Cranberry Cottage where the story begun
Cranberry Cottage started life as a friendly small fronted giftshop within the stone built abode
of a property dating back many hundred years. Situated in a conservation area of historic importance.
Higham Ferrers High Street is a charming protected relic of yesteryear.
NEXT DOOR IS THE LARGE TWO STORY SHOWROOMS AND GALLERY OF
THE CRANBERRY HOUSE
FULL OF INTERIORS, LAMPS, CRAFT ITEMS AND OF COURSE THE "ANTIQUES ROOM"
Higham Ferrers is located on main A6 trunk road in East Northamptonshire, about 2 miles North of busy Rushden (see our map for directions). Cranberry Cottage is opposite the (now redundant) red brick Methodist Church at the pedestrian lights on the Higham Ferrers High St.
Higham is a magical place loved by visitors and residents. High Street & other parking is usually easy and without charge making it a popular shopping spot for visitors with so much history and many interesting small shops, including antiques & gifts why not book lunch at the Carriage House or coffee or Glass of wine at the Griffin or Queen Victoria or Green Dragon public house, all within short Stroll from the CRANBERRY HOUSE or treat yourself to a few hours of pampering in one of the many Beauty houses & hairdressers in the Town
Higham Ferrers may be a small town but it has many wonderful examples of medieval architecture together with a good assortment of individually run small shops such as "le Belle" for high class ladies fashions. there is a good local florist in town that we are pleased to recommend. The quality family Bakers is also Superb!
Higham boasts a wide variety of businesses from "Homemade" bread & cakes to antique vendors, from quality fashions for ladies to motorcycles and spares, from estate agents to booksellers.
First time visitors are often surprised at the vast choice.
Fascinating sights await the visitor to Higham Ferrers, being originally a home of Romans because of its strategic position on hillside land of the River Nene it was later fully taken advantage of by the Saxons. From homes of roman masters to home sites of web masters... the years have been kind to Higham Ferrers a visit is well worth while.
Higham Ferrers derives its name from Higham (a high hamlet or hill dwelling) and Ferrers from William De Ferrers (Earl Higham from 1247 to 1254). Higham Ferrers was the oldest Borough in Northamptonshire prior to the 1973 government boundary reorganization. It is steeped with history, charm and warm welcomes!
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THE CRANBERRY HOUSE 30 HIGH STREET. HIGHAM FERRERS. NN10 8BL
TELEPHONE 01933 319000
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