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Papworth Hospital - the UK's largest specialist cardiothoracic hospital

Cambridge's renowned Papworth Hospital, founded in 1918, is a pioneer in heart and lung treatments, having been the site of the first successful heart transplant in the UK, the world's first successful heart, lung and liver transplant, and one of the world's first non-beating-heart transplants. Notable patients include Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The village it is situated in, Papworth Everard, boasts a thriving community and delightful scenery.

Houghton Mill - a unique setting for family fun

Under six miles from Papworth Hospital, and located in a pretty riverside setting, Houghton Mill is home to lots of hands-on family activities. The quirky five-storey building is the last working watermill to be found on the Great Ouse, and children will be drawn into the milling demonstrations, plus there's special seasonal events, including open-air theatre.

Learn more about the controversial Lord Protector at the Cromwell Museum

Under eight miles from Papworth Everard, history buffs will get a lot out of Cromwell Museum, devoted to one of England's most fascinating figures. The museum, based at Cromwell's old grammar school, sets out to neither celebrate nor denigrate, but simply to shine a spotlight and this divisive figurehead.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Papworth Hospital? Take your pick - Travelodge Huntingdon Fenstanton Hotel is six miles by car Travelodge Cambridge Swavesey Hotel only seven miles, and Travelodge Cambridge Lolworth Hotel is a 10 mile-drive.