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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Cambridgeshire, England.

About the county of Cambridgeshire

The historic county of Cambridgeshire with its beautiful countryside and low-lying fenland can be found in Eastern England and of course is the home to the historic university city of Cambridge, one of the world's oldest seats of learning, with its colleges dating back to 1284. The city of Cambridge is a must when visiting the county, not only to witness the beautiful architecture of its many famous colleges, but the city holds many other delights such as 'punting' down the cam, and many other historical and traditional delights.

Just North-East of Cambridge is the beautiful cathedral city of Ely, a truly wonderful place dominated by its magnificent cathedral known as the "Ship of the Fens" which dates back to 1083 and before that was the site of monastery founded by St. Etheldreda in AD 673.

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in Cambridgeshire

The Senate House, Cambridge

Cambridge (437 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Cambridgeshire

Cambridge has an abundance of magnificent buildings, and these together with riverside walks, wonderful museums and quaint old streets, quickly draw the visitor under the spell of this historic and charming City..

Ely

Ely (152 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Cambridgeshire

The early life of Ely began with a monastry and town situated on an island in the midst of a vast expanse of marshland in the middle of the Fens...

Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire

Fen Ditton (33 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cambridgeshire

This pleasant village can be found in the spacious countryside within easy driving distance from Cambridge...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Cambridgeshire

Nene Park (Ferry Meadows Country Park) Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

Ferry Meadows Country Park (47 Pictures)

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Houghton Mill, Cambridgeshire

Houghton Mill (18 Pictures)

Houghton is a beautifully restored water mill from the 17th century. It can be found in the delightful village of Houghton,.....

Imperial War Museum, Duxford

Imperial War Museum Duxford (124 Pictures)

Duxford retains its wartime atmosphere and, as many of its aeroplanes still fly, you might even see one take to the air during a.....

Oliver Cromwell's house at Ely, Cambridgeshire

Oliver Cromwell's House (4 Pictures)

Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) was Lord Protector of England from 1653 until 1658. For the years spanning 1636 to 1647 Cromwell and.....

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