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County - Cambridgeshire | Map
Tel code: 01480 | code search
Postcode: PE28 | code search
Population: 1700
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Alconbury is a village in Cambridgeshire, where the Alconbury Brook meanders through the village and is spanned by a Medieval Bridge with four arches. Close by is Monkswood Nature Reserve which is an ancient woodland with many trees of Maple and Dogwood and at certain times is carpeted with Bluebells, who share the space with Owls and Nightingales. Or perhaps 900 year old Brampton Wood will tempt, as it boasts ponds, wild pear trees and is home to toadstools called ’Plumbs and Custard’. Or Perhaps an insight into Oliver Cromwell is more for you, then a trip to the Cromwell Museum has a wealth of treasures to share, set within the actual building where he went to school that reaches further back into history as far as Medieval times…… There is always the delights of the Animal Kingdom at Hamerton Zoo Park with big cats, snails from Africa and even millipedes, all set in fifteen acres of parkland. Or how about Buckden Towers, an impressive fortified Manor that turns back the pages of time for centuries, originally a palace for a Bishop and once a holding place for Katherine Of Aragon after the annulment of her marriage to Henry V111 makes for an interesting interlude.

Performing Arts

Stage Stars Theatre Academy

Pub and Bar

Alconbury Mill

School

Alconbury Primary School

Taxi

Flex-Able Travel Ltd

Shops

GC Richardson & Sons
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Places to Stay near Alconbury

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Premier Inn Huntingdon (A1/A14) (2.69 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the A14/A1. Huntingdon racecourse is a local attraction near to this Premier Inn. Conveniently located for Huntingdon train station. For shops and local amenities Huntingdon town centre is only ... More | visit website
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Huntingdon Marriott (2.86 miles)

Huntingdon Marriott
Boasting excellent transport links, this contemporary-style 4-star hotel is set on the outskirts of Huntingdon, just minutes away from the A14, linking to the M11 southbound and the A1(M) north. Following a recent GBP 1.5 million ... More | visit website
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Redwings Lodge (2.87 miles)

Redwings Lodge

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Redwings Lodge offers a warm and friendly welcome. Conveniently located just off junction 15 A1(M), south of Peterborough and north of Huntingdon, Redwings Lodge provides value for money, clean and ... More

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Elephant & Castle (3.56 miles)

Elephant & Castle
A traditional pub set in picturesque countryside yet close to major routes of A1 and A14, in between Huntingdon and Peterborough. The motel units are set to the rear of the pub within a large ... More | visit website
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George Hotel (4.03 miles)

George Hotel

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Recently refurbished coaching Inn dated around the 15th century. Situated in the centre of town within easy access of the A1 and A14.

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Old Bridge Hotel (4.38 miles)

Old Bridge Hotel
The Old Bridge is a handsome 18th Century building overlooking the River Ouse. Its atmosphere balances that of a professionally run town-house hotel and a relaxed, bustling inn.

The 24 bedrooms are individually decorated to ... More | visit website
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Black Bull Coaching Inn (4.80 miles)

Black Bull Coaching Inn
About 30 minutes from Stansted Airport, The Black Bull Inn is a 400-year-old building, with a public bar featuring 3 large open fireplaces. The Black Bull has a selection of en suite rooms, and offers food ... More | visit website
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George Hotel & Brasserie (5.17 miles)

George Hotel & Brasserie

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The George offers a selection of 12 beautifully designed bedrooms - all individually characterised after their namesake of a famous George. All our rooms are en-suite and equipped with facilities ... More

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The Horseshoe Inn and Restaurant (6.07 miles)

The Horseshoe Inn and Restaurant
The Horseshoe Inn Restaurant is a pretty country pub and restaurant located in the delightful Cambridgeshire village Offord D'Arcy, easily accessible from the M11 and A1. Inspired by the cooking of Anton Edelman, Chef/owner Richard Kennedy ... More | visit website
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Three Horseshoes (6.30 miles)

Three Horseshoes
Lovely country inn just 200 yards from the river in the historic and picturesque village of Houghton, 2 miles from St. Ives (pretty riverside town) and Huntingdon (historic market town) and just 20/25 minutes from ... More | visit website

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