Spaldwick is conveniently located just off the A14 in the beautiful county of Cambridgeshire, with relatively easy access to all parts of the UK by car. An excellent train service from Huntingdon Station provides easy access to the London in less than an hour. If you are new to the area, here are a number of featured locations that you may wish to consider visiting. Click on the links for more information and high-resolution photographs.
Local cities of Cambridge, Peterborough and Ely
Cambridge is a beautiful city and the location of one of the world’s best universities with excellent shopping and a superb choice of restaurants (26 miles east of Spaldwick).
Peterborough is well known for its excellent shopping, has a major train station and is home to a beautiful cathedral (25 miles north of Spaldwick).
Ely Cathedral is an amazing building that attracts visitors from all over the world (38 miles north east of Spaldwick).
London is an hour away by train
With Huntingdon train station only minutes away by car, and the fast train from Huntingdon to London Kings Cross taking only 45 minutes, London makes a fantastic destination for a day trip from Spaldwick.
There’s just so much to visit in London, including West End theatres, the EDF Energy London Eye, the Tower of London, Madame Tussauds, the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum and the British Museum.
There are a number of National Trust properties
There are a number of National Trust properties within easy reach of Spaldwick:
Houghton Mill is a working 18th-century watermill in a beautiful riverside setting (12 miles from Spaldwick).
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve is owned by the National Trust and is one of Britain’s oldest nature reserves (38 miles east of Spaldwick).
Wimpole Hall and Estate is the largest country house in Cambridgeshire and is owned by the National Trust (25 miles south east of Spaldwick).
Anglesey Abbey is a country house full of furniture and art, over 100 acres of grounds including rose and dahlia gardens and a working 18th-century Lode Water Mill (25 miles south east of Spaldwick).
Ickworth House is a “Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape” owned by the National Trust. With many special events throughout the year, Ickworth House sits within a park that extends to 1800 acres (55 miles east of Spaldwick).