|Pointers Guest House Huntingdon Pointers Guest House, Wistow, Ramsey, Huntingdon, PE28 2QH|
"Set in 15 acres of award-winning landscaped gardens, meadows and woodland, Pointers is a luxuriously appointed farmhouse and smallholding. Located in quiet countryside, overlooking the charming village of Wistow, this guest house offers pleasant views across many miles of surrounding farmland. Peace, tranquility and stunning sunsets compliment an enjoyable stay that awaits you."
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|Set in 15 acres of award-winning landscaped gardens, meadows and woodland, Pointers is a luxuriously appointed farmhouse and smallholding. Located in quiet countryside, overlooking the charming village of Wistow, this guest house offers pleasant views across many miles of surrounding farmland. Peace, tranquility and stunning sunsets compliment an enjoyable stay that awaits you.|
|Pointers is within walking distance of Wistow, a traditional old English village situated just 6 miles north of Huntingdon, in the very heart of Oliver Cromwell Country. Cambridge, Peterborough and Ely are a mere 20 minutes away by car and central London is only 40 minutes away by main line train from Huntingdon.|
With each room comes en-suite facilities and choice of a double bed or twin beds as preferred. There is also a family room which boasts both a double bed and twin beds in an adjoining room - along with its own private bathroom. Needless to say, all rooms have a television, radio and a hospitality tray for your convenience.
family room with adjoining room
conservatory dining area
A full English breakfast is served each morning in the spacious conservatory which has views of the ornamental duck pond and formal garden. A continental or vegetarian breakfast can be provided on request. We are also sometimes able to offer evening meals (by arrangement), with silver service as an option if required. Game cooking is a speciality. Please bring your own wine.
For the comfort of guests we operate a non-smoking policy within the house.
All of our rooms are double rooms.
For single occupancy the rates are from £45.00. For double occupancy the rates are from £70 and for our family room the charge is from £75 per night. Special rates are sometimes available for block/extended bookings.
We regret we are unable to accept credit cards.
Wistow is sign-posted off the B1040, which runs between Ramsey and Warboys. Pointers is on the left-hand side, two hundred yards from this junction. Drive through the entrance gates and follow our private drive to the courtyard in front of the house.
|Places to visit|
Cambridge itself has a variety of places to visit, including the famous Cambridge Colleges. In Peterborough you can see fascinating archaeological discoveries and a reconstructed Bronze-Age village at Flag Fen. There are also magnificent cathedrals to explore at Peterborough and Ely, plus the birthplace and former homes of Oliver Cromwell, which are located at Huntingdon and Ely.
Other local attractions include; the RSPB reserves to be found in the area; the Raptor Centre at nearby St. Ives; the Ramsey Rural Museum; Houghton Water Mill; Angelsey Abbey; Kimbolton Castle; the Nene Valley Steam Railway; Huntingdon Racecourse; Duxford Imperial War Museum; Wimpole Hall; Newmarket and the Horse Racing Museum - there really is something for everyone.
For the more sporting individual, you may choose to try coarse fishing on the local rivers or perhaps fly-fishing on Grafham Water reservoir where wind-surfing and sailing may also be found. Go-karting and hot-air ballooning is available locally and there are a number of marinas, which offer boat hire and other facilities. There are several excellent golf courses and a leisure complex that offers ten-pin bowling.
If you would like more information about places to visit in the area please look at www.huntsleisure.org
|Where to eat|
Many of the local public houses and restaurants offer traditional ales and good food. In fact, in the surrounding towns and villages within a mile or two of Pointers there is a variety of restuarants to choose from offering a range of cuisines to suit almost every taste. We will be pleased to advise where required.