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The Old Post Office - Hilton Hall

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Hilton Hall
High Street
PE28 9NE

Tel: 01480 831721

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Provider Preferences

  • Celebrity connection - Hilton Hall was the home of Bunny and Angelica Garnett of Bloomsbury fame. As the Cambridge base for this infamous and interesting group, it was visited by friends and family members such as: Virginia Woolf, her sister Vanessa Bell and TE Lawrence.
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Hilton Hall was built in 1600, reputedly by a member of the Walpole family. Subsequently all but one of its windows was replaced with Georgian sash windows, affording much more light though changing massively the overall appearance. The dovehouse behind the main building is thought to have been built earlier to serve an earlier house. The cottage has been a home, a shop and a post office, it appears.

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Because of stairs, children of 5 and over are accepted.

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking - There is a space to unload just by the cottage; and a village car-park at the end of the short lane on which the cottage sits.

Leisure Facilities

  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking - At Monach Farm in the village there is a riding stables.


  • Food shop - Hilton has a village shop and supermarkets are nearby in St Ives and Huntingdon.

Payment Methods

  • Deposit Reqired

Room / Unit Features

  • Microwave
  • Sleeps 2
  • TV/DVD Player
  • Units available with real log/coal fires - A wood burning stove is operational in the living area. Logs are available on request.

Establishment Features

  • Garden/patio for guests use - A south-facing patio overlooks Hilton Hall gardens.
  • Launderette - There is a washing machine in the kitchen.
  • Linen available free of charge

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly - We try to use only eco-friendly products in maintaining the cottage, low energy lighting and energy efficient heating. The materials used to decorate the cottage are traditional, such as limewash walls and stone and brick flooring. We request visitors to separate their waste materials in line with local recycling guidelines.

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Room / Unit Features: Cottage

  • Central Heating
  • Colour Television
  • Drying Facilities
  • Freezer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Radio
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Washing Machine

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