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Welcome to Cambridgeshire


In the Heart of England

Located in the heart of England, Cambridgeshire is situated in East Anglia. Home to prestigious Cambridge University, the historic cities of Cambridge and Peterborough, and quintessentially English small towns, the ceremonial county is a perfect place for visitors to get a taste of British hospitality.

County Highlights

Modern Map - Cambridgeshire with Peterborough labels UK
Cities and Towns of Cambridgeshire

Peterborough and Cambridge are the two largest cities in Cambridgeshire, but they are not the only municipalities in the county. From Huntingdon to St. Ives to Ely, there are several towns of note in the Cambridgeshire.

The aerial view of cathedral of Ely, a city in Cambridgeshire, England, UK
A University Town

Cambridge University, located in the town of the same name, is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious educational institutions. Alumni includes Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, King Charles and Stephen Hawking.

An English Story

Cambridgeshire boasts a long and colourful history, and its story parallels that of England as a whole. From the Neolithic era to settlement by the Angles in the 6th century to the English Civil Wars, Cambridgeshire's story is a fascinating one.

Worth Visiting

Cambridgeshire offers a multitude of attractions for visitors. For history buffs there are a multitude of historical sites, including cathedrals, museums, and galleries. For nature lovers there is the Fens and various walking trails and nature preserves. Lively pubs, restaurants and shops can be found throughout the county, rounding out a visit to Cambridgeshire.

CAMBRIDGESHIRE, UK - OCTOBER 5TH 2015: Some of the aircraft on display at the Imperial War Museum Duxford in Cambridgeshire, on 5th October 2015.
CAMBRIDGE, UK - AUG 28 2019: Aerial view of the Market Square in Cambridge.
St Neots town bridge with the bridge hotel and a beautiful sunset sky. High quality photo
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