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Blog by Alice Irving

The family guide to Inholm, Northstowe

18 June 2021

Introducing all your family-friendly local spots in Northstowe and nearby areas

Thinking of moving to our brand-new Cambridgeshire neighbourhood, Inholm, Northstowe?

Let us introduce you to your future, family-friendly locals.

From your local waterparks and children’s play areas to your local pub and birthday cake maker – here’s your guide to family life in Northstowe and nearby areas.

The peninsula at Inholm, Northstowe

01 — Your local waterparks

Just by your new home on Inholm’s peninsula, you’ll find the neighbourhood waterparks.

There’s two of them – and they’re only a few steps away from your front door.

Here, you’ll be able to enjoy waterside strolls with the family whenever you like.

Play areas at Inholm, Northstowe

02 — Your local play areas

Your future neighbourhood is home to an exciting play area for all ages. It has a sandpit, a basketball court that can also be used for football, an outdoor gym, and more.

But this is just the start.

Two more play areas will open at Northstowe in the near future with even more outdoor activities that will have the whole family playing out till dinner.

Locally sourced meat from The Longhorn Farmshop (credit @lomghorn.farmshop)

03 — Your local butcher shop

Looking for quality, locally sourced meat for your first Sunday roast in your new home? Head over to your new local butcher at The Longhorn Farmshop at Cuckoo Hill Farm, Oakington Road. Weekly meat packs can include baby back ribs, chicken skewers, sausages, bacon and more.

04 — Your local baker

Whenever you fancy a freshly baked loaf, Alice Brown of micro-bakery, Raised in Rampton, High Street, has you covered. As your future local baker, she’s your go-to for anything from French baguettes and rustic rye bread to chewy bagels and buttery croissants. Collect your order from Tuesday to Saturday.

There's a range of woods and country parks all within a short distance of Inholm

05 — Your local country park

When the working week is finally over, take a family trip down to Wandlebury Country Park, Wandlebury Ring. You enjoy a long family stroll, bring a picnic, or spend some time watching the park’s Highland cattle.

06 — Your local cake maker

Your future cake maker is Kookie, in Northstowe. For all your family’s special occasions, you can order personalised character cakes, drip cakes, tiered cakes, cupcakes and more.

The Black Bull Inn, Balsham (credit @blackbullbalsham)

07 — Your local restaurant and pub

When you want to go out, but don’t want to venture too far, The Black Bull Inn, High Street, Longstanton, is just around the corner. Stop by for Friday night fish and chips, a special Sunday lunch with the whole family, or a pint with your new neighbours.

08 — Your local golf club

If you and your family are keen golfers, you’ll be pleased to know that there’s a golf club less than a 20-minute drive from Inholm. Become a member and spend your weekends at Girton Golf Club and its 18-hole parkland golf course.

Inholm has a place nearby to look after your pet

09 — Your local pet groomers

If you’re moving to Inholm with a pet, there’s a place nearby where they can get pampered too. Your local pet groomers is called Wagglebumz and you’ll find it on Hishton Road.

10 — Your local hair salon

Need a trim? Local salon Skatz Hair Design is waiting to give you a wash, cut and blow. You’ll find it on High Street, Longstanton.

Two big, beautiful Town House show homes open at Inholm on Saturday 26 June. Call Brandon on 01223 867000 or email inholm@housebyurbansplash.co.uk to book your viewing.

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