Trains to Huntingdon

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Huntingdon is a market town in Cambridgeshire that lies on the north bank of the River Great Ouse, opposite Godmanchester, in the east it lies close to St. Ives, and to Brampton in the west. Marsh Dandelion is the area situated in between Godmanchester, Huntingdon and Brampton, it measures around 257 acres (1 km²), it provides the habitat for many rare species of grass and flowers and it acts as a natural reservoir for holding water in times of flood.

Huntingdon railway station is located on the East Coast Main Line, 58 miles (94.75 km) from London’s King’s Cross. The train station is managed by Great Northern and it is equipped with three platforms. Only during periods of disruption and rail work London North Eastern Railway stops at this station. Passengers travelling to Huntingdon station will benefit from facilities including a staffed ticket office, three self-service ticket vending machines, toilets, a combined newsagent-buffet outlet.  A taxi rank is located directly outside the station’s entrance together with car parking and bicycles racks. Automatic ticket barriers, CCTV and Wi-Fi operate at this train station.

On a Monday to Saturday basis, Huntingdon station is served by a half-hourly service from a southbound service to London King’s Cross and a northbound service from Peterborough.  An hourly service operates in each direction on Sundays. The train journey to London ranges from around 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes. On peak time extra fast train services run to and from King’s Cross that take around 40-45 minutes and some run to/from London that start or terminate here. Book train tickets to Huntingdon, come and discover all that the town has to offer. To benefit from cheap train rated book tickets in advance and take advantage of early bird’s rates.

The town main tourist attractions include Huntingdon Castle, a small and grassy hill where the 1068 Norman castle built for William the Conqueror once stood. Cromwell’s Museum showcasing the life and legacy of Oliver Cromwell, exhibiting portraits, artefacts and documents relating to the 17th-century political figure. Houghton Milli is a fully restored 18th-century water mill, preserved by the National Trust, constructed largely from wood with an artificially filled mill pond. Nature lovers should visit Hinchingbrooke Country Park where they will find a bucolic park with woods, open grassy expanses, wetlands and lakes, it is home to a variety of birds & wildlife, this park features. Brampton Wood a Wildlife Trust preserved biological reserve ideal for Special Scientific Interest covering 132.1 hectares. Grafham Water is an 806.3-hectare biological reservoir offering cycling tracks, wildlife and birdwatching opportunities. Families are advised to visit Riverside Park for picnics by the river, Canoeing and river cruising activities. On the river beside the peaceful park hosts summer concerts and events.