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Huntingdon is in the heart of rural Cambridgeshire, but it’s got easy links to the M11 and A1(M) and a direct train to London up its sleeve. With such excellent connections, it’s a very popular place for combining family and working life. A new home here is less than an hour away from London King's Cross by train. The River Great Ouse and its unique water meadows separate the town from neighbouring Godmanchester across the water and provide a tranquil local landmark to come home to.

On the go

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. The town’s train station is on the East Coast mainline with services every half hour to London, an hour away, and Peterborough, 15 minutes away. Cambridge Airport is 18 miles away, Luton is 32 miles away and Stansted is 36 miles away.

Living here

Huntingdon is a historic riverside market town with a market square at its heart and 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 in the town, the Chequers Shopping Centre, a Saturday market, a Tesco Extra and a Sainsbury’s supermarket, in addition to some smaller convenience stores.


There are six primary schools to choose from and for secondary education, students have St Peter’s School and Hinchingbrooke School. Both these schools have sixth forms. The Huntingdon Campus of the Cambridge Regional College offers further education for 16+, apprenticeships, adult education courses and access to higher education.


For a breath of fresh air there’s the country park at Hinchinbrook, the Riverside Park and the Godmanchester Nature Reserve. If you need a bit more focus, One Leisure Huntingdon has squash courts, a swimming pool, gym and day spa. For a day of culture, cinema, shopping and eating out, you can head for Cambridge, less than 20 miles away. You could even join a rowing club and make the most of the river.

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Supporting your communities

Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. Every month whilst the programme is running, our 32 regional businesses together give away 64 donations of up to £1,000 each. It's easy to apply for your local good cause.

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Persimmon Homes is delighted to be joining forces with Team GB: the Great Britain and Northern Ireland Olympic Team run by the British Olympic Association, to give away an amazing £1 million to support children across England, Wales and Scotland.

Community Champions

Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Every month we give away 60 donations of up to £1,000 each to local groups and charities.

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