Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Burgess Civic Hall
Fen Drayton Road, Swavesey, Cambridgeshire, CB24 4RB, Tel: 01954 233260, (3 miles, 4kms)
A network of paths help visitors explore our lakes and meadows beside the River Great Ouse, near St Ives. Enjoy warblers, great crested grebes and dragonflies in summer, starling roosts in autumn, and ducks in autumn and winter.
Houghton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2AZ, Tel: 01480 301494, (2 miles, 2kms)
Last working watermill on the Great Ouse. Beautifully set upon an island in the river. Great walking, cycling and horse-riding opportunities. Hands-on exhibits for all the family. Stone-ground flour often available to buy.
The Heath, St Ives Road, Woodhurst, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 3BT, Tel: 01487 741140, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
Bird of prey centre, offering 3 daily flying displays with audience participation, gift shop, Silent Wings tearoom, Raptor crafts shop. Various handling courses available. Small and large group visits. Schools visits.
Nr Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6DB, Tel: 01480 451568, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Portholme is the largest lowland meadow in England and is almost completely surrounded by water. It is a designated Site of Scientific Interest.
3 MIll Yard, Childerley, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, CB23 8BA, Tel: 01954 211433, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
With clever screening the 111 yard long timber framed 19TH Century Barn can accommodate from 100-500 seated for dinner.
King's Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, PE29 2NH, Tel: 08701 904090, (4 miles, 6kms)
Wood Green Animal Shelters is a registered charity that has been taking in and re-homing animals since 1924. The charity takes in over 5000 animals a year and has set national standards in animal care.
1 Post Street, Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, PE29 2NB, (4 miles, 6kms)
Queen Elizabeth School Hall.
Brampton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 4, Tel: 01954 713500, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
The Wildlife Trust purchased this Site of Specific Scientific Interest after a successful appeal in 1992. Brampton Wood supports a wide variety of plants and animals.
Houghton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2, Tel: 01954 713500, Email, (0.7 miles, 1kms)
Houghton Meadows is actually three ancient hay meadows and a pasture. The meadows are covered from spring to summer in a sea of flowers, from the yellow cowslips to the pink spears of orchids and purple of knapweed.
Church Street, St Ives, Cambridgeshireq, PE27 5, Tel: 01480 451568, Email, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms)
A lovely 7 acre island in St Ives with a boardwalk for easy access, suitable for wildlife lovers and those wanting somewhere peaceful to explore.
Hartford Marina, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2AA, Tel: 01480 438640, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
Relax with a river trip and enjoy the scenery on part of the Great Ouse. Starting from Hartford Marina and taking a slow trip on the Captains Folly towards Houghton and Huntingdon. Cruises last approx 1 hour.
Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 9BN, Tel: 01480 463134, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
Built about 1130. Famous as the House of Green Knowe in the children's books by Lucy Boston. Her patchwork collection is on display. Garden, topiary and roses.
Between Houghton and St Ives, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27, Tel: 01480 451568, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms)
The Thicket is a narrow, steep bank of ash and field maple woodland.
The Quay, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5GT, Tel: 07906 257308, Email, (0.7 miles, 1kms)
SCHEDULED & CHARTERED Boat Trips and Cruises to suit your requirements. Name your theme, and ENJOY the river!
Trumpington Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 5PT, Tel: 01954 230750, Email, (5 miles, 7kms)
A church converted to provide facilities for concerts and meetings.
Godmanchester, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 2BA, Tel: 01480 459676, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
A mid-18thC mansion of architectural importance on the Great Ouse river. A family home with interesting ancestral possessions. To arrange a visit, please can you call 01480 459676.
1 St Marys Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3PE, Tel: 01480 431142, (4 miles, 7kms)
Blacked-Out Britain War Museum has everyday items of life from 1939-45. From evacuation to rationing, bus tickets to bombs. Capture the feel of what life was like.
Upwood, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, PE26 2, Tel: 01954 713500, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Upwood Meadows National Nature Reserve is a series of three old meadows growing on poorly drained chalky boulder clay.