Cheshunt Cottage & Garden Cottage
“In the tranquil grounds of Westminster College overlooking the prayer labyrinth.” - VisitEngland Assessor
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
We have implemented sanitizing stations around the building with disposable gloves and sanitizing products available. The disposable masks are available to purchase from vending machine for £1.
Our Inspector's view
Westminster College is perfectly located - only three minutes’ walk away from Cambridge city centre. The College has two self-contained and fully furnished cottages on-site - The Cheshunt Cottage and the Garden Cottage. Both cottages are ideal for either short or extended stays in Cambridge. If you are looking for a peaceful retreat close to all that Cambridge has to offer, look no further than Westminster College!
- Total units: 2
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About the area
To the west of East Anglia is Cambridgeshire, a county best known as the home to the university that makes up the second half of ‘Oxbridge’ (the other half is Oxford). As well as its globally renowned educational credentials, it also has a rich natural history; much of its area is made up of reclaimed or untouched fens. These are low-lying areas which are marshy and prone to flooding. The lowest point in the UK is at Holme Fen, which is some 9 feet (2.75 metres) below sea level. Some of the fens had been drained before, but it was in the 19th and 20th centuries that wide-spread, successful drainage took place, expanding the amount of arable and inhabitable land available.
Ely Cathedral was built on an island among the swampy fens, but now sits among acres of productive farmland, albeit farmland criss-crossed by miles of flood-preventing watercourses. Oliver Cromwell was born in Ely, and his family home can still be visited. Cambridge itself is a beautiful and historic city, with any number of impressive old buildings, churches and colleges, and plenty of chances to mess about on the River Cam which gave the city its name.
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