Friday, 14 March 2014

Huntingdon


Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire is famous for being the birthplace of Oliver Cromwell in 1599. Originally an Anglo-Saxon town, its proximity to the River Ouse led it to become a busy coaching centre and market town. The impressive George Hotel was actually used as a coaching inn built right  by the medieval bridge that takes traffic in and out of nearby Godmanchester.



Huntingdon has a number of restaurants, cafes and public houses and was once represented in parliament by Conservative  MP and Prime Minister John Major. 


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