Kimbolton is 7 miles west of St Neots, and 12
miles from Huntingdon.
Kimbolton is well situated with easy access to
A1[London - Scotland trunk road] and the A14 which connects
the M11 to the M1 and M6.
It is approximately 24 miles from Cambridge and 31 miles from Peterborough.
Kimbolton is approx. 70 miles from London, 26 miles from Northampton, 14 miles from
Bedford and 48 miles from Ely.
There are train services to London from St
Neots and Bedford.
Stansted Airport is approx 1 hours drive and
Birmingham and East Midlands Airports approx 1˝ hours drive
||Kimbolton is mentioned in the Domesday Book
of 1086, and Geoffrey Fitzpiers re-routed the village street
through the market place in
Today there is a wide, straight High Street,
characterised by right angled bends at either end.
At the eastern end of the High Street is Kimbolton Castle.
It is here that Katherine of Aragon [first wife of Henry VIII]
died in 1536.
The castle was once the home of the Dukes of Manchester but is
now owned by Kimbolton School
||At the western end of the
High Street is St. Andrew's Church.
Kimbolton is well served with shops,
three Pubs [which serve food]
Bank and Post Office, 3 Estate Agents and a garage.
There are 2 Guest Houses
Guest House St Andrew's Lane, Kimbolton, Hunts PE28 0HN
and The Old Manse 35 Thrapston Road, Kimbolton, Hunts PE28 0HW .
Details of Kimbolton facilities can be found on the Traders website
or in the Parish Magazine.
Kimbolton has a modern
|The Mandeville Hall can be hired out.
It is licensed for
Public Dancing and Music.
There are two light Industrial sites; Blackwell Farm on
the Catworth road, and The Bicton Estate on the
Stow Longa road, which is sited on the old
World War II airfield.
Kimbolton is the home of world renown Kimbolton Fireworks.
Stonely is a residential and farming community on the
eastern edge of Kimbolton.
to do in Kimbolton?
much to offer. There is an active Local History Society which meets at the
Institute meets on the first Tuesday of each month in the Mandeville Hall and
Kimbolton Flower Club
meets on the third Tuesday of each month again in the Mandeville Hall.
There is a
Rotary Club and details can be found on their website
Through the winter months Kimbolton
Music Society holds concerts in the Saloon, Kimbolton Castle on one Sunday
Evening a month.
younger people there is a Cub and Beaver Group, and Guide, Brownies and Rainbows.
There is a
varied programme of activities in the Mandeville Hall from Weight Watchers to
Throughout the year St Andrew's
Church, and the local branch of Save the Children put on a varied programme
of fund-raising events. It is hoped these are enjoyable events for those who
attend as well raising much needed funds.
Details of these can be found in the Parish Magazine.
For information about the Parish Council: