Houghton Vacation Packages
Houghton is within easy reach of a diverse collection of Cambridgeshire’s attractions. Two of the most popular attractions here are the marvelous Paxton Pits Nature Reserve and the incredible Cambridge Castle. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit Kettle's Yard and Pepys Library.
Savvy travelers in Houghton, looking for something different, should head to the nearby cultural attractions. Spend part of the day browsing the exhibits at Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, Ely Museum in Ely and the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. To catch home-grown and touring acts, reserve seats at the Cambridge Corn Exchange in Cambridge, the Cambridge Arts Theatre and the ADC Theatre, one of the area’s best-loved live concert venues. Acclaimed galleries, include Babylon Gallery in Ely.
If you are into nature, go and check out some of the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax and unwind. Nature lovers will want to check out Fellows Garden in Cambridge and the University Botanic Gardens, one of the places where you can spend time outdoors. De-stress at the Wandlebury Country Park in Cambridge.
Some popular Cambridgeshire attractions are in and around the Houghton area, including Ely Cathedral in Ely, Peterborough Cathedral in Peterborough and Anglesey Abbey in Cambridge. The King's College Chapel in Cambridge, the Round Church Visitor Centre and the Church of St Mary the Great offer those visiting the opportunity to better understand the role religion has played in the area.
When it’s time to scratch that golf itch, head to the Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club in Bedford. Grab your favourite driver and tee off.
If you could do with a spot of retail therapy, head to the boutiques, stores and stalls at the Cambridge Market Square in Cambridge and the Grand Arcade Shopping Centre.
If you're a fan of cricket, you'll love seeing local legends, the Cambridge University Cricket Club, take to the field at Fenner's, Cambridge. On weekends the stadium becomes a sea of cambridge blue, as local cricket lovers gather to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere convenient to stay close to Houghton is a breeze. The Cambridge City Hotel, the University Arms Hotel and the Holiday Inn Express Cambridge are just some of the many great places to stay around here.