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Visit Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s quite easy to visit Anglesey Abbey car-free.

Regular buses stop 5 minutes away. They run from: Burwell (15 mins), Cambridge (30 mins) and Newmarket (45 mins).

Newmarket is within an hour from Ipswich by train.

Cambridge is within an an hour from: London, Peterborough, Stevenage, Kings Lynn, Thetford or Ely by train.

Check out our recommended route (below) and then use our journey planner (above) for door-to-door train, bus and walking routes.

Enjoy a free hot drink when arriving by train, bus or bike, with a valid train or bus ticket or bike helmet.

Find the cheapest bus tickets for you from Stephensons. Note that Cambridgeshire Multibus tickets are not accepted on bus 11. For more money-saving tips see our handy guides to trains and buses.

The Rhee Valley Line runs to Cambridge from Royston (15-20 mins). Trains from London (about 1 hr) via Stevenage (40 mins) take this route. Thameslink (St Pancras) trains run straight through, where Great Northern (Kings Cross) trains stop at each of the stations. A different route is taken by Greater Anglia (Liverpool Street) trains.

National Route 51 passes 1¼ miles away. Plan your route here. You can cycle from Cambridge in about 40 minutes, or hire an e bikes or scooter. Some sections of the route are on the road, others are marked paths on the pavement. View a map here.

The Harcamlow Way from Cambridge passes the Abbey. There are walks from local villages Stow cum Quy, Bottisham and Swaffham Bulbeck too – view a map here.

Try 24-7 United Cabs on 01638 500 500. Staff can help to book taxis from train stations.

Here’s some information on access to attractions, buses and trains, and here’s some information on accessibility at Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill.

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About Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill

Discover the many layers that Anglesey Abbey and Mill has to offer and explore the long and fascinating history that stretches from 12th-century priory to 20th-century home. Come and take a look around the ground floor of the Lode Mill and find out more about the historic watermill, and the journey from grain to plate. Nestled away at the end of the woodland path there’s something for everyone, from the treehouse and swings to bird watching and den building. Visitors can explore more than 114 acres of gardens and parkland, packed with seasonal highlights. When exploring the estate, look out for the array of statues – widely acknowledged as one of the finest collections of garden statuary in the country.

For any queries about visiting contact Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill on 01223810080 or

Address: Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill, Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9EJ. Visit Website