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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
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 broad expanse of lawn, planted with trees. The most illustrious include St John's , Trinity , and..
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..
Trumpington Street GB - Cambridge CB2 1QA
In a Grade II Listed building, Hotel du Vin Cambridge has luxurious boutique rooms with monsoon showers and Egyptian linen. Cambridge city centre is a 5-minute walk away. The French bistro at Hotel Du Vin serves a modern menu of European cuisine and..
41 Regent Street GB - Cambridge CB2 1AB
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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 bedroom..
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..
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 house with distinctive dining room decorated in rich colours. Monthly changing classical menu; tasty, good value French-influenced dishes. Formal service.
15-19 Trumpington St GB - Cambridge CB2 1QA
Spacious brasserie with black banquettes and walls filled with wine memorabilia. Classic dishes presented in a modern style, with French undertones. Relaxed, buzzy ambience.
Thompson's Ln GB - Cambridge CB5 8AQ
183 East Rd GB - Cambridge CB1 1BG
By day, a café serving homemade pastries, platters and snacks. By night, a restaurant with large illuminated canvases and a weekly set menu of well-prepared, classically based dishes that showcase excellent ingredients. Very personally run.
152-154 Hills Rd GB - Cambridge CB2 8PB
Sleek, stylish restaurant with a spacious cocktail bar and a striking red and black dining room with bold feature walls. Top quality ingredients are showcased in skilfully crafted dishes. Cooking is classically based, with clearly defined flavours an..
Midsummer Common GB - Cambridge CB4 1HA
Idyllic location right on Midsummer Common; the first floor bar overlooks the River Cam. Set 3, 7 or 10 course menus to be chosen by the whole table: visually impressive, carefully crafted dishes use a range of modern techniques, and flavours are cle..