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Are you looking for places to visit before or after a day at the races at Huntingdon?

 

We’ve chosen some of the best attractions to help you explore the rich and exciting history of Cambridgeshire while you’re in the area.

THINGS TO DO IN CambridgeSHIRE

Huntingdon is a town with a history dating back to the middle ages, and only a short distance from the world-famous city of Cambridge, an esteemed seat of education for thousands of years.

 

Cambridge is just over 20 miles away and offers many beautiful museums and art galleries. Admire the beautiful architecture and majestic college buildings. Explore quaint passages set around the historic market place and colleges, where a unique and relaxing shopping experience can be found.

 

Explore the sights at Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows by foot, bike or boat.

 

Distance from racecourse: 7 miles

The Cromwell Museum is located in the former grammar school that Oliver Cromwell attended. You can expect to see the best collections on public display showing items relating to the life and times of Oliver Cromwell.

 

Distance from racecourse: 3.8 miles

Go for a stroll besides the River Cam or have a go at punting where Private and Shared Chauffeured River Tours are available.

 

Distance from racecourse: 22.3 miles

The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest universities, it’s steeped in rich history with its famous buildings attract visitors from all over the world.

 

Distance from racecourse: 23.6 miles

The King’s College Chapel is known as one of the most iconic buildings in Cambridge with its English Gothic structure.

 

Distance from racecourse: 23.6 miles

The Botanic Gardens are heritage-listed covering 40 acres of beautifully-landscaped gardens with over 8,000 species of plant collections from all over the world.

 

Distance from racecourse: 23.3 miles

The Fitzwilliam Museum is located in central Cambridge, it’s a museum for arts and antiques of the University of Cambridge.

 

Distance from racecourse: 23.2 miles

Peterborough Cathedral is in the heart of the historic city of Peterborough. 

 

Distance from racecourse: 23.2 miles

Take a look at further attractions and places to visit in Cambridge here.

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