Things To Do in Godmanchester, Huntingdon 2022

An overview of things to do in Godmanchester, Huntingdon. From fun days out and historical visits to sports and shopping.

Fun Days Out in Godmanchester

There are a few things you can do in Godmanchester, Huntingdon. Here we go through the main activities for you to get involved in.

Lazy Days Boat Hire

At Lazy Days Boat Hire you can hire a self-drive day boat for use at the Boathaven on The Avenue in Godmanchester where you can cruise on the Great River Ouse. Boats can be hired on an hourly, half day or full day basis.

Millside Canoe Hire

Millside Canoe Hire is a canoe & kayak rental service in Godmanchester. These canoes can be hired for use on the Great River Ouse.

Historic Sites in Godmanchester

Island Hall

The Island Hall in Godmanchester was built in 1749, and is a well preserved brick house with a garden which includes the island in the River Ouse. The current owners of Island Hall have restored the house and gardens. In 1941 the house was used by the Women’s Auxillary Air Force which built Nissen huts in the garden.

A Chinese timber bridge connects the island to the garden leading the visitors eye trough avenues which in turn reveal Port Holme, the largest single area of meadowland still surviving in this county. 

Island Hall welcome groups with tours that last for around 1-1.5 hours. Guests can freely explore the house and gardens otherwise.

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