most of the people who live in Huntingdon use a car to get around. It's easy to do this but be wary of rush-hour traffic around the ring-road, it's horrendous. There are some car parks.

By bicycle[edit]

There are a few bike lanes in Huntingdon, use them when you can to avoid bad traffic.

By foot[edit]

There are plenty of pavements and public footpaths, so you can easily walk around Huntingdon.

See[edit]

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

  • George Hotel. This pub near All Saints church serves food as well as good drink.
  •   Samuel Pepys Diaryrooms146 High St (near the Methodist church.),  +44 1480 459708. This pub serves great food and drink.

Sleep[edit]

Go next[edit]

  • Take a bus to the nearby historic cities of Cambridge or Ely
  • Take a bus to the nearby historic fenland town of Ramsey (Cambridgeshire)
  • Take the train to London
  • Little Gidding, small village made famous by TS Eliot and Nicholas Ferrar.
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