Places to visit in and around Cambridgeshire

Explore historic houses big and small, working mills, impressive gardens or simply escape to explore the charming fen waterways of Cambridgeshire - on foot, by bike or by boat.

The Winter Walk in February at Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

Anglesey Abbey

Journey back to the golden age of country house living with Lord Fairhaven and admire the rare and fabulous objects he loved to collect. Designed to be enjoyed all year around, the gardens boast spectacular colours and scents throughout the seasons.

Houghton Mill with the river and a swan in the foreground

Houghton Mill

Enjoy walking in this stunning riverside setting on the Great Ouse, then pop into the tearoom at Houghton Mill for a cup of tea and slice of cake.

Garden Lodge with visitors enjoying the views across the moat

Lyveden New Bield

Just outside Cambridgeshire, you'll find Lyveden, a remarkable survivor of the Elizabethan age. Virtually unaltered since work stopped on its creation in 1605.

The Drawing Room showing the mid c18th rococo ornament framing the mirror at Peckover House, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Peckover House and Garden

A secret gem, an oasis hidden away in an urban environment. Contrast the classic Georgian merchant's townhouse, once home to a Quaker family; with a beautiful Victorian garden, now home to more than 60 varieties of rose.

View across the fens at Wicken Fen

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Britain's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen. With over 8,000 species of plants and wildlife, much of which can be admired along the boardwalk that runs between the reedbeds and meadows. What will you spot on your next visit to Wicken Fen?

Longhorn cattle feeding in the 18th-Century Soane yard at Wimpole Home Farm.

Wimpole Estate

A unique working estate, made up of colourful gardens, a rare breed farm and extensive parkland, with an impressive Georgian mansion at its heart. With spectacular views, both inside and out, there's plenty to see and do on the Wimpole Estate, one day is never enough!