Whilst Cambridgeshire may not be the first place you think of for a short break, it has many historic and interesting places to see.Cambridge itself is mainly known as being a university town. However, the city has much more to offer. In July the Cambridge Folk Festival takes place at Cherry Hinton Hall. With 3 stages, music and craft workshops and street theatre there is something for everyone. This year some of the acts you can see are Seasick Steve, Kris Kristofferson and Natalie Merchant. There are still tickets available if you fancy going.Huntingdon racecourse is a great place for a day out. On August Bank Holiday Monday there is a family fun day. Experience the excitement of the action on the racecourse whilst sipping a glass of wine and enjoy the off track entertainment in between races..Visit the cathedral at Ely. A magnificent building which dates back to the 11th century. The stone used in its construction was quarried from nearby Northamptonshire. The nave is over 75m (250ft) long and is the longest in Britain. There is also a large collection of stained glass windows, with some as old as 13th century and some as recent as 1933.Discover this often forgotten part of Britain and be pleasantly surprised by its charm and character.