170 acre Country Park near Huntingdon. Free access to woods, lakes and meadows. Disabled access to visitor centre, toilets, hardened paths. Fishing platforms and wildlife garden. Electric wheelchairs available for use. Water- sports available to people of all abilities The house was originally a medieval nunnery converted by Cromwell family in the 16th century, later extended by the Earls of Sandwich.
Admission: Free for park. Pay for house.
Getting there: Car – 45 minutes (20 miles), A14 and A1. Bus – 1 hour 27 minutes, Busway A to Histon, then Busway B to Hinchingbrooke Park. Train – 1 hour 19 minutes, to Hitchin then Huntingdon then walk 15 mins.