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Things to do in Huntingdon and St Ives

As places are starting to open up more and more, why not see what Huntingdon and St Ives have to offer. We have put together a helpful list of good places to visit, suitable for all ages. 

It’s important to note that due to Covid-19, things might change so before travelling to a place, please do check their website for up-to-date visiting and booking information.

Cambridge Theatre 

Fancy watching a live performance? Cambridge theatre has lots to offer including Matilda the musical starting in September. 

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St Ives Market 

Being a market town it makes sense that one of the main attractions of St Ives is its markets. With plenty of stalls to look around you can pick up fruit, vegetables, meats, fish and cheese! There’s even a farmers market held on the first and the third saturday of each month. 

St Ives Electric Riverboat 

Fancy taking in the riverside but not looking for a long walk, you’re in luck. Take a boat trip for an hour and see the wildlife on the riverside come to life. If you are keen you can drive the boat yourself, but if that’s not your thing then  worries, you can hire a chauffeured boat. 

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The Cromwell Museum 

If you’re an enthusiastic historian, check out the Cromwell Museum. Set in the school Cromwell attended, this museum looks back at the life of the 17th century soldier and statesman. 

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Huntingdon Racecourse 

Treat yourself to a day at the races. Dress up, place your bets and let the adrenalin take hold. Grab some food and a drink and make a day of it! With races coming up in October, it’s worthwhile planning your trip. 

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Virgin Balloon Ride 

Why not plan an out of this world adventure with a balloon ride. Get above the trees and into the clouds, and see the beautiful countryside. Take photos, make memories and enjoy the outstanding views of Huntingdon and the surrounding area. 

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Houghton Mill (National Trust)

Are you a national trust member, or a family looking for a place for some little legs to run and burn off some energy? Houghton Mill could be the perfect place for you. Come for the guided tour of the mill, stay for the on site tea rooms. Discover the 18th century way of milling flour, and learn about the different kinds of machinery throughout its history. 

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Where are your favourite places to visit locally? We’d love to add to our list, so please do pop on over to our Facebook page and let us know what we’re missing!