Ramsey is a small market town in Cambridgeshire.
Ramsey is an historic fenland town with an abbey founded in 969. It's a quiet place where you can experience rural England but has enough life and facilities to enable you to stay there. It makes a good base to explore the surrounding area.
Ramsey is not a major tourist destination so would suit those wanting to get off the beaten track.
 Get in
Buses run every hour or two from Huntingdon to the centre of Ramsey.
The surrounding countryside is ideal for cycling with little traffic and no hills. As such, it is practical to get to Ramsey by bike.
 Get around
Ramsey is small enough to walk around.
[add listing] See
St Thomas a Becket Church is architecturally interesting.
Ramsey Rural Museum.
[add listing] Do
Each August there is a major 1940s weekend at nearby (20 minutes' walk) Upwood airbase.
[add listing] Buy
The town has two supermarkets and some old-fashioned shops.
[add listing] Eat
There are a few restaurants and takeaways in the town so you won't go hungry.
[add listing] Drink
There are a few pubs.
[add listing] Sleep
Ramsey is small enough for you to be able to see everything in a day trip from a nearby city. However, if you fancy staying over then Shire Lodge in nearby Bury provides good Bed and Breakfast for around £40. It's a 15-minute walk away along a pretty footpath. There is a hotel in the centre of town as well.
 Get out
If you don't have your own transport then you'll need to take a bus.