Comfy double en-suite rooms with crisp white linen and duvet, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary WiFi.
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The Old Ferry Boat is reputedly England's oldest inn, built before the last millennium.
The Old Ferry Boat Holywell near St Ives Cambridgeshire sits in this pretty hamlet by the Great Ouse. The Old Ferry Boat is reputedly England's oldest inn, built before the last millennium. The beautifully thatched roof and white stonework stand as a monument to travellers who once rested here centuries ago, after quenching their thirst and satisfying their hunger with the finest English fare. It was constructed in Anglo-Saxon times, and historical documents record that liquor was first retailed here as early as 560 A.D, although experts estimate that the foundations are a century older. Today the inn is a delightful place to stay offering a very warm welcome and great hospitality to all its guests.
Whether visiting the area on business or for pleasure the Old Ferry Boat is a delightful place to stay. There are seven tastefully decorated and furnished rooms designed to make your stay as comfortable as possible. All rooms have en suite facilities, TV, stereo, telephone, hairdryer, iron/ironing board and tea/coffee making facilities. Free Wifi.
Please note that the prices listed are guide rates only and are subject to change.
From the A14 take the A1096 to St Ives, then follow the A1123 to Earith. After about one mile take the turning for Needingworth then to Holywell. In Holywell turn left at the T junction and follow the road round. You will find us by the river.
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