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Sandford House, Huntingdon

Huntingdon is a picturesque market town in Cambridgeshire. The town was chartered in 1205 by King John. It is the traditional county town of Huntingdonshire, the seat of Huntingdonshire District Council. It is known as the birthplace of Oliver Cromwell, who was born in 1599 and was the member of parliament for the town in the 17th century.

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George Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BD

Facilities

Here, at Sandford House, our 22 en suite rooms have Freeview television, unlimited free Wi-Fi and digital temperature control. A warm and inviting pub forms part of the hotel, making Sandford House a perfect stay for families, leisure or business.

  • room_service24-hour reception
  • showerBath and shower
  • local_parkingChargeable parking
  • child_friendlyChildren welcome
  • waterComplimentary water
  • natureCountryside break
  • showerEn suite
  • more_timeExpress check-out
  • family_restroomFamily rooms
  • live_tvFreeview TV
  • ironIron and ironing board
  • elevatorLift
  • luggageLuggage storage
  • local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
  • wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
  • usbUSB ports
All Saints' Church, Market Square, Huntingdon

Local attractions

With its pedestrianised shopping centre, Huntingdon offers visitors a choice of national, independent and boutique shops. The town is undergoing a major facelift, with ongoing redevelopment in several areas. The historic High Street, St Benedict’s Court and Chequers Court now offer a good mix of shops for all tastes. Gift shops, craft shops, bookshops, antiques shops, clothes and home-style shops all allow a happy time to be whiled away. Traditional markets are held every Saturday and Wednesday, in Market Square, with the popular farmers’ markets every other Friday and on the last Saturday of any five-week month. There is also a popular crafts & collectables market every Friday in the town’s Commemoration Hall.

Visiting markets include French and Italian markets and exquisite craft markets. All year round, there are periods of entertainment to keep the young-at-heart happy, with the popular Christmas lights each November and for the festive period.

There are plenty of places to enjoy a drink, a bite to eat or a more formal dining experience, as well as pavement cafés for those lazy summer days.

Huntingdon Racecourse is just a stone’s throw from the town, directly off the A14, with regular race meetings, including family fun-days.

Portholme, between Godmanchester and Huntingdon, is the largest lowland meadow in England – perfect for peaceful walks and escaping the rat race.

Houghton Mill, a National Trust property, is a water mill located on the Great Ouse. Flour is still milled here – and the building is a tourist centre, with a campsite nearby.

Grafham Water Centre, near Perry, offers land- and water-based activities, as well as walks and bike hire around the reservoir.

Local transport

Huntingdon railway station serves the town of Huntingdon, in Cambridgeshire. The station is on the east coast main line, with three platforms.

Trains run every half hour to London, with a journey time of an hour. Trains go to Peterborough also.

We also have a bus station close by, with a route to Cambridge.

Parking

Pay-and-display car parks, located near the hotel, are available for both long- and short-term stays. For more details, contact the hotel.

Directions

Take the A14 to Stukeley Road/B1044 in Huntingdon – five minutes (3.7 miles). Continue on Stukeley Road/B1044 to your destination – seven minutes (1.7 miles).

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Unwind at our authentic Wetherspoon pubs

Every hotel is also attached to a Wetherspoon pub, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, including club deals (such as Curry Club® and Steak Club®) and a range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks, all conveniently located for hotel guests to enjoy during their stay with us.

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