Evenings and weekends
As well as benefitting from a range of shops within the town of Northstowe, you will not have far to travel if you need more options. With Cambridge being less than 12 miles away and within easy access via the guided busway, you can enjoy the wonderful range of shops with everything from designer labels to independent boutiques and high street brands. A little further away is the pedestrianised shopping centre of Huntingdon. With redevelopment in several areas, the town offers a wide range of national, independent and boutique shops.
For the weekly food shop, Barhill is just 5 miles away where you will find a very large Tesco Extra supermarket that will include all of the essentials.
Food and Drink
Cambridge boasts a wide choice of places to eat and drink with something to suit all tastes. You will find everything from intimate brasserie dining, Michelin starred fine dining experiences, to family friendly restaurants. If you fancy something a little less formal, the surrounding villages are home to some of the best pubs in the region.
St Ives is a beautiful historic town just 10.5 miles from Northstowe. Set on the river Great Ouse, you can discover a fascinating heritage along the waterfront, alleyways and market place as well as a great range of shops throughout the town.
Slightly further away at 15.2 miles is Huntingdon. Here you will find a choice of boutique and national shops, historic heritage trails, riverside walks and fun activities. This really is the perfect place to visit whatever the season.