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Huntingdon

Settled in the heart of rural Cambridgeshire, well-connected Huntingdon also has easy links to the M11 and A1(M), and a direct train service to London. With such excellent connections, it’s a very popular place for combining family and working life. Also the Great Ouse River and its unique water meadows, provide you with a tranquil local landmark to come home to.

Buying a new build in Huntingdon

A money and time-saving choice, new homes provide you with high energy efficiency.  This makes your home easy to heat in the colder months, have less impact on the environment, and reduces your monthly bills – so you have more freedom to enjoy everything Huntingdon has to offer.

Living in Huntingdon

Family-friendly amenities

A historic riverside market town with a market square at its heart, Huntingdon has a fascinating local history. It’s been an important place since Roman times, and over time, plenty of ancient buildings have left their atmospheric mark.  There are some lovely independent shops to choose from including, a shopping centre, a weekly market, supermarkets and smaller convenience stores.

For growing families, there are six primary schools to choose from, and for secondary and sixth-form education students have St Peter’s School and Hinchingbrooke School. The Huntingdon Campus of the Cambridge Regional College also offers further education for 16+, apprenticeships, adult education courses and access to higher education.

The great outdoors

For a breath of fresh air there’s the country park at Hinchinbrook, the Riverside Park and the Godmanchester Nature Reserve. For sports fans, there’s plenty of leisure facilities, and for a day of culture you can head for world-renowned Cambridge, which is less than 20 miles away.

Well connected

The area’s key routes, the A1 and the A14 meet just outside the town, putting Cambridge, Bedford, Kettering, Letchworth Garden City and Peterborough within easy reach. 

A new home here also is less than an hour away from London King's Cross by train. The town’s train station is on the East Coast mainline and offers services to London in an hour, and Peterborough in 15 minutes. For international travel, Cambridge Airport is 18 miles away, Luton is 32 miles away and Stansted is 36 miles away.