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Denny Abbey and The Farmland Museum

Ely Rd, Waterbeach, Cambridge CB25 9PQ, UK

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About Denny Abbey and The Farmland Museum

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.



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Milton Country Park6.53km from Denny Abbey and The Farmland Museum

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National Trust - Wicken Fen Nature Reserve7.38km from Denny Abbey and The Farmland Museum

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fens which still survive in the enormous Great Fen Basin area of East Anglia, where 99.9% of the former fens have now been replaced by arable cultivation.

Anglesey Abbey7.42km from Denny Abbey and The Farmland Museum

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.

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Cambridge Museum Of Technology9.42km from Denny Abbey and The Farmland Museum

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