Anglesey Abbey

House built in 1600 on the site of a 12th century priory, with a collection built by Huttleston Broughton, 1st Lord Fairhaven. There is nearly 100 acres of landscape garden and arboretum with over 100 pieces of sculpture.

There is a winter walk and snowdrops n January and February, hyacinths in the spring, herbaceous borders and dahlia gardens in the summer and magnificent autumn foliage. A working watermill regularly mills grain for sale. Hip-carrying infant seats for loan (available in the house), a Children’s quiz/trail, family adventure packs. There is a great tree house to get a birds eye view of the Wildlife Discover Area for kids.

Getting there: Car – 6 miles north east of Cambridge on B1102. Signposted from A14 (jct. 35). By Foot – Harcamlow Way from Cambridge. Cycle – NCN51, 11⁄4 miles. Bus -Stagecoach route 10 from Cambridge Bus Station.

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