The principal towns of Huntingdon, Ramsey, St Ives and St Neots have long and interesting histories, offering peaceful settings, river frontage, historical attractions and quality restaurants and cafes.
Huntingdon, the birthplace of Oliver Cromwell, is a bustling market town situated at the heart of the London / Stansted / Cambridge / Peterborough corridor – one of the most dynamic economic regions in the Country. The town provides a thriving business community including an eclectic mix of national and regional retail outlets.
Ramsey is a typical Fenland market town playing a vital social and economic role to the surrounding villages and communities, acting as the service centre for retail, employment, and business.
Chartered in 1110, St Ives is a major tourist attraction offering a picturesque location along the banks of the river Great Ouse. Weekly markets have run here for over 900 years whilst local cultural and heritage attractions and numerous restaurants and cafes are all easily accessed by the hugely successful Cambridge Guided Busway.
Finally, St Neots is the biggest and fastest growing town in Cambridgeshire providing a main shopping and leisure destination. With a manufacturing heritage, the town is today evolving into a dynamic creative riverside centre with planned expansion set to see the population reach 40,000 in the next decade.