There is much to explore in thearea, Imperial War Museum Duxford. The university city of Cambridge offers many attractions, the Cambridge University Botanic Garden develops & displays over 8,000 different plant species in 40 acres of beautiful landscapes, there are many museums including The Museum For Computing History, The University Museum of Zoology, The Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, the Fitzwilliam Museum & The Museum of Cambridge, there are also historic universities to be explored, many organised tours, punting on the River Cam & many shops, restaurants and cafes. For those wishing to leave their car behind, a train directly from the village of Newport will deliver you to Cambridge station in less than half an hour. Also close by is the market town of Saffron Walden, with Bridge End Gardens & numerous shopping & eating opportunities. Add in a visit to Audley End House & Gardens, & Anglesey Abbey. Shop 200 yards, pub & restaurant 50 yards.