Cambridge Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Punting

    Getting in and out of the punt wasn't as tricky as you might think, we didn't wobble much at all and I don't think we were in danger of tipping over. But as we were sitting in the punt, Donna's...

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  • 2. Rising Bollards

    In preparation for my journey to Cambridge, I did review all of the tips on VT's Cambridge travel page. The "warning or danger" category only had two entries: punting and rising bollards. I had to...

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  • 3. Particularly annoying...

    ...are the people who offer you to go punting or to take a guided tour through the town or to take a bus tour or whatever... They roam the streets in front of...

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  • 4. The People

    Not a warning or a danger but I read somewhere the people here are rude. Really? I was there for three days and found that people were chatty and helpful...

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  • 5. Limit on the number of guests of a student

    If you are counting on your Cambridge friend to bring you around for free, then make sure there's only you and one other person visiting or be prepared to pay...

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  • 6. No walking on the grass within college premises!

    Not really a major warning but I thought I would share what I had learnt. When visiting the colleges, there were signs saying that one should not walk across...

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  • 7. Mad Cyclists

    Some streets have a bike lane, and there are also some cyclist who actually use it. More streets ,however, don't have one and most cyclists just find their way...

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  • 8. Cows

    Yes, cows. In Cambridge.As in any other city I had expected to watch my step when walking , so I don't step into anything nasty from dogs. I was not prepared to...

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  • 9. Beware of Cylclists

    I have lived here all my life and always cycled and walked around town. What visitors to Cambridge do not realise is that this is the busiest cyclist city in...

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  • 10. The Colleges

    Always bear in mind the rules of the various colleges at Cambridge. They do not allow unfettered public access at all times. Please read the signs posted by the...

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  • 11. Beware of the conduits !

    Hobson's conduit is described elsewhere on another tip.On several roads, most notably on Trumpington street the waters from the conduit are fed along the sides...

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  • 12. Cyclists Beware !

    This is the sign that greets you on all roads approaching the city. With such imprecise punctuation I'm not sure if :a) It is telling motorists to watch out for...

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  • 13. Slick Stories

    If a guy at the bus station tries to tell you he crashed his car and needs some money to get home you should know he is always at the bus station always with...

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  • 14. Don't visit mid-May to mid-June

    Access to most of the University buildings, and especially the colleges is very severly restricted during the examination season.You can still enter King's...

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  • 15. Don't do it on the lawn in the middle of the night

    I can confirm through personal experience that at least some of the lawns of the Cambridge colleges are alarmed.Do not be tempted (unlike I was after several...

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  • 16. Vicious Plants!!! (In England)

    Actually, ANYWHERE in England, not just Cambridge, you may come across these wicked plants. DO NOT TOUCH!!! You will find them in parks, beside the roads, and...

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  • 17. Important !

    Pay particular attention to any signs with an exclamation point! These are Important!For THE most important sign, you will see in all of England, if not...

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  • 18. Warning for Cyclist

    In Cambridge cycling is very popular but you could see all safety sign everywhere for cyclist stating Safety notes• Wear a helmet • Use bright lights on your...

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  • 19. Magdalene College!

    If you are thinking of studying at Cambridge, it's a good idea to first visit the place or at least to read up on some of the colleges. I applied to Cambridge...

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  • 20. Closing times

    I was hoping to see Peterhouse College, the oldest of all the Cambridge Colleges, but unfortunately it was closed. I was lucky that I did get to see most of the...

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  • 21. Mind your manners

    HAHAHA!I love this warning :)By a windowshop on All Saints Passage - it's a chocolate shop if I'm not mistaken.

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  • 22. Protests

    As a student city, there are quite often protest marches in Cambridge. This one was a protest about the use (or is that abuse) of animals for research purposes...

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