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A brush with history at Hinchingbrooke House

Originally the site of an 11th century Benedictine nunnery, Hinchingbrooke House Near Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire is steeped in history. It has links to Henry VIII, Oliver Cromwell and Samuel Pepys. It is Grade I listed and is open for tours during the summer season, after which tea and cakes are served in the Old Dining Room or on the terrace overlooking the croquet lawn.

Exercise your artistic side at Hinchingbrooke House

Included on the Hinchingbrooke House estate is a purpose-built performing arts centre. A 600-seat auditorium is available for performances of all kind, as are a range of practice and green rooms. Professional on-site technicians are available, and the space can also be hired for conferences, product launches and exhibitions, as well as musical and theatrical performances.

Rub shoulders with Cromwell at Huntingdon Castle

Little is left of the 9th century Huntingdon Castle, which is just a few miles from Hinchingbrooke House. However, its site is a scheduled ancient monument and ramparts built during the English Civil War can be visited. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Hinchingbrooke House? Check out Travelodge Huntingdon Fenstanton Hotel, Travelodge Cambridge Central Hotel or Travelodge Lincoln Thorpe on the Hill Hotel.