Cambridge Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Cambridge

  • 1. Grantchester

    This church is just a few steps away from the tea garden " Orchard ". A graveyard is all around it, many of the tombstones are too withered to read who has been buried there. In front of the altar...

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  • 2. Wittgenstein's Grave

    This little burial ground with its Neogothic chapel is the final resting place for many Cambridge academics. Probably the most famous is Ludwig Wittgenstein, others include two of Charles Darwin's...

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  • 3. Mill Road area pubs

    Mill Road.Seen here in the early morning,but usually busy with people and traffic.The shops,cafes,restaurants and pubs on and around Mill Road are among the best on offer and well worth a wander over...

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  • 4. Cathedral City of Ely

    Ely Cathedral is a wonderful church inside and it has lovely stained glass. Within the Cathedral, there is a Stained Glass Museum which is woth visiting. You need to pay separately to enter the...

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  • 5. Cambridge Union

    Hidden away bhind the Round Church in Cambridge is the Cambridge Union. Primarily the world famous debate society they also host a top speakers from Hollywood stars to famous artists and musicians and...

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  • 6. Castle Hill

    .....is closed off at the moment. I suspect local skateboarders have been using and eroding it. A typical Norman motte, its bailey now hidden by the council buildings, it's still worth a visit....

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  • 7. American Military Cemetery

    American Military Cemetary. Between Cambridge and Maddingley (only about 1 to 2 miles out of Cambridge). Here lie many of those American servicemen killed while stationed in or around Cambridge...

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  • 8. Hobson's Conduit

    A visit to Hobson's Conduit on the corner of Lensfield Road and Trumpington street is worth doing, perhaps on the way to exploring the open areas past the backs. The conduit spilt up water that came...

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  • 9. Jesus Green

    It sounds like some sort of preacher, or religious person but Jesus Green is a place-name in Cambridge. It's slightly north of the city centre, near Jesus College, and is a green area for sports,...

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  • 10. Mill Road

    Local street fair with stalls and entertainment, takes place in December. Part of the Mill Road is shut off to traffic for a few hours so you will be able to wander around in the street (watch out...

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  • 12. Foster Mill (Spiller's Flour Mill)

    With its castle-like turret, the Spillers Flour Mill next to the train station is one of the tallest buildings in Cambridge. Built in 1898, it marked...

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  • 13. Grafitti project at Newmarket Road

    At Newmarket Road, just a few steps away from the roundabout, you will find a grafitti art project from a group of artists called "Blight Society". The murals...

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  • 14. Hunnybun Gravestones

    Next to the Holy Trinity Church, there is a small graveyard attracting some attention. That does not only come from its small size (although it is of course...

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  • 15. Chapel of St. Mary Magdalene (Leper Chapel)

    Although it is one of the oldest surviving buildings in Cambridge, few people know it even exists. It is a beautiful, well-preserved Romanesque building. The...

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  • 16. GORGEOUS VILLAGE OF HINXTON

    I thought this little village was quite a find!Full of thatched roofed Cottage's, a Mill, church and a gorgeous thatched roof 17th Century Red Lion Inn, it had...

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  • 17. Old gravestones - the Hunnybuns

    A quick walk up a back lane way to Marks and Spencers took us a past the back of one of the churches - Holy Trinity Church - the laneway it appeared had been...

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  • 18. St John's Church in Waterbeach

    As it's often the case in small,English villages you can see very impressive churches there. I liked visiting the St John's church in Waterbeach.It's a very old...

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  • 19. Waterbeach

    My son and I went on a very nice bicycle tour along the Cam to Waterbeach. On the way out of Cambridge, there is a bike lane, later this is shared with walkers....

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  • 20. Local Football

    In Cambridge there are two semi-professional clubs, and your nearest to the centre is at Milton Road, just north of the river. At Cambridge City you can watch a...

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  • 21. Liittle St Mary's

    St Mary the Less, on Trumpington Steet, so-called to distinguish it from Great St Mary's Church (obviously, perhaps). There was a church on this site from at...

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  • 22. CAMBRIDGE SIGHTS

    As Cambridge is a university city you will of course see students, but these were a little special, a group of Kings choristers hurrying through the rain in...

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  • 23. A PLACE IN HISTORY

    on the 28th of February 1953 Frances Crick announced in the The Eagle pub that he and James Watson had mapped the double helix of DNA, this wonderful...

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  • 24. The original Addenbrookes

    Addenbrookes hospital still exists, but is now located in a concrete maze to the south of the city.The Old, original Addenbrookes has been stunningly restored...

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  • 25. Arrive on the same platform as God....

    Every proposition is the result of truth operations on elementary propositions. Cambridge Railway station was the location where Ludwig Wittgenstein arrived...

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