Places to visit in Cambridgeshire

Whether you're looking for a day out close to Cambridge, Ely or Huntingdon, discover historic houses big and small, working mills, spectacular gardens or simply escape to the charming Cambridgeshire fens and its tranquil waterways.

Planning your visit

Please make sure you check web pages for individual places before you travel, to see where is open and where you may need to book, as well as the most up to date information about visiting.

The path leading through the winter garden at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey 

A passion for tradition and impressing guests inspired one man to transform a run-down country house and desolate landscape into what you see today.

Houghton Mill in the Spring

Houghton Mill 

Enjoy walking in this stunning riverside setting on the Great Ouse and step inside the mill on one of our new pre-booked tours, where you'll discover the story behind the mill and see a live demonstration of the mill in action. Don't forget to pop into the tearoom at Houghton Mill for a cup of tea and slice of cake, whilst you're there.

Nature trail sign by the boardwalk with windpump in background

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve 

Britain’s oldest nature reserve and England’s most famous fen, Wicken Fen supports over 9,000 species of plants and wildlife. With easy access into a lost landscape, what will you encounter?

Hall in winter sunshine

Wimpole Estate 

With an impressive mansion at its heart, a rare breeds farm and a landscape created by 'Capability' Brown, you'll need to allow yourself plenty of time to explore Wimpole.