huntingdon historic town oliver cromwell

huntingdon historic town

Historic Town

Strolling around the streets, your stop in Huntingdon will be a memorable experience. With superb English Heritage.

Official Tourist Board Website

Visit Huntingdon has lots of useful information for the visitor.

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Oliver Cromwell Museum

Oliver Cromwell was born in Huntingdon on 25th April 1599. Its believed his place of birth was The Friars, a house, which along with farmland was given to his father Robert Cromwell, by Sir Henry Cromwell, Oliver’s grandfather and resident of Hinchingbrooke House. The Cromwell Museum contains some interesting exhibits of life during our Civil Wars.

Passing through

Centred on an island on the Great Ouse at Houghton, stands Houghton Mill a large timber-built watermill with operational machinery. The Mill is owned by the National Trust and is open to the public at weekends, flour is still milled and sold to visitors.

huntingdon narrowboat moorings

huntingdon boat moorings

Waterfront and boat mooring

Along the waterfront and into the village thatched houses and cottage gardens are in plenty. There are public moorings on riverside park and patrons can moor at