Delightful Cambridgeshire is the county for all season.The internationally famous City of Cambridge which is a university city is the county town of Cambridgeshire. The University of Cambridge, one of the top five universities in the word is found in Cambridge. The city boasts of impressive architectural excellence in its churches, chapels and colleges.
Outside the city, the county is unspoilt nature at its best with open spaces, green parks and courtyards framing the River Cam, which meanders through the heart of the county. It is a land of rolling countryside, lazy waterways, grand cathedrals, imposing manor homes, quaint villages and busy towns. Fens which used to be a marshland stretches for miles and miles and flaunts some of the most spectacular scenery a visitor will ever experience in this part of the world.
Food and shopping experience
Cambridgeshire is home to some of England’s top producers. Farmers market, farm shops, food halls, food festivals as well as award-winning restaurants offer culinary treats and a wide range of cuisine prepared from locally sourced produce. For visitors who love to eat and drink, Cambridgeshire offers a vast selection of pubs and restaurants that serve either culinary delights from all over the world or well-loved home-made cuisine. Real ale, which has been naturally matured in the cask is served in old-fashion pubs in and around the county.
As for shopping, there is a plentiful choice of modern shopping centres, friendly markets and reputable independent shops to choose from. The delightfully rural market villages and towns have their bustling markets and independent stores usually lining up the riverside where a wide range of goods from food to antiques can be purchased.
Where to stay in Cambridgeshire
Available accommodations in Cambridgeshire county includes B & Bs, self-catering cottages and homes, all types of hotels, camping and caravanning areas and facilities, eco pine lodges, boats for boating holidays, and luxury lodge or chalet,
Whether the visitors plan to stay overnight or for a summer vacation, there are country hotels, town or city hotels, small and intimate boutique hotels, luxury hotels and spa to choose from. Modern or traditional visitor accommodations with a high standard of service and comfort are available in the cities and towns, countryside, and Cambridgeshire coasts.
Things to do and places to go in Cambridgeshire
Visitors of Cambridgeshire can better explore the County and enjoy everything it has to offer with a self-drive rental van. And hIgh in the priority of things to do in Cambridgeshire is a visit to Cambridge University, one of the top five learning institutions in the world. Along the way, travel through cathedral towns with their old markets and be awed by the miles of lush and marshy fenland. A trip to the Ely to visit the house of Oliver Cromwell, the most famous resident of the county, and view the sprawling wetlands from its lantern towers is also a must do.
But there is more to this County to see and do than just the marshland and the academe. There is a Norman Cathedral found in Peterborough, a World War II aerial hangar in Duxford and one of the best folk music festival in England.