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Cambridgeshire is a county in the East of England. It’s a quiet, thinly populated, agricultural county boasting stunning cottages and quirky holiday homes. Most famous for the university town of Cambridge. The university itself dates back to the 13th century and is the second oldest English-speaking academic institution in the world. Several of the stunning university buildings are beautifully set on the banks of the River Cam.

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MARCH - MAY High 13.98°c Low 6.24°c Precipitation 0.04mm/hr
JUNE - AUGUST High 21.22°c Low 13.2°c Precipitation 0.05mm/hr
SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER High 14.68°c Low 8.26°c Precipitation 0.03mm/hr
DECEMBER - FEBRUARY High 7.45°c Low 1.89°c Precipitation 0.05mm/hr

THINGS TO DO IN Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire has a lot of exciting things to offer. Idyllic countryside, picturesque waterways are quaint market towns are to name but a few. Famously home to the only American World War II Cemetery in Britain, the area is also host to the Newmarket races, offering world class racing during the summer months.

Huntingdon

Cambridgeshire
Huntingdon is a quaint market town Cambridgeshire. The town was sanctioned by King John in 1205. Here you will find an abundance of charming churches, bustling markets and an assortment of cafes, bars and restaurants to throw into the mix. Also, on offer are a choice of boutiques, shops, historic heritage and riverside walks making it a perfect place to visit whatever the time of year.

Cambbridge

Cambridgeshire
Cambridge is a city on the River Cam in eastern England, home to the renowned University of Cambridge, dating to 1209. College universities incorporate King's, renowned for its choir and transcending Gothic house of prayer, and additionally Trinity, established by Henry VIII, and St John's, with its sixteenth century Great Gate. It is largely pedestrianised and therefore ideally visited on foot. Alternatively, you can hire a Punt and spend around an hour on the river.

Ely

Cambridgeshire
Settling under the huge skies of the Fen wide open, in the shadow of its glorious church building, Ely offers an abundance of attractions. As the second littlest city in England, it is small enough to explore on foot, however substantial enough to fill an entire day. It has a beautiful waterside area, where you can explore the numerous bistros and eateries or even visit the workmanship exhibitions.

LOCAL CUISINE

Cambridgeshire’s landscape makes it perfect for farming. The county produces a wide range of crops from asparagus, peas, beans and potatoes, to more staple crops of wheat and oilseed. Stilton cheese is named after the eponymous village and Trinity College Cambridge is often cited as the birthplace of a less sweet version of crème brûlée, known as ‘Trinity burnt cream’ which, while a myth, doesn’t stop the college from regularly serving the dessert.

GETTING HERE

There is a fast and frequent rail service from London King’s Cross & London Liverpool Street through to Cambridge. There are excellent connections from Scotland & the North via Peterborough, and regional services from Birmingham & the Midlands, East Anglia & the Northwest. From the South & from London, Cambridge is a short trip up the M11 motorway. From the north, the A1 and M1 link to the A14 dual carriageway straight to the city,