Offsite Accommodation & Further Activities

Offsite Accommodation

The George Hotel
Buckden High Street

The Lion Hotel
Buckden High Street
established 1492

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 artefacts 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.



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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.
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


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


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