Yule Ball 2019 – Other Accommodation & Further Activities

Other Accommodation

The George Hotel
Buckden High Street

The Lion Hotel
Buckden High Street
established 1492

The Tower Rooms
Buckden High Street

Extend your trip

So you’re not quite sure whether to make just a weekend trip to Yule Ball? Then extend your trip into a winter break. There are many places to see within a short journey of the site. Get into the University spirit by visiting the original artifacts and paintings, or diving into the libraries and archives. Or just be a tourist and visit the many wonderful attractions, period and later, that England has to offer.

Cambridge
London
York

Cambridge:

Travel to Cambridge:
Cambridge Airport.
Stansted Airport, followed by train ~31m to Cambridge.
Train: ~50m from London Kings Cross to Cambridge.

Travel to Site:

Car: ~30m on the A14 or A428. Pickups can be arranged.
Train: ~1h 15m from Cambridge to St. Neot’s, with 1 change at Hitchin.

Period Attractions:
Cambridge Colleges
Fitzwilliam Museum

Other Attractions:
American Cemetery
IWM Duxford: Air Museum
Other Museums

London: 

Travel to London:
London City Airport, Luton Airport, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, Stansted Airport, all easily accessible by train and/or underground.
Eurostar arriving at St. Pancreas.

Travel to Site:
Train: ~51m direct from London King’s Cross to St Neot’s.

Period Attractions:
British Library
British Museum
Globe Theatre
Greenwich National Maritime Museum
Golden Hinde II
Medieval Churches
Museum of London
National Portrait Gallery
Tate Gallery
Tower of London
UK National Archives
V&A Museum
Westminster Abbey

Other Attractions:
Churchill War Rooms
Cutty Sark
Greenwich Royal Observatory
HMS Belfast
Houses of Parliament / Palace of Westminster
Imperial War Museum
Kew Royal Botanic Gardens
London’s Markets
Natural History Museum
Science Museum
St. Paul’s Cathedral
Tate Modern
Tower Bridge
West End Theatres

York:

Travel to York:
Train: ~1h 7m from Leeds Bradford Airport to York, 1 change at Leeds.
~2h direct from London King’s Cross to York.
~1h 35m direct from Manchester Airport to York.

Travel to Site:
Train: ~2h from York to Huntingdon, 1 change at Peterborough

Period Attractions:
Clifford’s Tower
Jorvik Viking Centre
The Shambles
York Castle Museum
York Minster

Other Attractions:
National Railway Museum
York Castle Prison