A 10-minute drive from Alconbury Weald lies the market town of Huntingdon. Beyond its historic buildings and museum, Huntingdon offers a wealth of shops, a Waitrose and a traditional market in the square every Wednesday and Saturday.
Enjoy leisurely walks and summer concerts in Huntingdon’s Riverside Park that lies along the restful banks of the Great Ouse. Spend a day at the races at Huntingdon Racecourse. Catch the latest flick – and a meal to go with it – at Tower Fields Leisure Park in Huntingdon, while Chequers Court, with its M&S foodhall, Next and Costa Coffee is an ideal spot for a little retail therapy.
Popular restaurants and pubs in the area include the Old Bridge Hotel in Huntingdon and the attractive thatched Abbot’s Elm in Abbots Ripton – as well as pubs in Alconbury village, Alconbury Weston and The Stukeleys. Just a few miles south is the village of Brampton, with a butcher, post office and welcoming country pub, The Black Bull.
A half-hour car journey from Alconbury Weald sees you in picture-perfect Cambridge. Famed for its university and colleges, Cambridge offers you a day’s shopping; a coterie of restaurants, bars and clubs; a traditional market; punting on the River Cam; the Cambridge Science Park, home to some of the world’s most innovative businesses; and a wide range of sport and leisure facilities for all ages to enjoy.
20 minutes to the north is Peterborough, with its beautiful Norman cathedral, museum and Queensgate Shopping Centre. Peterborough boasts more than 20 nature reserves and country parks, too, whilst live entertainment can be enjoyed at its Key and Cresset theatres.
Alconbury Weald beautifully encapsulates the Hopkins Home ethos – to deliver an exciting new community that provides a unique and inspiring environment for living, working, learning and leisure.
Fronting onto the community’s cricket pitch, our new homes at Alconbury Weald span a variety of styles and designs, from homely two-bedroom terraces to grand four-bedroom family homes. Which means there’s a home to suit you at Alconbury Weald, whether you’re a single professional, growing family or looking to downsize.
Alconbury Weald offers a range of facilities, including Ermine Street Church Academy primary school, a cafe, a convenience store and community park. Residents also benefit from a small yet state-of-the-art gym. The gym is membership-only, so there are no queues for equipment, and it welcomes people of all abilities.