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Cambridgeshire is a county in the East of England. Much of the county is low-lying and agricultural. The fens cover 200 square miles of flat land containing abundant wildlife. Main towns and cities are Cambridge (university city), Peterborough, and Huntingdon. Visit Ely to see the magnificent cathedral.

Cambridgeshire - The Travelling Reader

Places to visit

Cambridge University, Ely cathedral, River Cam, Anglesey Abbey, Wicken Fen, Hamerton Zoo park, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Imperial War Museum, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Wimpole Hall, Mathematical Bridge, Bridge of Sighs, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Shepreth Wildlife Park.


Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Douglas Adams (Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy)

Guinevere Glasfurd (The Words in My Hand)

Francis Spufford (Golden Hill)

E. M Forster

P D James

Judith Allnatt

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Cambridgeshire - The Travelling Reader


Our box included the book set in Cambridge, The Bellwether Revivals.

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Included: book, tea, bookmark, chocolates, tea infuser, postcard, information, photos, personalised postcard.

Map  by Nilfanion [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons. Not affiliated with The Travelling Reader.

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