Cambridgeshire

Properties and events in Cambridgeshire

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Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey, Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9EJ
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Come and explore the beautiful gardens and house at Anglesey Abbey. See riots of colour in the Dahlia Border, plus explore the Artist's of East Anglia exhibition to unlock a collection rooted in East Anglia.

Cambridgeshire Chattels

Estate Office, Milton Park, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 9HD
In person
Pre-booking required

Cambridgeshire Chattels, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Exploring Ely Cathedral Physick Garden

The College, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4DL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Exploring the ways in which the medieval monks of Ely used plants and herbs for healing.

Faizane E Madina Jamia Masjid St Ives Mosque

22 Needingworth Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5JN
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Faizane E Madina Jamia Masjid St Ives Mosque welcomes you to explore and discover more about the Islamic faith and culture.

Friends of March Railway Station Victorian Event

Platform 2, March Railway Station, Station Road, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 9QW
In person
Pre-booking not required

Celebration of the Victorian era at March Station.

History of Baptists in Ramsey

Great Whyte Baptist Church, Great Whyte, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, PE26 1HA
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and find out about the Baptists in Ramsey and find out the connections with Coventry. The site where the Baptists first built a chapel in the town will be open with some history displays.

Holy Trinity Church, Orton Longueville

Holy Trinity Church, The Village, Orton Longueville, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 7DN
In person
Pre-booking not required

Holy Trinity Church will be open for the wider community to look around our lovely 13th century church.

How a Peacock brought Hope to the village

The Littleport Society, The Barn, Main Street, Littleport, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1PH
In person
Pre-booking not required

The story of Victorian entrepreneur William Peacock, the Hope Brothers factory, and how it changed the fenland village of Littleport.

March Station in the 40s

Platform 2, March Railway Station, Station Road, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 8SQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Learn about station life during the war years

Peckover House

Peckover House, North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1JR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Peckover House will be opening it's doors free of charge as part of Heritage Open Day on 14th September. This year there will be a special focus on behind the scenes access to areas that haven't been open before.

Rothschild Bungalow

Woodwalton Fen NNR, Chapel Road, Ramsey Heights, Cambridgeshire, PE26 2RS
In person
Pre-booking not required

Celebrate Woodwalton Fen NNR, birthplace of modern wildlife conservation. Step inside and look around the historic Rothschild Bungalow, and explore this beautiful reserve.

Sacred Heart Church

Needingworth Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5JT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visitors will be able to explore the unique history of 'Pugin's Little Gem' and learn about key people who overcame personal tragedy, adversity and challenges to create Sacred Heart Church.

St Andrews Church, Northborough.

St Andrew's Church, Church Street, Northborough, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 9BN
In person
Pre-booking not required

An interesting and historic parish church, recently added to the at risk register of Historic England. Visit the tomb of Elizabeth Cromwell. Personal tours available on request.

St Augustine Church & Parish Centre

St. Augustines Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 3AH
In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover St Augustine Church, which was built in 1869 as part of the new park development. It is a Gothic style Church. It is a Listed Building Grade I. The List entry number is 1126690 and first listed on 31st October 1983. Architect Mr Bassett -Smith.

St Ives Masonic Hall

St Ives Masonic Hall, Wellington Street, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5AZ
In person
Pre-booking not required

A guided visit with a history of the building and an explanation of Freemasonry.

St Ives Methodist Church

St Ives Methodist Church, 4 The Waits, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5BY
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Church has recently been refurbished. There is a textile hanging in the Church completed during Covid, designed and executed by the textile artist Gail Lawther.

St Ives Town Hall

Market Hill, The Old Riverport, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5AL
In person
Pre-booking not required

On the first floor of the Town Hall the Council Chamber will be open, where you can hear the history and see the Civic Regalia.

St Margaret's Church

Fletton Avenue, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 8DE
In person
Pre-booking not required

View the Saxon Stones. Trace your family history. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings. View the Great War memorial and learn about the men who made the ultimate sacrifice.

St Peter's Church, Offord Darcy, St Neots

St Peter's Church, High Street, Offord Darcy, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 5RH
In person
Pre-booking not required

St Peter’s Church offers much of interest to all visitors. This Grade 1 listed building, the only one in the Offords, boasts the four styles of medieval church architecture and is full of historical interest.

The Free Church

The Free Church, Market Hill, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5AL
In person
Pre-booking not required

This St Ives grand 'non-conformist cathedral' was built in the 1860s.

The Heritage of John Peck - an Exceptional Fenman

St Johns Church, 317 Main Road, Parsons Drove, Cambridgeshire, PE13 4LF
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Friends of St John, Parson Drove and The John Peck Society invite you to celebrate the heritage of John Peck, 19th century resident of Parson Drove, and the history of the village, as we explore his connections and networks throughout the fens.

The History of Alconbury Weald

The Club, The Boulevard, Enterprise Campus, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 4XA
In person
Pre-booking required

Between 1938 and 1995, RAF Alconbury served as a military airbase. Explore the legacy of that time which carries a complex and fascinating history.

The Norris Museum

The Norris Museum, The Broadway, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5BX
In person
Pre-booking not required

Opened in 1933 to house the antiquarian collections of Herbert Norris who left them to the town of St Ives. His diverse collection of Huntingdonshire’s history, acquired over many years, tells the story from 160m years ago to the present day.

The Stained Glass Museum: Free Open Day

The Stained Glass Museum, South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4DL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Explore our beautiful gallery filled with over 130 illuminated stained glass windows, viewable at eye level.

The Stained Glass Museum: Free Open Evening

The Stained Glass Museum, South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4DL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Explore our beautiful gallery filled with over 130 illuminated stained glass windows, viewable at eye level.

Visit the Landbeach Tithe Barn

Across from 2A Waterbeach Road, Landbeach, 2 Bill Rickaby Drive, Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, CB8 0HQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Tithe Barn is opening its doors to everyone as part of Heritage Open Days, England’s largest festival of history and culture. Be enchanted by this very old timber building, enjoy its specialness & quirkiness with its timber structure supporting a la

Wisbech Corn Exchange: 'Routes - Networks - Connections'

North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1JR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Wisbech Corn Exchange is located at the heart of the town next to the River Nene. Come, explore and discover the rich and varied history of Wisbech Corn Exchange and those who frequented this iconic building across the past two centuries.

Wisbech Historic Friends Meeting House

21 North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1JR
In person
Pre-booking not required

See inside the Historic Meeting House and secluded grave yard at back of the property and find the story of Jane Stuart, natural child of James II.

Wisbech St Peter and St Paul Church

Wisbech Parish Church of St. Peter & St. Paul, Love Lane, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1HP
In person
Pre-booking not required

Climb the tower to the ringing chamber and the bells (roof is not open), have a go at bellringing. Meet the ringers and see the bells in action. Then enjoy afternoon tea in the church.

Wisbech Town Hall

1 North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1JR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Access to this Grade II Listed Building