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Tel code: 01767 | code search
Postcode: SG19 | code search
Population: 3500
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Gamlingay is an ancient village that rests on the borders of Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire home to 3500 villagers which is more than in Saxon times. The village has many attractive buildings with the 13th Century church of St Mary standing proudly as the tallest in the village, complete with lovely carved choir stalls and even Medieval graffiti. For lovers of the great outdoors why not explore the Lodge Nature Reserve, with woodland, formal gardens and Nature Trails where you can discover woodpeckers and other wonders, or maybe The Riddy Nature Reserve will surely tempt, covering 19 acres with a small stream where Dragonflies hover and water voles swim. Perhaps a trip to an old Victorian Police Station and Court House will quench the thirst of the curious, St Neots Museum tells an interesting story from prehistoric times, where you can sit on a Victorian School bench, learn how the washing was done, or why not visit the actual Cells, but make sure you have the key. Or for the more adventurous a trip to Shepreth Wildlife Park offers a chance to see Big Cats, Monkeys and Prairie Dogs, why not become a keeper for the day, attend a Bug Party, meet Clive the hissing Cockroach or kiss a Wolfe!


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Gamlingay First School
Gamlingay Village College
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Knibbs of Gamlingay
Lindsay's Bakery
Woodview Farm Shop
Hair by Nina
The Cutting Mill
Oscar Pet Foods

Places to Stay near Gamlingay

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Taylard House (0.28 miles)

Taylard House
Enlighten your visit to East Anglia with a stay in this beautiful classic English Country home. Once a church owned Rectory this house has been lovingly restored into a family home, and more recently a ... More | visit website
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The Coach House (2.20 miles)

The Coach House
Whether you’re visiting friends and family or you're working away from home, Chris and Belle offer a warm welcome and a great breakfast to start your day. There are 11 en-suite bedrooms spread over two floors. ... More | visit website
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Abbotsley Golf Hotel & Country Club (3.07 miles)

Abbotsley Golf Hotel & Country Club

Nestled in 250 acres of idyllic countrside, situated in a favouable location only a few minutes from the A1M, on the outskirts of the small pituresque market town of St. Neots. Within easy access of ... More | visit website

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Highfield Farm (4.44 miles)

Highfield Farm
Highfields - the original farmhouse - and Sunnyside - a new barn conversion - are tranquil and welcoming houses with a warm and friendly atmosphere set in their own grounds on an attractive arable farm. ... More | visit website
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Kings Arms (4.84 miles)

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The Kings Arms is a 16th century Inn and combines traditional pub qualities with modern guest accommodation in the hamlet of Girtford, Sandy on the Old London Road. Managers, Dave ... More

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Holiday Inn Garden Court Sandy (4.97 miles)

Holiday Inn Garden Court Sandy

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Holiday Inn Garden Court A1 Sandy-Bedford posesses a distinctive regional personality and ambiance. Our hotel offers the Holiday Inn trademarks of quality accommodation whilst providing essential services and facilities. All our rooms ... More

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Travelodge Bedford Wyboston (5.15 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Wyboston Lakes (5.19 miles)

Wyboston Lakes

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Nestling on the Bedfordshire/Cambridgeshire border, Wyboston Lakes is set in 350 acres of picturesque countryside among lakes and alongside the banks of the River Great Ouse. Easily accessible by road, rail and ... More

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Premier Inn St. Neots (A1/Wyboston) (5.43 miles)

Ideally situated within easy reach of the A1 close to Wyboston Lakes, Grafham Water, Basmead Manor and the River Ouse. For shops and local amenities St. Neots town centre is only 2 miles away. Our St. ... More | visit website
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Nags Head Hotel (5.84 miles)

Nags Head Hotel

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The Nags Head Hotel has ample car parking space yet is within easy walking distance of the town centre , numerous restaurants, the Priory and other function centres , and ... More

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