17, Brickmakers Arms Lane, Doddington
(Nr March), Cambridgeshire. PE15 0TR
Telephone: (01354) 740370
Mobile: 07941 340363

E-mail:
waterside.email@btinternet.com
Website: www.waterside-guesthouse.co.uk

 

Things to do and places to visit

Waterside Guest House is a great base to explore from, in all directions! There are so many things to do in this area, both very local and further afield. Here are just a few suggestions:

 

Things to do

Parachuting
North London Parachute Centre Ltd, March.

Fishing
Waterside has it's own private, idyllic fishing available by arrangement. There are also numerous rivers, drains and pits in Doddington and the surrounding area.

Walking
An Ordnance Survey map will show this area is criss-crossed with public footpaths. Maybe you would like to take a short walk on the public footpath next to Waterside Guesthouse that leads to the two Public Houses into Doddington Village.


Cycling
National Cycle Network


Birdwatching
Ouse and Nene Washes

Karting
KS Karting, March


National Trust
Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve (one of the oldest nature reserves in the country)
Houghton Mill (a working watermill, Houghton, near Huntingdon)
Peckover House and Garden (in Wisbech)


Watersports
Grafham Water

Outdoor Centre
Mepal Outdoor Centre
(An Activity Centre set on the shores of a 20 acre lake in the Cambridgeshire Fens, offering a wide range of affordable water and land based activities for families, school and youth groups and corporate clients.)

 

   

Places to visit

Ely
Ely – Well worth a visit. Ely Cathedral, "The Ship Of The Fens", dominates the city and the surrounding countryside. Walk down the hill from the Market square, and you will come come to some lovely eating and drinking places on the banks of the River Great Ouse, opposite the marina. You may like to take a river trip, or visit the many floors of the Waterside Antique Centre :, “The largest Centre in East Anglia for antiques and collectables”.

St Ives
A delightful river town.

Huntingdon
An historic market town, built up around the Great River Ouse. It’s most famous son, Oliver Cromwell, was born in the town in 1599. Samuel Pepys also went to school here.

Huntingdon Racecourse

Huntingdon Trading Post
“East Anglia’s most exciting Antiques Centre” Huntingdon Trading Post. 1 St. Mary’s Street, Huntingdon. Tel: 01480 450998. Upto 37 dealers. Open 7 days.

Peterborough
An historic Cathedral City, it is also in England’s top 10% of retail destinations.

Wisbech
A Georgian Market Town, known as the "Capital of the Fens", North Brink and South Brink are among the finest Georgian streets in England. Plant Auction (trees, shrubs, bulbs and bedding plants at a fraction of garden centre prices, and good fun too!) Maxey & Son, Wed/Fri/Sat, 10am.

Once visited, we are confident you will want to return!
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