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About Whittlesey

Whittlesey is an old area of Cambridge, it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086. The whole region is rich in archaeological remains as is evidenced by the Flag and Fen Bronze Age Centre and Heritage Museum, which focuses on the early Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements of the area and shows discoveries made during recent excavations.

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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Peterborough (143 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Cambridgeshire

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction W of Whittlesey)

The magic of Peterborough lies in the richness of its beautiful Cathedral. It is a glorious historical treasure house, it is unique and quite beyond compare...

Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay (27 Pictures)

in the county of Northamptonshire

(13.3 miles, 21.4 km, direction W of Whittlesey)

The lantern tower of the Church of St. Mary and All Saints at Fotheringhay shines through the deepening shadows of the great trees that frame it, shadows matched in darkness by those less visible that haunt the village where the final tragedy of Mary, Queen of Scots was enacted...

Spalding

Spalding (104 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire

(15.8 miles, 25.3 km, direction N of Whittlesey)

In springtime, the town of Spalding, in it's favoured position on the banks of the River Welland becomes a riot of blazing colour as tulips, daffodils and other glorious spring flowers come into bloom...

Stamford

Stamford (246 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Lincolnshire

(16.2 miles, 26.0 km, direction W of Whittlesey)

Of the 17 churches, only 6 now remain in Stamford, which is without doubt, one of the finest medieval towns in the British Isles, if not in Europe...

Cackle Hill Lane, Holbeach

Holbeach (14 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire

(17.9 miles, 28.8 km, direction N of Whittlesey)

A small market town in the middle of a famous bulb growing region, there is a cluster of small streets and a central main street where the dominant feature is the church of All Saints...

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Flag Fen Bronze and Iron Age Centre at Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire

Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre (8 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.6 km, direction W)

This is a wonderful heritage museum which began when the site was uncovered during excavations of 1982. It focus's on the.....

Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Peterborough Cathedral (68 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.8 km, direction W)

The magnificent cathedral church in Peterborough was given cathedral status by Henry VIII in 1541. Formerly it had been one of.....

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

Ferry Meadows Country Park (47 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.8 km, direction W)

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Crowland Abbey, Lincolnshire

Crowland Abbey (15 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction N)

Crowland Abbey was founded in 716 by King Ethelbald, in memory of St.Guthlac who had built a cell on the Fen island. It has a.....

Peckover House - A town house built in 1722

Peckover House & Garden (7 Pictures)

(13.9 miles, 22.4 km, direction NE)

Elegant Georgian town house with wonderful walled garden...

Burghley House

Burghley House (72 Pictures)

(15.0 miles, 24.2 km, direction W)

This is a graceful house which perfectly epitomises the wealth of the prosperous Elizabethan period. Burghley was completed in.....

Houghton Mill, Cambridgeshire

Houghton Mill (18 Pictures)

(15.7 miles, 25.3 km, direction S)

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


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