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Hemingford Grey Manor

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Hemingford Grey
PE28 9BN

Hemingford Grey Manor is one of the oldest continuously inhabited houses in England. It was built circa 1130, and most of the Norman house remains virtually intact, in spite of various changes over nine centuries.


  • The House and garden are the setting for the Green Knowe books written by Lucy Boston.

  • There is a collection of Lucy Boston's exquisite patchworks on view.

  • The Garden contains one of the best collections of old roses in private hands.

    The garden is open daily, but the house is opened to groups or individuals by appointment only. Guided tours, of the house are usually conducted by a member of the family.

  • Plants for sale.

  • Gift shop selling postcards, gifts, crafts and the books written by Lucy Boston.

  • Mail order for books and cards.

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  • Directions

    By Car:
    Hemingford Grey is 4 miles south-east of Huntingdon just off the A14.

    By Train:
    To Huntingdon on the Kings Cross line and then bus or taxi.

    By Bus:
    Number 5 Cambridge - Huntingdon bus stops in Hemingford Grey.

    There is only parking for the disabled at the house. Park in the High Street and walk along the tow path to enter via the garden gate.

    Hemingford Grey Manor Postcode for SatNav: PE28 9BN


    +44 (0)1480 463 134
    +44 (0)1480 465 026

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