"St Ives, Cambridgeshire" Saint Ives by Tom_Fields
Saint Ives Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 19 photos
Here is another small, quaint, colorful town in the English countryside. St Ives is a pleasant place to spend an afternoon. It's named for St Ivo, a Persian bishop. The central town square, known as Market Hill, hosts one of the largest public markets in England, every Monday.
Oliver Cromwell, who became Lord Protector after his victory in the English Civil War, was born in nearby Huntingdon. He spent his last years in Ely, not far away. His statue continues to stand guard over Market Hill.
- Pros:Perfect for a day trip.
- Cons:Too small for an entire weekend.
- In a nutshell:While visiting Cambridgeshire, take time for St Ives.
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