Holiday Cottages Cambridgeshire
The renowned University of Cambridge attracts some of the world’s smartest academics and holiday cottages in surrounding Cambridgeshire are a smart choice for your next UK break too.
The city of Cambridge itself is unsurprisingly dominated by the university’s famous colleges and halls, alongside medieval churches, absorbing museums and majestic stately homes, meaning visitors can enjoy a unique city centre positively dripping with history and heritage.
Holiday cottages in Cambridgeshire are a popular choice for tourists from around the world looking to savour the charms of this world famous academic establishment, but there is a whole county to explore which boasts plenty more charms besides.
Lush greenery, rippling waterways and historic architecture punctuate Cambridgeshire which is perfect for exploring on foot, cycle or by boat.
Relaxation is the watchword when it comes to making the most of the rivers and streams, whether it’s a lazing about at the water’s edge in the rolling fields alongside the Saxon town of St Neots, enjoying a leisurely trip punting on the River Cam while taking in the famous sights of the city.
Holiday cottages in Cambridgeshire provide a perfect base for exploring the various bustling market towns throughout the county, many of which offer a charming glimpse of traditional English life.
The Old River Nene flows through the centre of the former island community of March, a small Cambridgeshire town originally developed as a Tudor port and later a railway town and an intriguing historic destination to visit on your holiday. The 17th century market place in the maze-like town of Whittlesey, the buzzing market town of Soham with its characterful independent shops and businesses and the riverside historic town of Ramsey are all perfect to explore on day trips from your cottage too, or provide picturesque bases for your cottage break.
Nature lovers will also be captivated by the natural charms of Cambridgeshire, which is distinctive for its flat landscape and The Fens, fertile areas of low-lying drained marshes which now provide some of the richest arable farming land in the country. The Fens stretch throughout Cambridgeshire and are also known as The Holy Land of the English, due to the famed churches and cathedrals dotted along the fenland communities of towns such as Ely, Ramsey and the cities of Peterborough and Cambridge.
The flat landscapes of Cambridgeshire also make it perfect for exploring by bicycle or on foot. The sight of students travelling to and from lectures on cycle is a common one around the university, while an extensive network of cycling and walking paths stretch throughout the wider Cambridgeshire county, offering routes for all ages, abilities and itineraries.
Cambridgeshire provides a unique blend of history, captivating architecture, countryside beauty and traditional English charm and is the perfect destination for your relaxing cottage holiday. Browse our holiday cottages Cambridgeshire today.