Days Out

Ashwell Museum

Suns & Bank Holidays 2.30-5pm or by appointment. Entry Free (Donations)

01462 742956
Cambridge Open Studios

Our aim is to help bring artists and local people together, providing opportunities for the public to visit the workshops and studios during the annual event that takes place over the first four  weekends of July each year. A wide range  of crafts and media on display.

Curwens Art Gallery

Curwens in Royston is also proud to be the home of the Art Gallery supporting local artists with a place to display their talent.

Curwens Art Gallery, 17 High Street, Royston SG8 9AA

01763 241261
Nuthampstead Airfield Museum

The Nuthampstead Airfield Museum houses many artefacts donated by families and friends of the 55th Fighter Group and the 398th Bomb Group. The Museum officially opened April 2017 - Nuthampstead, SG8 8NB (Behind The Woodman Inn)  Nuthampstead Airfield Museum will be open on the second and last Sunday of the month from April to September - 10am to 4pm (or by appointment) - Listen to and read about their stories, see their artefacts (Station 131, 55th Fighter Group and 398th Bomb Group.)


For more information regarding the museum, please contact: Ivor Warne on 07535 990538 or visit our website


Ivor Warne, 07535 990538

A Green Flag Award winning large, attractive enclosed park, surrounded by mature trees, hedging and walls, with junior and toddler play areas, a splash park open from May to September, and green open spaces.
Open daily.
Melbourn Street, Royston, SG8

Royston and District Museum and Art Gallery

Royston Museum - The home of ancient burial mounds, a Roman crossroad, a medieval priory, a royal palace, and the enigmatic Royston Cave, discover over 2000 years of Royston's history through our displays and events. Summer opening - Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 10am-4pm, Winter opening – Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am – 4pm.

Royston Museum, 5 Lower King Street, Royston, SG8 5AL

01763 242587
Royston Cave

Royston Cave is an enigma. No records of its age or purpose exist.

Some theories suggest it was used by the Knights Templars, others by King James I and the Freemasons. Discovered by accident in 1742, Royston Cave has continued to baffle visitors for centuries. Man-made and beehive shaped; the cave is cut 30ft into the chalk that underlies Royston’s ancient crossroad, Ermine Street and Icknield Way.

The cave contains an extensive range of medieval wall carvings representing the Crucifixion, the Holy Family and several saints including St Katherine, St Laurence and St Christopher.

Only open on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays from the first weekend in April through until last weekend in September.

Entry by guided tour only.

See website for details.

Katherine's Yard, Melbourn Street, Royston, SG8 7BZ

01763 242587
Royston Leisure Centre

Royston Leisure Centre offers a wide range of activities for all ages and abilities.
Facilities include a Technogym fitness suite, 25 metre swimming pool, four court indoor sports hall and a variety of workout classes.
We have a range of memberships available to suit all needs.

Swimming Lessons
Birthday Parties

Woodcock Road Royston Herts SG8 7XT

01763 255190
Royston Picture Palace

Currently closed, hoping to reopen in 2024.

Community cinema in the heart of Royston, digital surround sound, tiered seating, latest films.

With the generous support of Royston Town Council, Royston First BID and our lovely staff and volunteers, we were screening films until the end of 2023.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday screenings.
Town Hall, Royston  SG8 7DA

Every Wednesday and Saturday

Royston Market Square

Market Hill


01763 245484

Therfield Heath is an area of Common Land and most of it is a Local Nature Reserve and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is owned by the Therfield Regulation Trust, which is a registered charity.
It is managed by the Conservators of Therfield Heath and Greens.

07449 705345

Each year 7,000 - 10,000 people visit Thriplow for our annual Daffodil Weekend.  Visitors step back in time, walking the beautiful traffic-free lanes and connecting footpaths, visiting residents 'Open Gardens', Craft Barns, Marquees, Stalls and Demonstrations, and experiencing the warm and friendly atmosphere.


The Listing publishes and maintains a directory of useful local numbers, clubs and societies, business networking, activities for children and families, and places to visit to help connect our community within the SG8 area.

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We also publish our “What’s On…” events calendar and a calendar of clubs and society meetings, along with our regular articles.

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