An Historic Parish In Cambridgeshire

Local Amenities And Companies

Our parish has a mixed range of businesses and amenities on offer to locals and anyone visiting the area. If you are looking for a day out you could always drop into the local garden centre for a few plants and gift ideas, and then take a stroll to the Duncombe Arms for a wonderful family meal and drink.

If you love the great outdoors then what could be better than a quiet walk around our local ancient woodlands, where you will find wild flowers and plenty of feathered friends to admire.


Waresley Cricket Club

Our local Cricket club was established in 1882 and is one of the leading clubs in Huntingdonshire. We currently have three adult teams, a developement team and four junior Colts teams which play regularly throughout the season.



Waresley Village Hall

The village hall is an important part of our local parish life. We hold various events throughout the year to raise money for local charities and to build community spirit. The hall may also be hired for social events, weddings and functions.



Waresley Park Garden Centre

We have a thriving family run garden centre in the village, offering a traditional range of plants, garden sundries and gift items. The site also offers a spacious modern cafe with free WiFi and outside seating area. Hot meals are provided daily.



St. James' Church

Our parish church was completed in 1857 and designed by William Butterfield. The building was commissioned by Duncombe family, who have a mausoleum on the south side of the nave. The church has a distinctive shingled spire and weather vane.



Duncombe Arms Pub

Relax and unwind at our local pub, where a warm welcome, good food and a range of fine ales, fine wines and spirits awaits you. The whole family are welcome into the pub and the staff can provide high chairs and small portions for small mouths.



Laurence Broderick

Our local sculptor draws inspiration from the female figure and wildlife, in particular the Otter and other endangered species. Laurence produces fine artist pieces, using various materials including Purbeck marble, Alabaster and bronze.



Waresley Woods

The reserve and adjoining ancient Oak woods are home to many breeding birds and a wide range of wildflowers. Of particular interest are the abundance of Bluebells and Violets in the Spring. Over 500 species of Moth and Butterfly have been recorded.



Woodfarm Free Range Eggs

This family run business have a passion for the welfare of their animals and ensure they have a wonderful life on the farm. All of the Hens roam free outside in woodlands and meadows to produce top quality free range eggs.




We are a local small family business providing quality lawn treatments coupled with the support of a National network being the first Franchise on the prestigious Which? Trusted trader scheme.