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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.
Tourist attractions Cambridge : Things to see and do
Senate House Passage
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..
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'..
st. St John's
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..
Gonville Place GB - Cambridge CB1 1LY
Overlooking the famous Parker's Piece, this 4-star 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 bedrooms each have a..
Downing Street GB - Cambridge CB2 3DT
Prix Prices from : 139 £
Hilton Cambridge is located 600 metres from the city centre, with many of the city's attractions, shopping areas, cobbled streets, architecture, the River Cam and historic colleges within walking distance. All 198 of the contemporary air-conditioned..
41 Regent Street GB - Cambridge CB2 1AB
Prix Prices from : 160 £
This fine listed building is situated in the heart of Cambridge. As a privately owned hotel they take pride in offering a personal, efficient and competitive service at all times. The Regent Hotel is completely non-smoking and all of the 22 bedrooms..
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. ..
Midsummer Common GB - CB4 1HA Cambridge
A stylish restaurant in an idyllic location on Midsummer Common; enjoy an aperitif in the first floor lounge overlooking the River Cam. Set 7 or 10 course menus (with 5 courses also available at lunch). Creative, highly accomplished cooking showcases..
51-52 Trumpington St GB - CB2 1RG Cambridge
Originally a 1921 cake shop famed for its Chelsea buns; now an upmarket café which retains its dark wood, art deco façade. The concise, weekly changing menu offers traditional, flavourful dishes. Excellent baked goods.
15-19 Trumpington St GB - CB2 1QA Cambridge
183 East Rd. GB - CB1 1BG Cambridge
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!
152-154 Hills Rd GB - CB2 8PB Cambridge
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 ..
Thompson's Ln. GB - CB5 8AQ Cambridge