Best Western have 3 hotels in Cambridgeshire
A hotel stay in Cambridgeshire combines the art and culture of Britain’s second oldest university with picturesque fenland countryside full of rare wildlife and working watermills.
Town and city breaks in Cambridgeshire
As you pass Cambridge’s 700-year-old colleges with their immaculate lawns, you’ll want to join the students on a gentle punt along the River Cam. If that sounds too much like hard work, you can hire a costumed chauffeur. Peterborough is home to one of the most impressive Norman cathedrals in Britain. And in Huntingdon, at a museum dedicated to the county’s famous son Oliver Cromwell, you can dress up like a Roundhead.
Holidays in the Cambridgeshire countryside
The 40-acre Botanic Gardens are an oasis in the heart of Cambridge. You can bake your own bread using stone-ground flour from Houghton Mill near Huntingdon, the last working watermill on the Great Ouse. And Wicken Fen, its peaty lands rich in herons and emperor dragonflies, is one of the most important nature reserves in the country.
Attractions in Cambridgeshire
Linton Zoo has animal talks on its secretive snow leopards. Staying in a Cambridgeshire hotel can take you back to the black and white days of steam at the Nene Valley Railway. John Maynard Keynes and Salman Rushdie are amongst the alumni of King’s College, Cambridge. Learn about them and the popular Christmas Eve carol service here on a guided tour.
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Hotels in Cambridgeshire
Attractions in Cambridgeshire:
Mar 2012 - Jan 2013 (annual)
Tue-Sun 10am-5pm by appointment Mar - Aug 2012; not Mon (annual)
House, railway & Indian raj display daily 12pm-5pm; park & gardens daily 11am-5pm Mar - Sep 2012 (annual)
House: Wed-Sun & bank holidays 12pm-5pm
Park, West Garden, Restaurant & Shop 11am-5.30pm Apr - Sep 2012; not Mon or Tue (annual)
Tue-Sat 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm Apr - Oct 2012; not Mon or Sun (annual)