Cambridge Things to Do

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  • 1. Punting

    As I made my way along Magdalene Street, I came across a River with lot's of empty Punt's, and lots of Student's trying to take me Punting for a fee. Sorry.... I wasn't interested, and was on my way,...

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  • 2. King's College

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    We attended Eve Song in King's College Chapel on of the days. It was free and it was wonderful. I often listened to this choir singing on cds but had never heard them singing in the chapel, and how...

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  • 3. Walking Around

    There are so many lovely buildings. The university buildings are all over the city. There are lovely churches and amazing houses to look at. Mill road is popular for food and restaurants and the...

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  • 4. Trinity College

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    The Great Gate, begun in 1490 is the entrance to King's Hall and was completed in 1535; it is the largest of all the college gates. The Great Gate is also home to the famous statue of founder Henry...

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  • 5. Round Church

    The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is one of only four surviving round churches in England and was built around 1130 by the Fraternity of the Holy Sepulchre. It started its life as a wayfarers' chapel...

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  • 6. River Cam

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    It was not well advertised but i happened across a cruise boat called the Riverboat Georgina moored just below Jesus Lock. Me and my wife went for a sheduled one hour trip which left 12.00 midday and...

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  • 7. Duxford Air Museum

    If you visit the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, try to see one of the huge international air shows. This museum has more than just static displays; many aircraft, from both World Wars, the Cold War,...

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  • 8. Fitzwilliam Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Fitzwilliam Museum is Cambridge University’s free public museum and specialises in art and antiquities, the museum and was founded in 1816 with the bequest of the library and art collection of the...

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  • 9. Parks and Green Spaces

    Cambridge truly is a green city – the natural fen landscape flows right into the centre along the river Cam, cows grazing within sight of Kings College Chapel. You can picnic under the trees along The...

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  • 10. St John's College

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    The Faculty of Divinity, a theological faculty, was once housed in the beautiful building in front of St. John’s. The building is richly decorated, but the details almost seem suffocating. The...

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  • 11. Great St Mary's

    4 out of 5 stars

    Great St Mary’s is the University Church. There has been a church on the site since at least 1200 and the present building dates from the late 15th century. The tower was completed in 1608, and you...

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  • 12. Queens' College

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Let's start with formalities: Queens' is called Queens' and not Queen's. It was founded by Margaret of Anjou in 1448 and refounded by Elizabeth Woodville, Queen consort of Edward IV., in 1465. Thus:...

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  • 13. Grantchester

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    Village of Granchester is a birth place of Rupert Brook, English poet and solder. There is nice wilks on the back of the Colledges from the center of Cambridge to the village. It's very easy to follow...

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  • 14. Clare College

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    This large college, located directly next to kings, has some beautiful gardens. Beside for its elegant buildings, it is known for its bridge and the anecdote behind it. Clare Bridge was built in the...

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  • 15. Jesus College

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    Definitely the most attractive and least known Cambridge college Jesus college is well worth a visit. Every odd year in the summer there is a renowned scultpure exhibition, with an outstanding...

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  • 16. Folk Museum

    5 out of 5 stars

    The Folk Museum is Cambridge's local museum which is located in a former inn. The exhibitions show the history of Cambridge with a focus on everyday life with exhibits such as clothes and toys. A part...

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  • 17. The Market

    This beautiful, lively market behind St. Mary’s church was a nice place to walk through. Although it just has the usual market stuff like fruits, cheese, meat, bread, flowers etc., it really invites...

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  • 18. American Military Cemetery, Madingley

    The grounds were donated by the University of Cambridge and are thirty and a half acres in size. Only American WWII burial ground in England. The 3,812 white crosses and the Portland stone wall...

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  • 19. Audley End Stately Home

    A junction or two down the M11 towards London stands a rather impressive stately home that was originally bought by Charles II from the Suffolk family. It was certainly useful for the horse racing at...

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  • 20. King's Parade

    King's Parade, with King's College and Senate House on one side, and the University Church, old shops (including Britain's oldest bookshop) and coffee shops on the other, is the most elegant street in...

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  • 21. Guildhall (Town Hall)

    Cambridge has no classic town hall, but the Guildhall. The Mayor and City Council of Cambridge have their see in there. The neoclassicist building was erected...

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  • 22. St. Edward - King and Martyr

    St. Edward's church is often missed by tourists as it is located in a side street - somewhere in between the Market Square and King's Parade. And even if you...

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  • 23. St. Botolph's Church

    A small, beautiful 14th century church which was once one of the most important of the city. It is located right in the middle between the big colleges so that...

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  • 24. Kettle's Yard

    Here, we have an exhibition space for contemporary art which supplements the more classical museums of Cambridge on the field of modern artworks. As of 2011,...

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  • 25. Almshouses in King Street

    King Street is usually pub and restaurant territory, so most people looking for architecture skip King Street, especially its western end. Those, however, miss...

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