Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Clopton Way
Station Road, Shepreth, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 6PZ, Tel: 01763 262226, (4 miles, 6kms)
Since opening its doors to the public in 1984, Shepreth Wildlife Park, set in natural grounds, has become one of East Anglia’s major attractions and is home to tigers, otters, monkeys, reptiles and even creepy crawlies!
Mill Road, Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, SG8, Tel: 01763 208978, (6 miles, 9kms)
A 100-acre nature reserve incorporating a nature trail and 3 bird-watching hides. Attractions include unspoilt wetland scenery and birdlife including the kingfisher.
Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BW, Tel: 01223 206000, Email, (0.1 miles, 0.1kms)
An 18thC house in a landscaped park with a folly, Chinese bridge, plunge bath and yellow drawing room in the house, the work of John Soane. Home Farm is a rare breed's centre.
Madingley Road, Coton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 7PH, Tel: 01954 210350, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Cambridge American Cemetery contains the graves of 3,812 soldiers who gave their lives during World War II, and the names of 5,127 inscribed on the wall of the missing.
3 MIll Yard, Childerley, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, CB23 8BA, Tel: 01954 211433, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
With clever screening the 111 yard long timber framed 19TH Century Barn can accommodate from 100-500 seated for dinner.
2 Meldreth Road, Shepreth, Cambridgeshire, SG8 6PS, Tel: 01763 261557, (4 miles, 6kms)
Walled gardens round an 18thC redbrick house approached by 18thC wrought iron gates. There are barns, a 20thC folly and unusual plants.
Fox Road, Bourn, Cambridgeshire, CB23 2TX, Tel: 01954 718881, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
Art centre & gallery exhibiting contemporary art. Artist's studios, 25 onsite artists. Eleven-acre site open all year round.
Longstowe, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 7, Tel: 01954 713500, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
Hayley Wood is mostly an ancient woodland of oak, ash and maple resplendent with bluebells and oxlips in spring.
78 Meldreth Road, Shepreth, Cambridgeshire, SG8 6PS, Tel: 01763 261071, (4 miles, 6kms)
The crossing keeper's cottage and a small plantsman's garden with a very wide variety of plants.
The Orchard, 45-47 Mill Way, Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, CB3 9ND, Tel: 01223 551118, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Small, privately owned museum depicting the life in words and photographs of the poet Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) who lived at Orchard House whilst at university.
High Street, Abbotsley, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 6UJ, Tel: 020 7213 0660, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Although evidence suggests that there was a church on the this site in the mid 12th century it is more likely that the church we see here today is from circa 1300 -10 with its chancel and south arcade of this period.
ATR Bassingbourn, Bassingbourn Barracks, Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, SG8 5LX, Tel: 01763 243500, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
The Bassingbourn Control Tower Museum covers the unique history of this important military establishment including the RAF, the USAAF 91st BG (H) and British Army.
5 Lower King Street, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5AL, Tel: 01763 242587, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
A local history museum with a collection spanning the Stone Age to the present, a fine collection of pictures by local artists & ceramics collection.
Orchard Tea Garden, 45-47 Mill Way, Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, CB3 9ND, (7 miles, 11kms)
Maple Street, Wendy, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0AB, Tel: 01223 208937, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
Dolls house and miniatures museum, including the largest dolls house in the world. Dolls house and miniatures shop. New crafts and toy department.
Gamlingay, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, SG19 3, Tel: 01954 713500, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Gamlingay is an ancient ash and maple wood. The wood grows on a mixture of soils and contains an unusual variety of woodland types.
11 West Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 9DP, Tel: 0208 3485727, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
West Road Concert Hall.
Waresley, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, SG19 3, Tel: 01954 713500, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Both woods are fine examples of the ancient woodland which once covered much of the boulder clay uplands in this area. Both woods are ash and oak. Oxlip flowers.