Located in West Cambridgeshire lies the charming market town of St Neots, offering a great balance of history, accessible green spaces and family-friendly attractions.

Whether you love browsing the local shops and markets, enjoy riverside activities or indulging with a picnic in the park, St Neots’ town centre and surrounding areas has plenty to offer.

An abundance of high quality local schools, including Guardian-recognised Wintringham Primary Academy, means families with little ones will feel right at home.

With our Cala at Wintringham development located within close proximity of St Neots, here are our top five reasons why we think if you’re looking for a new home in Cambridgeshire, St Neots is the perfect place.

  1. River Great Ouse

If you love being by the water, be sure to take a trip to the River Great Ouse which flows through the town, as there are plenty of activities to enjoy when you arrive.

Whether you fancy an idyllic picnic on the riverbank, hiring a boat or strolling alongside, this picturesque river showcases the stunning natural beauty and wonderful wildlife that St Neots has to offer. 


  1. St Neots Food

If you’re a foodie who loves eating out with the family and trying different cuisines, St Neots has a variety of restaurants for you to indulge. From Chinese, Indian and Italian restaurants to local pubs, you’ll be spoilt for choice as there are plenty of places to eat in St Neots.

For a more casual dining experience, Ambiance Café St Neots, set in the beautiful surroundings of Riverside Park, is a popular spot for locals, as they offer a wider variety of refreshments and food options for the entire family. There are also plenty of great local pubs in St Neots town centre, you’ll be spoiled for choice.


  1. Xtreme 360 St Neots, Trampoline Park

If you and the family are adrenaline junkies who enjoy getting the heart pumping, then Xtreme 360 Trampoline Park is the perfect weekend activity for you. From fitness classes, toddler bounce sessions to weekend discos, there is a class available to suit every family member and will be sure to leave them jumping for joy.

For those who prefer to watch from the sideline, the mezzanine provides the ideal place to sit back and relax with a refreshing beverage or bite to eat.


  1. St Neots Museum

Housed in a former police station with the original cell block still open to visitors, St Neots Museum is perfect for those looking to educate themselves on the history of this busy market town.

However, not only for those interested in a history lesson, St Neots Museum also organises a variety of family events for people of all ages – from walks and talks to festivals and exhibitions – so be sure to keep an eye out for what’s on next.  


  1. Riverside Miniature Railway

Open to the public on Sunday afternoons from Easter to October as well as Wednesday’s during the school summer holidays, the Riverside Miniature Railway operates a sustainable, community railway project in the heart of St Neots.

Operating in a local park, families will love the chance to be a passenger on the miniature railway train while enjoying all of the beautiful outdoor surroundings.


If you’re looking for new homes near Cambridge, Cala at Wintringham offers beautiful new build homes in St Neots. With incentives such as part exchange, mortgage contribution and deposit contributions, as well as other incentives on offer, contact our sales team on 01793 230 543 or visit our Cala at Wintringham page to find out how we can help you make your move.

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