Living and working in Huntingdon
Huntingdon is a historic market town, with a rich history, being the birthplace of Oliver Cromwell. The town – and the district – has the beautiful River Great Ouse, historic buildings (including Hinchingbrooke House), fine dining, good pubs, and superb parks – Hinchingbrooke Park is visited by people from across the region.
With a population of around 20,000 people Huntingdon is a rapidly- developing area experiencing real economic growth. Regular events in and around the town include Farmers markets, traditional and European markets and galas throughout the year.
Situated between Cambridge and Peterborough, there are great links to cities across the UK via road, rail and bus. Huntingdon is linked to the North, and London via the A14. Huntingdon’s train station is located on the main train line between London and Edinburgh, with trains travelling to London Kinds Cross twice roughly every 30 minutes and approximately 1 hour, making it a reasonable commute.
Huntingdon is also accessible via regular bus services to and from the town, to surrounding areas. The recent introduction of the Guided buses has led to improvements in service between Huntingdon, St Ives and Cambridge.
If you are looking to travel further afield, there are three international airports nearby. Luton, Stansted and Birmingham are all within a 90 minute drive.