The village has a well documented history and contained in a handbook which describes the most interesting houses and historic buildings. Linton lies on the Icknield Way (a long distance footpath) and offers variety of pleasant walks. There is an excellent bus service to Cambridge, or choice of Park & Ride sites. The village is only a few miles from the M11 route from London and linked with the A1(M) to the North of England.


Local Attractions

Within Easy Reach

Cambridge is the main tourist attraction in the area.

Ely, with its magnificent cathedral.

Duxford air museum.

Newmarket, the centre of horse racing.

In addition there are many other picturesque villages in the surrounding area, such as Saffron Walden and Audley End, Thaxted, Clare and Long Melford, which are renowned for their beautiful churches and antiques, and the quaint village of Lavenham.

Further Afield

Anglesey Abbey - 30 mins

Ickworth House - Bury St. Edmonds - 45 mins

Burghley House - Stamford - 50 mins

Hatfield House - 45 mins

Wimpole Hall - 30 mins

London - trains from Cambridge reach Kings Cross - 55 mins


Linton Zoo is popular with children and the lions and tigers can often be heard from the village.

Chilford Hall is a tourist attraction featuring vineyard, winery and the Curwen Print Center, as well as being a venue for a wide range of events and exhibitions.

Granta Park the Science Park in Abington is 2 miles away.

The Sanger Institute (the genome campus in Hinxton) is 5 miles away.