Set amidst a patchwork of rich Fenland fields, shouldering a bend on the banks of the meandering River Great Ouse is the historic village of Littleport. 

Connected living with rural charm...

Founded by the legendary King Canute this discrete Cambridgeshire village has been associated with many a famous resident; William Harley father to William Sylvester Harley, founding partner of the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company. Roger Law the caricaturist and joint creator of satirical puppet show Spitting Image and in times of need the occasional setting for the universities of Cambridge and Oxfordshire to compete in The Boat Race.

From outdoor activities such as the football club, dog park and play parks, to the local community groups such as a toddler and baby class and coffee mornings, Littleport’s community spirit is evident in its amenities and social spaces.

The village hosts several traditional pubs and restaurants where residents gather for hearty conversations, whilst local shops provide essential goods and the leisure centre offers somewhere for people of all ages to stay active.

The nearby riverside city of Ely, which is only 15 minutes away by car or 10 minutes by train, is home to a magnificent cathedral which dominates the skyline for miles around, and is one of England’s largest and most beautiful cathedrals. Enjoy sampling the delights of the many cafés and restaurants, visit the art galleries around the waterfront, or simply take time out to relax and watch the river boats pass by. There’s a plethora of independent shops as well as some high street staples and various weekly markets.

Littleport, situated strategically within Cambridgeshire, not only enjoys convenient access to the nearby city of Ely but also serves as a gateway to the prestigious university city of Cambridge. The town’s location is further enhanced by excellent travel links to King’s Lynn in Norfolk. Accessibility is facilitated through the A10 road or the Fenn Line, with the well-connected Littleport train station providing seamless connections to various destinations, including Cambridge which is just a short 30-minute journey away. Furthermore, this line also offers convenient travel options to London, making ideal for those seeking a commuter-friendly location.

The town itself is characterised by its bustling port atmosphere, offering a blend of historical charm and modern conveniences. Residents and visitors can enjoy leisurely strolls along the riverbanks, explore significant historical landmarks, and engage with a vibrant local community. Littleport’s appeal lies in its idyllic setting, making it a charming destination for individuals seeking a combination of natural beauty, cultural richness, and convenient connectivity.

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