Head Fen Country Park in Ely

Welcome to Head Fen Country Park in Ely, Cambridge. On this page you can find information on Head Fen Country Park including Head Fen Country Park photo galleries, reviews, availability and booking information. If you like what you see, you can book your stay at Head Fen Country Park online securely. Head Fen Country Park is a great choice if you're looking for a holiday in Ely or Cambridgeshire.

With fantastic amenities right on the doorstep including walking, bird watching, fishing and horse riding, Tydd St Giles Golf and Country Club offers the perfect hidden getaway in luxurious surroundings. Head Fen Country Retreat sits close to the borders of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk making it a great location to use as a base for exploring East Anglia. Head Fen Country Retreat is only 10 minutes from Ely, 30 minutes from Cambridge and an hour from Norwich so there’s always plenty to explore. Particularly popular with lovers of the countryside, Head Fen Country Retreat has private fishing lake available for residents, we’re just 10 minutes from Welney Wetlands Centre and we sit right on the Hereward Way long distant walking route. Sit in your hot tub while looking out to the large lake with the stunning fens surrounding you, on a good day you can even see Ely Cathedral. Comfortable and spacious lodge overlooking a lake with panoramic views of The Fens. One kingsize and one twin. The twin can be linked to form a kingsize on request. Shower. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. Open plan lounge/kitchen. Doors leading to large decking area with outdoor hot tub.

A selection of two bedroom lodges.

  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Flat screen TV
  • Kitchen including microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Shower
  • Bed linen, duvets and towels
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • Decking area
  • Double glazed and centrally heated
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Group bookings may be subject to restrictions
  • No pets
  • All non smoking accommodation

All guests to Head Fen Country Park have access to the following facilities and amenities:

  • Wifi Internet
  • Fishing
  • Sauna
  • Hot Tub
  • Non Smoking
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi

Accommodation at Head Fen Country Park

Cathedral View (Lodge)

Cathedral View | Head Fen Country Retreat, Ely, Cambridge
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms

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Things to do near Head Fen Country Park

If you're planning a day out during your stay at Head Fen Country Park then why not visit some of these local points of interest and recommended activities all within easy reach of Head Fen Country Park. You can use the tools below to search for other ideas for days out within the local area. Use our handy search facility below to find shops, supermarkets, cinemas and many more attractions near Head Fen Country Park.

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Bike-Art, Brandon - 16.1 Miles away

Set in the heart of Thetford forest, Bike-Art is in the perfect location surrounded by thousand of acres of dedicated cycle paths. With a variety of trails for differing abilities there will be something to suit everyone.

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The New Mill, Newmarket - 16.6 Miles away

The food is simple, seasonal, no fuss, purely organic, using fresh seasonal and local products from the area including game. There's a Japanese influence – little dishes are served in the centre of the table. Wines and beers are also organic.

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Duke's Head Restaurant, Kings Lynn - 21.4 Miles away

Combining classic dishes with a modern approach, the Dukes Head is a traditional restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere and affordable prices.

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The Chalice, Bury St Edmunds - 24.9 Miles away

One of Bury St Edmunds's best kept secrets, this restaurant is quietly tucked away a few minutes' walk from the town centre. A cosy, converted Victorian cottage and bakery, with a pretty courtyard garden, it is the perfect backdrop for an intimate dinner or a party gathering.

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Maison Bleue, Bury St Edmunds - 25.2 Miles away

This splendid French-style restaurant specialises in delicious fish dishes, although carnivores are not completely overlooked and the menu carries a section rather grimly entitled 'Butcher's Corner'.

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Oxburgh Hall Garden, Kings Lynn - 16.4 Miles away

Picturesque moated manor containing many delights and wonders. Dating from the 15th century and containing needlework by Mary, Queen of Scots which you can see with your own eyes! Climb through the secret priests hole and gaze at the stunning views from the gatehouse roof. Take advantage of a garden tour or woodland walk to complete your day.

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The Butterfly and Wildlife Park, Spalding - 23 Miles away

The Tropical Gardens is one of the largest in the UK, its exotic trees and shrubs providing shelter and nectar for the birds and hundreds of colourful butterflies and foliage for the caterpillars. Children can let off steam in the adventure playground.

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Bradenham Hall Garden , Thetford - 28.6 Miles away

A plantsman's garden for all seasons – Bradenham Hall's house and garden walls are covered with unusual shrubs, climbers and fruit, and its formal rose gardens, paved garden and herbaceous borders are a delight.

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Wyken Hall, Stanton - 29 Miles away

A vibrant garden, mostly created at the end of the 20th century as a series of outdoor rooms divided by hornbeam and yew hedges. Of particular delight are the knot garden and formal herb garden designed by Arabella Lennox-Boyd and the long pergola smothered with roses.

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Church Farm Stow Bardolph, Stow Bardolph - 13.5 Miles away

Church Farm has something for everyone. Play areas, nature walks, petting pens and tractor rides are among the many activities offered here. Bring a picnic or enjoy lunch in the Café. A visit to Church Farm is tremendous fun, whatever the weather!

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National Horse Racing Museum, Newmarket - 16.7 Miles away

Trace the story of racing from its Royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and other modern heroes. Marvel at the head of Persimmon, Royal Derby winner in 1896, and a special display about Victorian jockey Fred Archer, featuring the pistol he used to take his life.

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Newmarket Racecourse, Newmarket - 17.1 Miles away

A visit to the races is perfect for the whole family. Newmarket racecourse is packed with things to do including Newmarket's Summer Saturdays to keep the children fully entertained and concerts showing big name acts. There are also two restaurants onsite serving delicious foods.

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Kings Lynn Arts Centre, Kings Lynn - 21.3 Miles away

Fans of the performing arts should visit this arts centre. Located in a beautiful 15th century Guildhall check out the showings of comedy, drama, cinema and so much more. It is also host to many exhibitions and educational activities. Check out their website for all latest showings.

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The Butterfly & Wildlife Park, Spalding - 23 Miles away

Wildlife lovers will be spoilt for choice at this amazing park. Explore the Tropical Gardens and spot the beautiful butterflies and birds amongst the trees and search in the Insectarium for the amazing bugs and reptiles if you are brave! Children will love the new adventure play area and the tea rooms offer a variety of delicious foods and drinks.

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Butterfly and Wildlife Park, Spalding - 23.1 Miles away

The Butterfly and Wildlife Park has many attractions to keep the whole family entertained all day long. From the Lush tropical gardens which provide the habitat for many animals and birds to bird of prey demonstrations, you'll never be lost for something to see. A newly developed adventure playground means kids can run wild while Mum and Dad enjoy a well deserved break in the tea rooms.

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Maze in Maize, Spalding - 25.6 Miles away

For hours of summer fun, head to one of the largest mazes in the UK. There's a large picnic area, giant games, puzzles, football, mini mazes, Pharaoh's Pyramid, an adventure play area, even go karts.

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Scalextric Racing , Spalding - 26.4 Miles away

Try out your driving skills with these speedy model cars on a race track. After experiencing the highs and lows of racing, relax with a snack at the Pit Stop Café.

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Springfields of Spalding, Spalding - 27.9 Miles away

All the top high street brands - and more - are on offer in this fantastic shopping centre. After a spot of retail therapy, visit the Festival landscaped gardens, children's playbarn or even the musical fountains! Events are held all year round, from concerts and flower festivals to charity events. A great day out for everyone!

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Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre, Peterborough - 28.9 Miles away

There's fun for all the family at Sacrewell Farm.  Meet Bonnie at the Shire Horse Centre, jump on the tractor and enjoy a trip around the farm or perhaps go back in time by exploring the working 18th Century Watermill!

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Melsop Farm Park, Nr Watton - 29.8 Miles away

Melsop farm has special handling areas for some of its wonderful collection of animals of all sizes, shapes and colours. Clown shows and other exciting events are held throughout the season.

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Weeting Castle, Weeting - 15.8 Miles away

For a chance to see an 11th century manor house take some time out to visit Weeting Castle. Packed full of history and used right up until the 18th century this is a memorable experience. Let your imagination wander and take yourself to all those years ago when the castle was in action.

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West Stow Anglo Saxon Village, Bury St Edmunds - 19.8 Miles away

Take a glimpse into the past at this unique reconstructed Anglo-Saxon village built on the original settlement site, which was occupied from 420–650 AD. Archaeological finds from the site are on display in a specially built Anglo-Saxon Centre.

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Town House Museum, Kings Lynn - 21.1 Miles away

Travel back in time to the Medieval times and gain an insight of life from this era right up until the 1950s. Meander your way through the perfectly reconstructed rooms and gaze at the historic costumes and toys and see the stunning gardens. Lots of things to do for kids too.

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Ancient House Museum, Thetford - 21.7 Miles away

To experience a taste of life in the Tudor era; visit this museum. Situated inside an enchanting crooked house you can view many collections, using a audio guide and learn about Thetford and the Brecks. Admire the period garden an have a go at brass rubbing. Also, take some time to visit the brand new shop.

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Castle Acre, Swaffham - 22.9 Miles away

Standing 5 miles north of Swaffham, today only ruins remain of the castle. There is a debate as to whether the walls of the rectangular building found at the top of the mound would have been strong enough to support a great keep such as Norwich or Castle Rising. Now a peaceful village, with traditional flint houses, it is well worth a visit.

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Euston Hall, Thetford - 23.8 Miles away

Discover the splendour of this superb hall, home to the Dukes of Grafton for more than 300 years. Enjoy the beautiful interior and admire all the fabulous painting. Wander through the peaceful grounds and don't forget to see the church and watermill. Finally, relax in the quaint tea rooms with refreshments and delicious homemade cakes.

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Ickworth House, Bury St Edmunds - 24.2 Miles away

One of the more eccentric of stately homes and topped by a massive rotunda, Ickworth was built for the 4th Earl of Bristol in 1795 to house all his art treasures. Paintings by Titian, Gainsborough and Velazquez are on display. (Dogs on leads allowed)

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Castle Rising, Kings Lynn - 24.9 Miles away

Perhaps the most famous 12th century castle in the country, Castle Rising is a massive stone ringwork and bailey fortress, and its current owner is a descendant of William D'Albini II, the Norman baron who raised the castle.

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St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds - 25.2 Miles away

St Edmundsbury became a cathedral in 1914. However, there has been a structure of worship on the site for over 1000 years. A site of pilgrimage, it was only after the death of Edmund, King of the East Angles in 869 that an abbey was built. This new building contained Edmund's remains and St. James Church was built within the precincts at a later date. This beautiful cathedral which is so steeped in history is well worth a visit.

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Moulton Windmill, Moulton - 26.4 Miles away

Moulton Windmill is the tallest and most dramatic windmill in the country. Since 1999, a local charity has been restoring this 100ft tall to its former glory. With 9 floors to explore, grinding days to enjoy and the welcoming Granary Tearooms; Moulton Windmill has something for everyone.

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Gordon Boswell Romany Museum, Spalding - 26.8 Miles away

The Gordon Boswell Romany Museum has the biggest collection of Romany horse-drawn caravans and other Romany artefacts in the world. Take time to browse the brightly painted caravans that will capture your imagination and transport you to a simpler way of life. The largest collection of Romany photographs and sketches covering the last 150 years.

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Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens, Spalding - 27.6 Miles away

Housed in a beautifully restored medieval town house, Ayscoughfee Hall Museum offers a fascinating insight into the history and the redevelopment of this grade II listed building. There are regular events, fairs and re-enactments taking place throughout the year.

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Sandringham Estate, Sandringham - 27.7 Miles away

The much-loved country retreat of Her Majesty the Queen, is perhaps the most famous stately home in Norfolk. Within the Estate, 600 acres of woodland and heath in the Country Park are open to the public free of charge every day of the year.

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Welney Wetland Centre, Welney - 4.3 Miles away

This nature reserve has a new eco-friendly visitor centre amongst its other attractions, which include a pond room and heated observatory.

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Nunnery Lakes Nature Reserve, Thetford - 21.9 Miles away

You'll find a mile of footpaths taking in a variety of habitats at Nunnery Lakes, the British Trust for Ornithology's only reserve, which lies in the valleys of the rivers Thet and Little Ouse.

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Middleton Hall Golf Club, King's Lynn - 19.8 Miles away

This 18 hole, par 71 golf course offers every ability of golfer a challenging game. The club has a comfortable lounge area to relax in and enjoy a bite to eat.

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Hall Farm, Snetterton - 29.4 Miles away

Hall Farm is a rescue and rehabilitation centre for rescued horses and ponies. You can meet the horses being cared for and enjoy a guided tour around the stables and yard. Activities include paddock walks.

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Extreeme Adventure, King's Lynn - 29.6 Miles away

Extreeme Adventure is a high ropes course. There are plenty of exhilarating experiences to choose from including a 1000ft zip wire descent. There is an obstacle course for under 10's - and a woodland walk and treasure hunt too.

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Kings Theatre, Newmarket - 16.6 Miles away

A labour of love, the restoration of this delightful theatre was largely achieved by the efforts of the members of Nomads (Newmarket Operatic, Musical and Dramatic Society). See website for details of events.

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Scribbles Ceramics, Newmarket - 16.8 Miles away

A pottery studio with a difference, Scribbles Ceramics offers visitors the chance to paint many different types of pottery items and takes only a few days to glaze and fire your artwork ready for your collection.

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Spalding, Spalding - 27.8 Miles away

This market town on the river Welland has an attractive waterfront with fine Georgian buildings and riverside walks. The annual Spalding Flower Festival and Spring Fair is held at the beginning of May. There are plenty of places to eat and drink in Spalding.

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Dersingham Pottery, Dersingham - 28.9 Miles away

Displaying porcelain sculptural pots and domestic pieces with a variety of textures and glazes, the pottery and gallery is housed in a traditional carrstone coach-house and stables, once part of the Royal Estate and set just one mile from Sandringham.

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Nearby Holiday Parks

Here is a selection of other holiday parks near Head Fen Country Park. Alternatively you may wish to view all our holiday parks in Cambridgeshire or holiday parks in Ely.

Tydd St Giles Resort, Wisbech

Rosewood Stud Park, Ely

Lode Hall Lodges, Wisbech

Old Nene Golf and Country Club, Huntingdon