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Milton Country Park
5.51km from Anglesey Abbey
Milton Country Park is a park situated just North of Cambridge city. The park has attractive pathways, playgrounds, lakes and so more. One of the iconic attractions for a walk and also you can have some leisure activities here.
6.77km from Anglesey Abbey
Stourbridge Common, the home of the ancient Stourbridge Fair has a remarkable history, starting with the first Steresbrigge Fair in 1211. it is a green space worth preserving and maintaining – to that end. The fair was the largest in Europe in Medieval times and was the inspiration for John Bunyan’s ‘Vanity Fair’.
Burwell Museum and Windmill
7.1km from Anglesey Abbey
The Burwell Museum is a museum that depicts life through the centuries on the edge of the Cambridgeshire fens. An amazing family day out – explore the windmill, follow the trails, enjoy the rare vintage vehicles, old schoolroom and village shop, and find out how people lived in Burwell on the edge of the Fens. The main visitor centre buildings include a gallery of local history and a large area with audio-visual displays that aim to bring local history alive for visitors.
The Centre for Computing History
7.21km from Anglesey Abbey
The Centre for Computing History is a computer and video game museum based in Cambridge, UK. There's over 36,000 exhibits here and It hosts hands-on exhibitions, educational workshops, and a wide range of activities and events. Most importantly, it makes the history of computing relevant and fun for all ages.
Cambridge Museum Of Technology
7.38km from Anglesey Abbey
Cambridge Museum of Technology is the home of the industrial heritage of the United Kingdom. Based in the City’s Victorian sewage pumping station, the Museum helps people to explore, enjoy, and learn about their industrial heritage by celebrating the achievements of local industries and the people who worked in them. There are audio-visual displays, hands-on exhibits, and children’s activities, as well as traditional museum displays and historic buildings.
Denny Abbey and The Farmland Museum
7.42km from Anglesey Abbey
Denny Abbey has a unique and fascinating history, having been occupied at various times by three different monastic orders. Founded in 1159 as a Benedictine monastery, in 1170 it was taken over by the Knights Templars and used as a home for aged and infirm members of the order. Find out about farming in the past by visiting the farm buildings including a 17th-century threshing barn, explore the craft workshops, which include a wheelwright and blacksmith.
Cherry Hinton Hall Park
7.79km from Anglesey Abbey
Cherry Hinton Hall is a Grade II listed Victorian country house in southeast Cambridge. It’s set in a beautiful green park, which is open to the public. The Hall is most well known for hosting the annual Cambridge Folk Festival and it has wide open grass spaces and the large duck pond which for many is the defining feature of the park along with the vast array of other wildlife living there.
Cherry Hinton Chalk Pits
8.08km from Anglesey Abbey
Cherry Hinton Pit is a 12.8-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest on the south-eastern outskirts of Cambridge. The site consists of the East Pit and most of the smaller West Pit. These two chalk quarries once provided hard chalk to build Cambridge University colleges and lime for cement. Today they support a variety of habitats that harbor some rare plants and insects.
8.35km from Anglesey Abbey
Midsummer Common is an area of common land in Cambridge, England. The common is home to the annual Midsummer Fair, one of the longest-established fairs in England. It also hosts bonfire night and Strawberry Fair.
Cambridge Science Centre
8.62km from Anglesey Abbey
Cambridge Science Centre gives young people fabulous hands-on adventures in science and technology. The museum was opened to the public on 8 February 2013. Its first exhibition dealt with the electromagnetic spectrum and principles of sound and hearing. Its target audience is families and schools, particularly children between 7 and 14 years old.
8.72km from Anglesey Abbey
Jesus Green is a park in the north of central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. It’s an area of open parkland grass, divided by avenues of London Plane and horse chestnut trees. The park is home to the Jesus Green Lido and the city’s only public grass tennis courts.
8.77km from Anglesey Abbey
Christ’s Pieces is a park in Cambridge, at the intersection of the university and the mall – a quiet space amidst the city’s noise and complexity, dedicated to reflection. The area acts as an important publicly accessible open grassed area for the city center. It is east of Christ's College and to the north of Emmanuel College. To the north is King Street, to the east is Emmanuel Road, to the south is Drummer Street, and to the west is Milton's Walk.
8.77km from Anglesey Abbey
Parker's Piece was the original home of Cambridge Town but is best remembered as being the nursery for the university. The grass is mown and the area is known today chiefly as a spot for picnics and games of football and cricket and serves as the games field for nearby Parkside Community College. Fairs tend to be held on the rougher ground of Midsummer Common.
Beechwoods Nature Reserve
8.8km from Anglesey Abbey
Beechwoods was originally planted in the 1840s, and Medieval plough terraces are still visible beneath the trees. It is located in Cambridge, England, between its center and the Gog Magog Hills. One of the good places for a walk and also you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature.
All Saints Church
8.8km from Anglesey Abbey
One of the most complete Victorian churches in Cambridge, containing work by William Morris, and Charles Eamer Kempe. The distinctive spire makes All Saints the third tallest building in Cambridge and can be seen across the city. The church’s ornate interior is a fine example of the late 18th century Arts & Crafts Movement. It was one of the main pilgrimage centers in this area and also it is attracted by many tourists too.
National Trust - Wicken Fen Nature Reserve
8.84km from Anglesey Abbey
Wicken Fen was the first nature reserve owned by the National Trust. Today it is one of Europe's most important wetlands home to over 9000 species. One of the nice trekking destinations and also The reserve includes fenland, farmland, marsh, and reedbeds. Wicken Fen is one of only four wild fens which still survive in the enormous Great Fen Basin area of East Anglia, where 99.9% of the former fens have now been replaced by arable cultivation.
Newmarket Rowley Mile Course
8.9km from Anglesey Abbey
Newmarket Racecourse is made up of two courses - the Rowley Mile Course (named after Old Rowley the favourite racehorse of King Charles II) and the July Course. The Rowley Mile is used for racing in the Spring and Autumn, and hosts the majority of the Group 1 races staged at Newmarket, including the 2000 & 1000 Guineas.
Church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs, Cambridge
8.99km from Anglesey Abbey
The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and the English Martyrs, also known as the Church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs (OLEM), is an English Roman Catholic parish church located at the junction of Hills Road and Lensfield Road in southeast Cambridge. It is a large Gothic Revival church built between 1885 and 1890.
Scott Polar Research Institute (Polar Museum)
9.07km from Anglesey Abbey
The Scott Polar Research Institute, established in 1920 as part of the University of Cambridge, is a center of excellence in the study of the Arctic and Antarctic. The Institute also houses the World's premier Polar Library, extensive archival, photographic, and object collections of international importance on the history of polar exploration, and a Polar Museum with displays of both the history and contemporary significance of the Arctic and Antarctic and their surrounding seas.
The Round Church
9.07km from Anglesey Abbey
The Round Church was built around 1130, making it one of the oldest buildings in Cambridge. It is one of only four medieval round churches in England. The church is built in stone. Its plan consists of a circular nave surrounded by an ambulatory, a chancel with north and south aisles and a north vestry. Over the nave is an upper storey surmounted by a conical spire. To the north of the church is an octagonal bell-turret containing two bells.
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Quy Rd, Lode, Cambridge CB25 9EJ, UK
Anglesey Abbey is a National Trust property in the village of Lode, 5 1⁄2 miles northeast of Cambridge, England. The property includes a country house, built on the remains of a priory, 98 acres of gardens and landscaped grounds, and a working mill. It is a Jacobean-style country house with formal gardens for each season.