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Old Ferry Boat Pub in St Ives

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Make Christmas extra special with the tastiest food and drink this festive season.

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Festive Opening Times

Please note that during the festive period our opening times may vary. Call us on 01480 463227 or visit our Facebook page to find out more.

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Welcome to the

Old Ferry Boat

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. This hotel is dog friendly in all areas as long as kept on a lead. Last check in is 11pm.


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