The Old Ferry Boat, Holywell Front, St Ives, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE27 4TG
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The Old Ferry Boat, St Ives

Overlooking the Great Ouse river, The Old Ferry Boat is reputedly England’s oldest inn.  Located in the hamlet of Holywell, the thatched roof and white stonework have remained for many years, while modern furnishings and contemporary comforts create a homely, snug atmosphere.  On the banks of the river, this seven-bedroom idyllic retreat is a rustic and charming holiday haven.

This has been a spot for hungry travellers to stop at for years, so why not join them and dine on the finest English fare.

This charming inn can also host your traditional English wedding reception, with various packages to suit every need make sure you contact us to see how we can help to make your day extra special.

The Old Ferry Boat can also host your business meetings for up to 40 people, including free Wi-Fi, so escape the hustle and bustle of the city and hold a meeting with a difference.


Food served 11am – 10pm every day


This hotel is dog friendly in all areas as long as kept on a lead



Double x 5

Single x 1

Superior x 1



Duxford Imperial War Museum – 24.5 miles

Houghton Hall – 5.1 miles

St Ives Bridge – 3.9 miles

Holt Island Nature reserve – 3.6 miles

St Ives Golf Club – 1.8 miles

Huntingdon Racecourse – 13.3 miles

Huntingdon train station – 8.7 miles


Post code; PE27 4TG

The car park is located at the rear of the hotel, on Back Lane



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