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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
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..
Regent St GB - Cambridge CB2 1AD
Overlooking Cambridge’s Parker’s Piece, this striking Victorian building offers rooms with satellite TV and a fine-dining restaurant. The University Arms is 10 minutes’ from Kings College. Reflecting the architecture of the building, rooms are decor..
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..
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..
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 - 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..
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.
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!
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..
Thompson's Ln GB - Cambridge CB5 8AQ