The Brampton Mill is set inside a stunning converted mill alongside the River Ouse; this premium gastropub is the perfect location for dining and drinking by the riverside. This spot offers a cosy bar, dining room in the eaves & two al fresco dining areas on the river’s edge.
The Black Bull is a 16th century traditional village pub in the village of Brampton. Best known for their freshly cooked meals, this friendly pub offers a beer garden and traditional British meals. Hosting Garden Parties and BBQ’s in the summer with live music, their events are a village favourite and not to be missed!
The village offers a range of food options including; two Co-ops, a butchers with local produce, fish & chip shop, chinese takeaway, corner shop and pet food shop for your furry friends.
We recommend Lo’s Cheesecake Emporium for all your cheesecake desires, fresh bread and brunch menu!
The high street provides a post office, chemist and two hairdressers with a beauty rooms. You can also find a framing gallery, ‘Brampton Framing’ and a beauiful gift shop, ‘It’s Yours’. All your vehicle needs can be resolved with the local car repair garage, ‘Swift Car Care.’
If you enjoy gardening you’ll love having Notcutts Garden Centre and River Lane Nurseries on your doorstep. The parish council even rent out 60 allotments for residents to grow their own fresh fruit and vegetables.
There is a generous recreational ground with 5 football pitches, and a cricket green in the summer for Brampton cricket club. With a multi-use games area in place there is room for multiple activities including, tennis, basketball, 5-a-side football, and even a skate park. There are also a few small play parks located around the village for younger children.
The village even has its own bowling green with a dedicated club and an 18 hole golf course with a driving range, shop and catering facilities open to non-members. The nearby Huntingdon Race Course is actually within Brampton and has regular meetings, a great social spot in the summer.
Hinchingbrooke Country Park is within walking distance of the village, offering open grassy expanses, wetlands and lakes, you might even spot one of the many birds & wildlife the park is home to.There is a play park area for the little ones and even a cafe for a well deserved hot chocolate after a long walk in the fresh air.
Brampton is home to two churches, the Methodist Church on the village green and St Mary Magdalene, the Parish Church which has parts dating back to the 12th and 13th century. The nearest Roman Catholic Churches are located in Buckden and Huntingdon.
Brampton has its own village primary school, and pre-school section. There are two secondary school options in the area, Hinchingbrooke school and St.Peters in Huntingdon. The village has its own GP practice, dental surgery, chiropractor and a veterinary practice. The nearest hospital is Hinchingbrooke hospital under two miles away.
Located just two miles southwest of Huntingdon and around 16 miles from Cambridge this village has excellent transport links. With the nearby Huntingdon train station providing direct access to Peterborough and London Kings Cross, the A1 and A14 on the doorstep this is a prime commuting location. Local bus routes make convenient access to St. Ives and St.Neots, and the guided bus route links Huntingdon to Cambridge.
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