Places to Visit

Angelsey Abbey Anglesey Abbey and Garden
Banham Zoo 01953 887771
Burwell Museum & Windmill Set among beautifully preserved historic farming buildings, Burwell Museum tells the story of a bustling fen-edge village. Alongside the 19th-century mill, displays from the everyday to the amazing vividly recreate Burwell life over the ages.
There are also open spaces for children to play, lots of hands-on interactive exhibits, and play and picnic areas. Burwell Museum is run solely by volunteers, who generously donate their time to keep the Museum open to the public, and offer a wide range of events and learning opportunities. Find out more about volunteering with us here.
Bury St Edmunds Official tourism web site for Bury St Edmunds
Denny Abbey Denny Farmland Museum and Abbey
Devil's Dyke A walk from Woodditton to Reach
A 7 mile long embankment, thrown up in Anglo-Saxon times believed to be around 1450 years old.
It is scheduled as a S.S.I. (Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Woodditton Site
The Wildflife Trusts
Chippenham Fen Woodland Trust
Ely Cathedral The very impressive cathedral in nearby Ely.
Hosts concerts, lectures, craft and food fairs etc.
Cathedral Web Site
Cathedral Events

Go Ape In Thetford Forset
On Segway's, Bikes or Climbing in trees
Ickworth House Ickworth House Park and Garden
Newmarket Horseracing Find out about the home of racing, events tickets etc.
National Horseracing Museum Museum tours, shop, cafe, galleries, education and even a racehorse simulator.
99 High Street, Newmarket Suffolk CB8 8JH
Red Lodge Karting Centre Outdoor Karting Centre
National Trust Properties Suffolk
St Mary's Church (Burwell) A fine mediaeval building, which is in the perpendicular style, and visible from many miles away.
Web Site
Thetford Forest Park Family park in Thetford Forest
Wicken Fen and Burwell Fen Farm National Trust info on Wicken Fen and Burwell Fen
Wimpole Hall & Farm National Trust Property

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Village News
"Memories Of Burwell", By Frank Czucha
Newly published book containing over 300 photos of former schools, shops and companies etc. is now available from Tina's in North Street. Priced at £12.99
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Addenbrooke's nurse 'could not speak any English'
The hospital only realised the woman did not speak any English when she turned up for her first day.
Dashcam captures drink-drive crash in Mepal
A drink-driver was jailed after causing a fatal five-vehicle crash.
Cambridge guided bus crashes into wall
A guided bus crashed after leaving the tracks, leaving one man injured.
Fruit and veg farmers facing migrant labour shortages
Growers are already having difficulty recruiting pickers and fear it could get harder post-Brexit.
Roads in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk start to melt in hot weather
The hot weather continues to cause problems for people who want to travel, as roads start to melt.
Peterborough Lido: A look back at the pool's 80 years
The popular outdoor pool opened in 1936 but things have not always gone swimmingly.
Duxford: From daring dogfights to acrobatic airshows
From daring dogfights to acrobatic airshows: One hundred personal stories of Duxford's past and present.
Students compete in Cambridge University's cardboard boat race
More than 50 boats made out of cardboard, tape and glue compete in race.
Bumps: Cambridge’s curious rowing race
There is no other boat race quite like it.
Paul Taylor: Bradford City sign forward on one-year deal after Peterborough exit
Bradford City sign forward Paul Taylor on a one-year deal following his release by Peterborough United.
Brad Inman: Rochdale sign Peterborough midfielder on season-long loan
Rochdale sign midfielder Brad Inman on a season-long loan from League One rivals Peterborough United.
Area Photos
Burwell Fen Burwell - From Church Tower Burwell - St Mary's Church Burwell Windmill Burwell Lode

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