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Alongside its rival Oxford, the city of Cambridge has come to symbolise university education. Around 100km north of London, it is built on two arms of the River Cam; its willow-planted banks run behind colleges of brick and weathered stone and beside magnificent parks and gardens. Internationally renowned for its scientific research, Cambridge blends tradition and modernity in an enchanting setting.
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Trinity Street GB - Cambridge CB2
The colleges are grouped together on the east bank of the River Cam. Each college has a bridge linking it with the other bank, known as The Backs , a wide expanse of lawn, planted with trees. A walk along the west bank is definitely one of the most ..
Senate House Passage GB - Cambridge
Built between 1446 and 1515, this building represents the apogee of the Perpendicular Gothic style. Its scale is more in keeping with the chancel of a cathedral than a college chapel. Of twelve bays, the nave soars upwards supported by buttressing so..
St John's Street GB - Cambridge CB2 1TP
A tour of St John's College (founded 1511) is a walk through the world of architecture. It is Cambridge's second largest college; the gatehouse, decorated with coats of arms, is one of the finest in the city. The courtyards are predominantly Tudor. B..
53-57 Lensfield Road GB - Cambridge CB2 1EN
Situated in the historic city of Cambridge, less than a mile from the rail station, this charming hotel dates back to 1850. The beautiful old college buildings can be reached in 5 minutes on foot, and guests can punt along the River Cam to take in th..
Gonville Place GB - Cambridge CB1 1LY
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Overlooking Parker's Piece, this 4-star Best Western Plus The Gonville Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the historic centre of Cambridge. The hotel offers free parking, a traditional restaurant and rooms with free Wi-Fi. The spacious bedrooms each have..
Downing Street GB - Cambridge CB2 3DT
Well-located in Cambridge city centre, Cambridge City Hotel is set amid historic colleges and excellent shopping. It has a restaurant, Irish pub, a gym and a sauna. This modern 4-star hotel is a 5-minute walk from Kings College, Cambridge Corn Excha..
Leisure activities Cambridge
You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard your Cambridge open-top double-decker bus. There are 16 stops and the entire route takes approximately 1 hour (not including walking tour). The bus departs every 15 - 30 minutes from each stop. ..
22 Chesterton Rd GB - Cambridge CB4 3AX
Converted Victorian townhouse with a formal dining room; its ten tables set with flowers and candles. Monthly changing, four course set menu of classically based, flavourful cooking. Cheese and fish courses cost extra.
15-19 Trumpington St GB - Cambridge CB2 1QA
183 East Rd GB - Cambridge CB1 1BG
Personally run, first floor restaurant with illuminated canvasses lining the walls. Weekly changing, fixed price menu; classic cooking showcases excellent ingredients. The chef-owner is a chocolatier by trade so the chocolates are a must!
51-52 Trumpington St GB - Cambridge CB2 1RG
1922 cake shop famed for its Chelsea buns; saved from closure and transformed into a stylish, modern eatery which retains its dark wood, art deco façade. Concise weekly menu offers simple, flavourful dishes. Excellent baked goods.
Midsummer Common GB - Cambridge CB4 1HA
In an idyllic location on Midsummer Common; the first floor bar overlooks the River Cam. Set 3, 4 or 5 course lunches and 6 or 10 course dinners: visually impressive, carefully crafted dishes use a range of modern techniques, and flavours are clear a..
Thompson's Ln GB - Cambridge CB5 8AQ