Sourced from Wikivoyage. Text is available under the CC-by-SA 3.0 license.
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.
By carOff the A14 and A1 between Cambridge and Peterborough
By trainHuntingdon station is served by regular First Capital Connect trains between London Kings Cross and Peterborough.
By busThere is a very limited bus service in Huntingdon. It is highly recommended that you do not use it.
By carMost 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.
phone: +44 1480 455595
phone: +44 1480 413222
By bicycleThere are a few bike lanes in Huntingdon, use them when you can to avoid bad traffic.
By footThere are plenty of pavements and public footpaths, so you can easily walk around Huntingdon.
phone: +44 1480 375830address: Grammar School Walk
phone: +44 1480 301494address: Houghton, near Huntingdon, PE28 2AZ
phone: +44 1480 453373
phone: +44 1480 437775address: 22 High StFish & chips.
address: 105 High Street, PE29 3LBA chain of the pizza company that everyone has heard of. As per usual, they serve great food.
phone: +44 1487 824428address: Bridge Rd, BroughtonVillage pub.
phone: +44 1480 459758address: Bromholme Ln, BramptonGood food, and real ales in old mill by the river.
phone: +44 1480 411198address: 69 High St.
phone: +44 1480 716277address: 6 Market Hill, Huntingdon PE29 3NR
George HotelThis pub near All Saints church serves food as well as good drink.
phone: +44 1480 459708address: 146 High StThis pub serves great food and drink.
phone: +44 1480 432444address: George Stas much a piece of history
phone: +44 1480 446000address: Hinchingbrooke Business Park, Kingfisher WayWell equipped good sized suites available. Reasonable buffet English and continental breakfast. Free parking. Gym and pool.
Holiday Inn Huntingdon - Racecoursephone: +44 1480 277277address: Thrapston Rd, BramptonModern furnished rooms, some with a direct view of the race course. Good breakfast, free parking, safe in rooms. Bar lounge.
phone: +44 1480 424300address: 1 High StreetQuality rooms. Very good restaurant. Popular bar, wine shop and for cream teas.
- 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.