St. Neots is the largest town in Cambridgeshire with a population of some 30,000 residents. It is a thriving and growing market town with a vibrant local economy. The town is located on the A1 between Bedford (13 miles) and Cambridge (18 miles). It is linked to London on the main east coast rail line with Kings Cross only 45 minutes away. Both Luton and Stansted Airports are nearby being only 38 and 42 miles away respectively.
he road and rail links are of major importance and travellers often break their journeys in the town, it is undoubtedly the River Great Ouse which draws the majority of visitors to St. Neots. Boating, fishing and picnicking in the Riverside Park, with its free parking, are equally popular.
The riverside and its nearby Market Square, linked by the town bridge, is the hub of St. Neots and its history. The present town consists not only of St. Neots itself, but also includes Eaton Ford, Eaton Socon and Eynesbury.
This text was taken from the St Neots Town Council website www.stneots-tc.gov.uk