Tourist attractions that are nearest to CAMBRIDGE.
Denny Abbey has a unique and fascinating history. Founded in 1159 as a Benedictine monastery, it then became a retirement home for elderly Knights Templars.
A modest but complete and attractive 14th-century chantry chapel, perhaps originally a hospital.
Developed since 1954, a very personal collection of interesting plants allowed to grow with ebullience within the spaces created by carefully tended hedges and old farmyard walls.
Rural history museum depicting life through the centuries on the edge of the Cambridgeshire fens. Includes an early 19th century working windmill.
Sir Thomas Audley was given the lands of Walden Abbey by Henry VIII, and adapted the abbey buildings as his mansion. His grandson Thomas, first Earl of Suffolk, rebuilt this mansion between 1610 and 1614.
The best example in England of a small Norman Benedictine priory church, surviving in a surprisingly unaltered state despite later conversion into a barn.
A pretty four-arched 15th-century bridge, spanning the River Kennet on the old route from Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds.