Our Cambridge - Duxford hotel is only seconds walk from Whittlesford Parkway train station, which gives a direct route into Cambridge in just 7 minutes. When in Cambridge, you can visit a variety of attractions such as Kings College Chapel, Cambridge University Botanic Gardens and the Grand Arcade Shopping Centre!
For a full list of attractions please view the list towards the bottom of the page.
There is a real sense of living history in Cambridge, almost everywhere you look there is grand architecture dating back hundreds of years. The University and its 31 colleges dominate the centre with atmospheric cobbled courts, chapels, gardens and bridges, but Cambridge is no museum piece - dramatic modern architecture sits side by side with the traditional, and lovers of architecture will find much to admire.
Duxford is a quiet town surrounded by countryside, it is picturesque and is certainly a place to get away from the stresses and strains of city life. Duxford’s most popular attraction and the town is also well known for the Imperial War Museum. The Imperial War Museum is Europe's premier aviation museum and is free for children making it the perfect family day out. It is also famous for its air show ‘Flying Legends’ which is one of the biggest displays of vintage aircraft outside of America.
If you are looking to go further afield, the Whittlesford Parkway train station has direct routes into London via Liverpool St, and Tottenham Hale underground station. With our hotel being just seconds from Whittlesford Parkway train station we are the ideal place to stay if you are looking to visit London for less.
Useful links and distances
Imperial War Museum ( 2 miles )
Audley End House and Gardens ( 8 miles )
Grand Arcade Shopping Centre ( 8 miles )
Kings College Chapel ( 9 miles)
Cambridge Folk Museum ( 9 miles )
Kettles Yard Art Gallery ( 9 miles )
The American War Cemetery ( 11 miles)
Cambridge University Botanic Gardens ( 11 miles)
Fitzwilliam Museum ( 11 miles)
Newmarket Racecourse ( 15 miles)