Cambridgeshire self catering properties to rent in Wisbech
Wisbech is a historic fenland market town in Cambridgeshire within an easy drive of the East Anglian coast and the university city of Cambridge. With the beautiful River Nene running through the heart of town, Wisbech makes for wonderful holiday memories, with its unspoilt Georgian architecture and the famous, stunning North Brink area of town. Along North Brink is the splendid must-see, Peckover House, a National Trust property dating to 1722. Rent a holiday cottage and stroll through the Saturday market, sampling local foods and then bringing something home to eat. Venture back out with your friends to The Angles Theatre, which is a small yet professional space, supported by comedians like Jo Brand. The cosy Rose Tavern provides a traditional setting for a quiet drink, while El Good’s Brewery has an open garden with a lake and even a maze, with its Cambridge Bitter winning ‘Champion Beer of Britain’. For the kids, there is the exciting Fens Falconry.
Hillarth and Woodlands are semi-detached Edwardian Farmhouses with Wi-Fi, each sleeping 8 set in quiet countryside near Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. The Farmhouses are situated in a quiet country lane, with large gardens with ample parking. Pets welcome.
- Sleeps 8
- Bedrooms 3
- Bathrooms 2
Two delightfully restored self catering Victorian Railway Carriages in Wisbech St Mary, Cambridgeshire. Ivywood sleeps 4 and the Railway Carriage sleeps 2 set in their own private gardens with ample parking space and access to an apple orchard. Pets welcome.
- Sleeps 4
- Bedrooms 2
- Bathrooms 1
Sayers House near Wisbech is a pretty detached rural holiday cottage with Wi-Fi in Cambridgeshire sleeping 5. Sayers has a large garden and wooded area with a footpath leading into an apple orchard. There is ample secluded parking plus a garage. Pets welcome.
- Sleeps 5
- Bedrooms 2
- Bathrooms 1
Wisbech has an enthralling history, including many fascinating past residents, such as social reformer Octavia Hill, whose birthplace is now a museum. The Fenland and West Norfolk Aviation Museum is also sure to tickle the fancy of any military plane enthusiasts, especially with its knowledgeable and friendly staff. Let your imagination run wild at the Wisbech and Fenland Museum, where special artefacts are kept, like Napoleon’s breakfast ware, and Charles Dickens’ ‘Great Expectations’ manuscript. Another Dickens connection to Wisbech is David Copperfield; Wisbech was the grounds that the BBC’s 1991 adaption of the story was filmed in. To see a more recent feature, pop over to the Luxe cinema, much beloved for its comfortable seats and tasty treats. Come to Wisbech during the summer, and take part in the traditional Rose Fair, where St. Peter’s church is adorned with flowers, and a parade celebrate this charity event. Strawberries and cream tea is served during, so be sure to ponder around the stalls! With something to charm everyone, especially couples, Wisbech is an excellent place to spend a holiday.