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,... more
When I was in Cambridge, I saw tourist buses but from my own experience, I think that one can just get around almost everywhere by foot. There does not even need to be a to-do list when walking around... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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,... more
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... more
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... more
The Fitzwilliam is Cambridge's main art and antiquities museum with an exhibition ranging from Babylonian sculptures to Dutch 17th century painting. Even the neoclassic building from 1816 is a piece... more
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:... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more