Spaldwick village website

Village signWelcome to the website of Spaldwick village. We are a small, friendly community in Cambridgeshire, conveniently situated just off the A14. Spaldwick is located four miles north east of Kimbolton and seven miles west of Huntingdon. Cambridge is now 25 minutes away by car thanks to the new A14 Huntingdon bypass. Spaldwick has a primary school, playgroup, popular pub, ultrafast ‘gigabit’ broadband (arriving in 2021) and a service station with shop and restaurants. This website is provided by Mark Heath. To get in touch, contact us.

Spaldwick News

The Spaldwick News magazine is produced every month by Spaldwick resident Chris Hubbard. It can be viewed or downloaded in PDF format below. We have every edition since the magazine started in 2008. For more information, or to submit an article, email spaldwicknews@gmail.com. New! Happy 90th birthday John Blatch, and thank you very much for everything you

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Broadband in Spaldwick

Full-fibre gigabit broadband will arrive in Spaldwick during 2021, to complete our 18-year broadband journey to better broadband. We entered the ‘build phase’ in February 2021 and we are currently on course for a ‘go live’ date by summer 2021. We were one of the first rural villages in the UK to get standard ADSL

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About Spaldwick

The beautiful village of Spaldwick is located in Cambridgeshire, UK. Situated close to the newly-improved A14, Cambridge is 25 minutes away by car. The spire of Spaldwick Church – the tallest in Huntingdonshire – can be seen for miles around and the village has 21 listed buildings and is protected by the Spaldwick Conservation Area.

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History of Spaldwick

People have been living and working in Spaldwick since the Bronze Age and excavations near Spaldwick Church have revealed a series of ditches and pits dating from 1000 BC. Spaldwick was recorded in 1086 in the Domesday Book as comprising an area of land of about 450 acres, although the Domesday Book did not record

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Schools and Playgroup

We are well served in terms of education for our children. Located in the village of Spaldwick are two establishments – Spaldwick Community Primary School and Playtimes Playgroup. These are both rated as “Good” by Ofsted. Older children in the village are served by Hinchingbrooke School in Huntingdon (also rated as “Good”). Kimbolton School, an independent

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The George and Local Restaurants

Located in the heart of Spaldwick, The George is a beautiful former coaching inn, which dates back to 1679. The George has developed an excellent reputation in the local area for combining excellent food, with ample portions, with a warm ambience. The George is managed by Stephen Cooper, with the present owners also running the

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Photographs

Spaldwick is a beautiful village at all times of the year. Please enjoy hundreds of high-resolution photographs taken by Spaldwick resident Mark Heath. View or download photographs of the many events that have taken place over the years (including Spaldwick Fetes). See Spaldwick throughout the seasons. View our growing collection of old photos of Spaldwick.

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Spaldwick Service Station

In Spaldwick, we have a new service station at the entrance to the village, owned by Applegreen (which purchased the site in 2016). It incorporates Costa Coffee, Greggs and Subway, and also includes a well-provisioned shop and a beer and wine cave (with a large wine selection). It provides a children’s play area. The service station

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Local Clubs and Groups

Spaldwick is home to several groups, and they all welcome new members. They provide a great way to meet new people and foster the great community spirit that exists within the village. We have a youth group. The Social Group organises the annual Spaldwick Fete and the Santa sleigh run. Beyond Spaldwick, there are several

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Local businesses

Spaldwick is home to over 20 businesses of all types. Businesses include the pub and service station and companies specialising in recruitment, team events, motorcycle training, driver training, electrical services, web development, interior design and outsourced human resources. If you run a business in Spaldwick, then please get in touch for a free listing by emailing

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St James Church in Spaldwick

The Church of James in Spaldwick dates from the late 12th century, and boasts the tallest spire in Huntingdonshire. The Church is pleased to provide weddings, baptisms and funerals. Special events are regularly held in Spaldwick Church, including music and Christmas concerts, Easter fayres, food and drink tasting events and flower festivals. Our current vicar

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Spaldwick Parish Council

The Spaldwick Parish Council usually meets monthly on a Thursday at 8pm in the Community Room at Spaldwick School. Parish councils in England are the first tier of local government. Parish Council meetings usually discuss a range of matters, including planning applications and ongoing activity within the Parish of Spaldwick, such as items brought to the attention

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