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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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st. Trinity 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 broad expanse of lawn, planted with trees. The most illustrious include St John's, Trinity, and King'..
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. St John's 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, just 15 minutes' walk from the rail station and University colleges, this charming hotel boasts elegant accommodation and indulgent spa and wellness facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Dating b..
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..
Gonville Place GB - Cambridge CB1 1LY
Overlooking the famous Parker's Piece, this 4-star Best Western Plus The Gonville Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the historic centre of Cambridge. Refurbished to a high standard, the hotel offers free parking and rooms with free WiFi. The spacious be..
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. ..
Thompson's Ln GB - Cambridge CB5 8AQ
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..
15-19 Trumpington St GB - Cambridge CB2 1QA
152-154 Hills Rd GB - Cambridge CB2 8PB
Sleek, stylish restaurant with a spacious cocktail bar and a striking red & black dining room with bold feature walls. Top quality ingredients are showcased in skilfully crafted dishes. Cooking is classically based, with clearly defined flavours and ..
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.
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!