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National Trust - Wicken Fen Nature Reserve
4.92km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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fens which still survive in the enormous Great Fen Basin area of East Anglia, where 99.9% of the former fens have now been replaced by arable cultivation.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
4.96km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
6.2km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
Palace House in Newmarket is home to The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art. It was built by James I in 1606-1610, so he could visit the area for hunting and hawking, the palace was further west on the High Street than the present palace site. One of the iconic attraction in this area and also a historically important place.
7.1km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
Denny Abbey and The Farmland Museum
9.99km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
Milton Country Park
12.04km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
13.73km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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’.
The Centre for Computing History
14.27km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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
14.37km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
14.67km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
A majestic cathedral that was best known for its magnificent Romanesque and Gothic cathedral. Its construction began in 1083, and today it's a fascinating place to learn about the region's history while marveling at the craftsmanship of the building itself. Its most notable feature is the central octagonal tower, with lantern above, which provides a unique internal space and, along with the West Tower, dominates the surrounding landscape.
Oliver Cromwell's House
14.78km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
The house where Oliver Cromwell and his family lived from 1636-1647 is an attractive half-timbered building that once served as the vicarage for nearby St Mary's Church. The house was built in the 13th century, and portions of that first structure survive in the east wing of the current house.
Cherry Hinton Hall Park
14.83km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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
15.03km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
15.33km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
Beechwoods Nature Reserve
15.64km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
15.67km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
Cambridge Science Centre
15.72km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
15.78km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
All Saints Church
15.79km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
15.82km from Burwell Museum and Windmill
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.
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Burwell Museum and Windmill
Mill Cl, Burwell, Cambridge CB25 0HL, UK
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.