Huntingdon is located in Cambridgeshire on the River Ouse. This town dates back to 1205 and is perhaps most well known as being the birthplace of Oliver Cromwell. Certainly one of the most notable sites near Huntingdon is that of Hinchingbrooke House, which is believed by many to be haunted by one of the nuns that lived at the convent which previously sat on the site of the house. Visitors will find plenty to see and do in the local area, including shops to visit and eateries to enjoy, particularly in the town centre of Huntingdon.
Huntingdon is a town that is located within the county of Cambridgeshire. The county of Cambridgeshire is located within the area of East Anglia. The town was given charter in 1205. Huntingdon was formerly the county town of Huntingdonshire. Huntingdon is the birthplace of Oliver Cromwell.
The town of Huntingdon lies on the banks of the River Great Ouse and it is also located opposite the areas of Godmanchester and the market town of St Ives. Huntingdon incorporates the village of Hartford, which lies to the east of the town.
There is three royal air force bases within four miles of the town and these are RAF Brampton which was once home to the headquarters of RAF Support Command however it now forms part of the Defence Logistics Organisation, and RAF Wyton which was once a major flying station but it now also forms part of the Defence Logistics Organisation. The other RAF base is RAF Alconbury, which is currently being occupied by the Air Force of the United States of America.
The town of Huntingdon also has four Church of England churches and these all form part of the Huntingdon Team Ministry. The four churches are St Mary, St Barnabas and there are two All saints churches.
The town has a good education system that comprises of four primary schools, one junior school and two secondary schools. The town also has a school for children with special needs.
There is an old convent within the town, which is called Hinchingbrooke House and this house is thought to be haunted.